Care Officer

£21,748 per annum
Bridlington and Driffield
Employment type
Full Time
Closing date
Job closes on 6 December
Job reference
Job reference: CYSS000684
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The job itself

Job Term: Permanent

Appointment Type: Full time

Days of work: 4 week rolling rota including weekends

Hours per week: 37

Service Area: Children, Young People, Support and Safeguarding

Place of Work: 117 Cardigan Road

Are you a compassionate, caring team player who is committed to making a difference?  If so, we want to hear from you.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to become part of our team at Cardigan Road, which is a residential Looked After setting for up to six young people from 14 to 17 years of age, on a medium to long term basis. You must be reliable, energetic, of good character and have experience of working with this age group.

We are looking for staff that can help maintain and improve the high standards already established at the homes. The successful candidate should be reliable, energetic and of good character and have the ability to engage with young people in a positive manner. We are seeking resilient people to add to a fantastic team who support young people in having meaningful and fulfilled lives, by helping them to develop the confidence and skills to prepare for independent living.

The hours of work are on a rolling four week rota basis, including sleep in duties and bank holidays, though the successful candidate will be flexible in their availability. The successful candidates will have experience of working with this age group and hold QCF level 3 or equivalent, or be willing to gain the QCF diploma within two years of commencing the post.

We offer a range of benefits including:

  • A competitive rate of pay

  • Sleep in allowance

  • Comprehensive induction programme

  • Excellent training opportunities, including work based Level 3 qualification

  • Development and progression opportunities

  • Opportunities to work in other similar roles within Children’s Services.

  • Free passes for East Riding leisure facilities

Interviews will be held on 15th December 2020

If you would like further information please contact Ricky Burrett on 01262 672504

Applications are encouraged from male applicants to promote a diverse workforce under Ofsted regulations however applications from other genders are welcome and will be assessed on an equal basis.


Closing date: 6th December 2020

Interview date: 15th December 2020

Please find a link below to download the job outline and employee specification:

Job Outline and Employee specification (PDF file, download size 833.57 kb)

Further information


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Please find a link below to download important Information for applicants


Information for applicants – External (PDF file, download size 15kb)


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