Registered Child Care Officer

Posted 16 December 2021
Salary£13 - 15 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineHealth & Social Care
Contact NameDane Matthews

Job description

~ Registered Child Care Manager ~

Spencer Clarke Group are working in partnership with Wirral Council to appoint a Registered Child Care Officer to their Childrens Service.

3 – 6 month agency contract with a view to being extended on an ongoing basis.

36 Hours per week. (Monday to Friday 9 - 5)

Location – Wirral, CH46 9PS.

Rate of Pay - £13.57+ per hour – Higher rates can be negotiated for more experienced candidates.

About the Role;

  • Work directly with children and young people with disabilities within a residential and short breaks setting, ensuring they are not only offered the highest level of care but also that their emotional and developmental needs are met.
  • To develop, monitor and review Personal Profiles and Support Plans for young people to meet the stated objectives of the young persons Care Plan, providing a flexible and Person Centred response to young people and their carers.

Key Responsibilities;

  • Work directly with young people to ensure that all aspects of their personal care needs of children and their families are met both within residential and short break services for young people.
  • To undertake Key Worker roles for young person ensuring that the assessment, monitoring and review of individual young peoples needs are clearly and accurately recorded ,attending meetings as required.
  • To ensure the risks that are identified within individual young people’s Personal Profiles are managed effectively, risk assessments are produced and to aid the development of risk management strategies to support young people.
  • Ensure all health and safety procedures are complied with to provide for a safe workplace and living environment.
  • Support managers in the improvement of the homes performance against Children’s Homes Regulations and Quality Standards.
  • Support the Registered Manager in ensuring the service is delivered in line with and taking account of the department’s Equal Opportunities Policy.
  • Participate in planned programmes of care both within residential homes and in the community which meet not only the physical needs, but social and emotional needs of the young people.
  • To encourage young people to participate in leisure activities and to record all progress against goal-based outcomes

Job Requirements;

  • Eligibility to work in the UK. (Passport or Working Visa)
  • Enhanced DBS & Barred List Check. (Child and Adults)
  • Reference Contact Details covering the last five years. (Names, numbers and email addresses)

If you are interested in this role and would like to apply, please send a copy of your most recent CV to and contact Dane on 01772 954 200 as soon as possible.