13-10-2014 | EXPIRA LA 15-10-2014

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Qualification: Degree in Social Pedagogy
Role: 2 Social Pedagogues
Job Title: Residential Care Officer Level 3
Location: Spalding, Sleaford and Gainsborough, Lincolnshire (See http://www.visitlincolnshire.com/ for information about Lincolnshire)

Salary: £28,636 – £31,754 per annum depending on experience

Contract: Fixed term, 1 year, full time

This Local authority has 3 residential homes for children with disabilities and traumatic backgrounds. They are looking to employ 2 Social Pedagogues as Residential Care Officers at level 3 that will work in all 3 homes. This role will involve working within policies, practices and procedures of the service and being part of the management team, consequently you will be expected to lead a team within the children’s homes, attend team meetings and be involved in staffing and recruitment as relevant. You will also be expected to work directly with the children and be involved in their daily lives which will involve working in a range of settings in the community depending on the needs of the young person. You will have to manage challenging behaviour and offer personal care to the children. You may also be required to administer medication and/or undertake treatments such as Gastrostomy feeds and oral suction as relevant.

The job will be shift work which will include night shifts and will involve a large amount of driving. You will also be expected to offer out of hours support (on call) should it be necessary.


• Social Pedagogy qualification
• A driving license and willingness to drive in the UK
• Excellent English (verbal and written)
• Computer literate
• Experience with children with disabilities
• Experience of supporting children and young people in children’s homes
• Ability to work with child care legislation and willingness to learn
• Reflective
• Adaptability and creativity
• Able to manage resources and facilities i.e. to run a home in the absence of the home manager

Next step:

Please email your CV’s to abby@jacaranda-recruitment.co.uk (we can only reply to those who meet the criteria above). Please quote vacancy reference, VR/966 in the subject line of your email. Please read our "Writing a Good CV" section on our website. Follow this link http://www.arbeiten-in-england.de/index.php/resources before sending us your CV. The CV should be in Word and not contain tables or pictures to be compatible with our systems. We also request a one page statement outlining your interest and motivation for this position.


Jacaranda is a London based international recruitment company specialised in the social care sector. We have been successfully recruiting for 10 years from various countries, including Romania since 2009. We have an excellent reputation for finding jobs in the UK for social workers and social care professionals from Europe.

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