Apply for Children Social Care Roles

If you want to make an impact, make a change and be there for a child, apply for one of our roles today!

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Are you committed to the highest practice standards and to achieving better outcomes for children, young people and families?

Would you like to progress your career with an organisation that puts children, young people and families at the heart of everything it does?

If you answered yes to these questions then we would like to hear from you.

Creating a home from home

We have a number of exciting opportunities to work within our children’s homes and support children from the ages of 11 up to 18 years old. You will be a part of a passionate team who creates a warm, caring and nurturing environment that supports children to thrive and makes a real difference in their lives. Experience of working with children is essential and full training will be provided. We also offer a £2,000 welcome package to people who start a career in residential care.

We are now recruiting to the below vacancies. 

 

Relief Residential Care Officer

Salary: £12.46 per hour 

We are currently seeking to recruit Relief Residential Care Officers to work within our current residential Children’s Care Homes. Click on the link above for more details. 

Closing Date: 30th November 2023 (midnight)
Senior Residential Care Officer

Salary: £29,447 - £33,024 depending on experience (£31,949 - £35,832 including 8.5% unsociable hours allowance for full time employees)

We are currently looking to recruit for a Senior Residential Care Officer to work within one of our children’s homes with children aged 11 to 18. As a Senior Residential Care Officer you will work under the supervision and advice of the Registered Manager and Deputy Manager with delegated responsibility for more skilled practice, This role will include supervisory duties and shift leader role as well as contributing to staff development of other members of the team. 

Closing Date: 30th November 2023 (midnight)
Residential Care Officer

Salary: £24,044 - £26,740 depending on experience (£26087 - £29013 including 8.5% unsociable hours allowance for full time employees, pro-rata for part time). 

We are currently seeking to recruit Residential Child Care Officers to work within new or our current residential Children’s Homes. Click on the link above for more details. 

Successful applicants to this post will also be eligible for special recruitment and retention payments of £1000 after six months and twelve months service, subject to certain conditions. (£1000 for full time employees, pro rata for part time)

Closing Date: 30th November 2023 (midnight)
Residential Care Officer Children with Disabilities

Salary: £24,044 - £26,740 depending on experience (£26087 - £29013 including 8.5% unsociable hours allowance for full time employees, pro-rata for part time).

Here in Doncaster, we are expanding our residential service for Children with Disabilities and are looking to recruit to our short break service and to our Children's home

Successful applicants to this post will also be eligible for special recruitment and retention payments of £1000 after six months and twelve months service, subject to certain conditions. (£1000 for full time employees, pro rata for part time)

Closing Date: 30th November 2023 (midnight)
Waking Nights Officer

Salary: £24,044 - £26,740 (Full Time Equivalent) depending on experience

(£28251 - £31420 including 17.5% unsociable hours allowance for full time employees, pro-rata for part time). 

Successful applicants to this post will also be eligible for special recruitment and retention payments of £1000 after six months and twelve months service, subject to certain conditions. (£1000 for full time employees, pro rata for part time). 

Closing Date: 30th November 2023 (midnight)
Waking Nights Officer Children with Disabilities

Salary: £24,044 - £26,740 (Full Time Equivalent) depending on experience

(£28251 - £31420 including 17.5% unsociable hours allowance for full time employees, pro-rata for part time). 

Successful applicants to this post will also be eligible for special recruitment and retention payments of £1000 after six months and twelve months service, subject to certain conditions. (£1000 for full time employees, pro rata for part time). 

Closing Date: 30th November 2023 (midnight)

Social Worker Roles 

We are looking for people who can bring the right values, beliefs and attitudes to a rewarding job. In return, you will have the chance to develop your career and learn new skills, as well as be part of a small and friendly team managed by an experienced manager who will be there to support you so you can be there for children, young people and families.

Find further details about each role by clicking on the relevant links below. 

Experienced Children's Social Workers - Duty and Assessment

Salary: Up to £41,513 including £2,000 retention supplement (depending on experience)

The opportunity to progress to £42,476. Relocation package to encourage you to move to Doncaster.

Closing Date: 30th November 2023 (midnight)
Experienced Children's Social Workers - Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub

Salary: Up to £41,513 including £2,000 retention supplement (depending on experience)

The opportunity to progress to £42,476. Relocation package to encourage you to move to Doncaster.

Closing Date: 30th November 2023 (midnight)
Experienced Children's Social Workers - Help and Protection

Salary: Up to £41,513 including £2,000 retention supplement (depending on experience)

The opportunity to progress to £42,476. Relocation package to encourage you to move to Doncaster.

Closing Date: 30th November 2023 (midnight)
Experienced Social Worker Children in Care

Salary up to £39,513 - plus potential market forces supplement depending on experience

Relocation package to encourage you to move to Doncaster.

Closing Date: 30th November 2023 (midnight)

Help with relocation

If you are considering moving to Doncaster to take up a role with us we may be able to help with legal and estate agent’s fees and the cost of surveys and removals through our relocation scheme which is worth up to £7,000.

  

Talk to us about opportunities in children's social care in Doncaster

There are lots of opportunities to develop and grow your career in Children’s Social Care here in Doncaster. 

 

If you share our commitment to delivering high quality services to achieve better outcomes for children, young people and families we would love to hear from you. Our team are ready to tell you more about working for in our children's social care teams and the great opportunities for you to work here in Doncaster. 

For more information or to arrange a chat with our team who will be happy to answer your questions email Proudtocarechildren@doncaster.gov.uk

Or call 01302 735 721 or 01302 735 760 (Monday to Friday, 10am – 4pm). 

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Last updated: 31 October 2023 10:16:12

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