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Children's Home Practioner Opportunities HCC278206

Job Details:


Salary Range: £21,403 - £24,055 per annum
Work Location: Various locations across Hampshire – please see full list in advert below and state preference within application
Hours per week: 37 to include shifts over a 7-day period (part time applications will also be considered). 
Contract type: Permanent

Become a role model and make a difference to the lives of children in Hampshire


Do you love working with children and young people and want to help make a significant contribution to their lives?


If so, we are looking for Residential Care Workers at our homes across Hampshire. 


We believe passionately in ensuring our childcare practitioners have the skills and knowledge to be able to parent and care for children within our service. Through working within our Model of Care – Pillars of Parenting – we focus on each child’s individual strengths to support them to develop and achieve positive outcomes. 


The key function of this role is to work directly with children and young people. It requires a child centred approach and ability to build warm, positive and strong relationships with our children. You will be a positive role model supporting children's goals and development.



Our Homes:
We have various positions available across Hampshire, please click here for a full list of our homes and indicate on your application if you have a preference in location. 

Additional Information:


In return, we can offer you…

•    Salary and career progression.
•    Access to paid in-house training.
•    24 -27 days paid holiday, dependant on local authority service.
•    Access to free and confidential Employee Support for you and your immediate family (including 24/7 counselling and advice).
•    Opportunity to become a member of the Local Government Pension Scheme with Local Government employer contribution included.


To view the full list of benefits available to you, visit the HCC employee benefits page



For more information about residential care careers with Hampshire County Council, please visit our Residential Care Careers Site



To view the full job description and person specification, please click here


Please note, shortlisting and interviews will take place on regular, rolling basis for these roles as applications are received. 


Vetting Requirements:


This post is subject to a criminal records check. Please note, we will take up references prior to interview.

Contact Details for an Informal Discussion:


Danielle Rebbitt, Lead Manager (Residential Care) via:

John Stacey, County Service Manager via: 


Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.


In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.


We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.



Job Segment: Part Time

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