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Waking Night Childcare Officer Cardiff Council
Full Time Part Time

An exciting opportunity has become available at Cardiff Council Children’s Services, and we are recruiting Waking Night Staff for our new Assessment Children’s Home working with some of our most vulnerable children and young people.

This is an exciting time to join a service, which puts the individual at the heart of our work. This new provision is an opportunity to be innovative in the way we understand the needs of this important group of young people. This multi-professional model will work from a strengths-based (Signs of Safety) and trauma-informed approach to meet the needs of children, young people and their families.
We are recruiting 4 full time and 2 part Time Waking Nights Childcare Officers for our new Childrens Home. The team will work from a strengths-based (Signs of Safety) approach to meet the needs of children and their families.

Working in line with our statement of purpose, you will take responsibility for the smooth and safe running of the establishment, ensuring that young people receive a sensitive service best meeting their social, racial, psychological, educational, cultural, physical identity and health care needs.
You will be assuming key worker responsibilities by implementing, monitoring and recording individual personal plans in consultation with your supervisor and other members of the team. You will participate in regular, planned and specific pieces of work to meet a young persons identified needs. By creating and maintaining good relationships with young people, you will ensure they are fully involved in decision making that affect their lives and achieving self-advocacy and independence by developing their potential to learn and achieve.

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