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05 January 2024

Join Our Team as a Residential Child Care Officer (Agency) – Ongoing Opportunity

Are you ready to make a meaningful impact on young lives?

At the Government of Jersey, we’re dedicated to providing exceptional care to children and young people in our community. We’re seeking passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as Residential Child Care Officers on an ongoing agency basis. If you’re looking for a rewarding career where you can truly make a difference, keep reading!

About Us: The Government of Jersey is a diverse organization with a workforce of approximately 7,000 professionals spanning various departments. We are committed to the well-being and development of our community, and we’re looking for compassionate individuals to help us achieve our mission.

Position Overview: As a Residential Child Care Officer (Agency), you’ll play a crucial role in nurturing and supporting children and young people who are looked after by the Government of Jersey. Working as part of a dedicated team, you’ll provide high-quality care to children living in our homes, ensuring they have a safe and nurturing environment to thrive.

Key Responsibilities:

* Contribute to the management and development of services for young people living in our homes.
* Collaborate with young people, their families, and other professionals to meet their needs effectively.
* Implement organizational strategies to achieve the objectives of Children Services.
* Foster teamwork and promote team development within your unit.
* Advocate for children in multi-agency contexts, ensuring their voices are heard and respected.
* Maintain accurate records and support care planning.
* Actively participate in home meetings, involving children in decision-making processes.
* Commit to ongoing training and professional development.
* Ensure a safe and nurturing environment for children.
* Promote equality, diversity, and inclusion.
* Follow Child Protection and safeguarding procedures.
* Perform other duties as required by the Registered Manager or Service Lead.


* GCSE Grade C or above in English and Maths (or equivalent).
* QCF Level 3 or similar qualification (desirable).
* Awareness of child protection and safeguarding practices.
* Basic IT skills (Word, Email).
* Possession of a valid driving license (desirable).
* Knowledge of other languages (desirable).


* Positive attitude and problem-solving skills.
* Emotional resilience and maturity.
* Ability to see others’ perspectives and think creatively.
* Commitment to children’s well-being and development.
* Trauma-informed approach (desirable).
* Mindfulness (desirable).


* Some experience working with children, young people, and families.
* Previous experience in a residential environment (desirable).

Working Conditions:

* Moderate physical effort, including activities with children and daily tasks.
* Concentration required during key working sessions and meetings.
* Emotional resilience to handle challenging situations.

Join Our Team: If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of children and young people, we invite you to join our team at the Government of Jersey on an ongoing agency basis. You’ll work in a supportive and collaborative environment where your contributions will truly matter.

: Please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to # Government of Jersey is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds. We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that reflects the diversity of our community.

Make a difference in the lives of young people-apply today!

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