Childrens Residential Support Worker (RCW)

Posted 4 September by Health & Social Care Jobs Ltd

Health and Social Care Jobs have a full time, permanent job vacancy for a Children’s Residential Support Worker within a Children’s Home based in the London Borough of Redbridge. This Residential Children’s Home is easily commutable from Stratford, Romford, Epping, Dagenham and surrounding areas of the London Borough of Redbridge.

- £24,000 - £29,000 per annum DOE

- Employee benefits such as health plan, pension scheme and more!

You will be joining a provider that is passionate about helping children and young people achieve their dreams and reach their full potential. Many of their existing children’s residential homes are small to ensure a child-centred approach, and boast "Outstanding" OFSTED reports. This organisation provides a place where every child, often for the first time, feels a sense of belonging. This child-centred, therapeutic approach combines care, education, and therapy to meet each child and young person’s needs.

The Service & Your Role

As a Children’s Residential Support Worker, you will join a team within a Brand-New Residential Children’s home. They are currently building an experienced team who will be ready to welcome children in a structured manner, giving each time to adjust. This is a 4 bed, long term home to children who are aged 7-12 on admission, and who have been impacted by disrupted attachments, early life trauma and / or adverse childhood experiences. As an experienced RCW, you will promote the development of children and young people into happy young adults with the world at their feet! You will assist the Management Team in the supervision of staff and young people, bringing positivity and motivation to your team whilst providing the highest standard of childcare with a fun, professional attitude.

Essential Criteria

- Level 3 Health & Social Care Children & Young People (or equivalent)

- Shift leading experience within a Children’s Residential Home

- Understanding of safeguarding & child protection procedures

- Full UK Driving Licence

- 18 years of age or over*

Health & Social Care Jobs are one of the leading permanent recruitment specialists across the UK. We are a team of registered managers who have worked within the social care sector, so you will always be talking to like-minded professionals who understand your job vacancy.

Now all you need to do is CLICK APPLY, if you meet the above criteria one of our team will be in touch to progress your application further and answer any questions you may have.

*Health and Social Care Jobs is an Equal Opportunities Employer, however due to the nature of the position, this post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010. In this instance there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement to recruit staff 18 years of age and over.

Required skills

  • Residential Homes
  • Residential Services
  • Team Leader
  • Young People
  • Children Matters

Application questions

Do you have minimum Level 3 Health & Social Care Children & Young People (or equivalent)?
Do you hold a Full UK Driving Licence?
Do you have experience supporting children & young people within a residential setting?

Reference: 40824846

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