Residential Support Worker, Permanent Post

Posted 5 days ago by Timeplan Education Group Ltd Easy Apply Featured

Our Residential Childcare Worker will be working in our Residential Home that supports children and young people with Learning Difficulties/Behavioural challenges. The successful applicant will be part of a team that specialises in delivering the best support to these young individuals during early mornings, evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays. You will be supporting in activities, education, life skills, health and emotional well-being of the young people in your care.

Due to the needs of these young people, experience of working with vulnerable individuals in a residential setting is essential.

A Residential Children's Worker role will involve

  • Supporting children aged 8-18 in full time residential care
  • To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety, security and confidentiality, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
  • Setting boundaries for children and young people that may display challenging or emotional behaviour, whilst developing a relationship built on mutual trust
  • Residential Support Workers play a key role in contributing to the physical, social and emotional well-being, in order to provide a safe and nurturing atmosphere
  • To use behaviour management strategies effectively and in line with the homes policy and procedures, which contribute to a purposeful environment

Person Specification (Essential)

  • Evidence of successfully working with young people
  • Awareness of safeguarding young people
  • Ability to deal with challenging behaviour
  • High degree of resilience
  • Good communication skills

In return for your hard work and commitment to the role we offer:

  • Employee benefits and rewards scheme*
  • Support to complete Level 3 Qualification in Childcare
  • Support to progress in your career
  • competitive sleep-in rate

* A full time support worker working 10 sleep-in's per month will have annual earnings of between £25,000 and £26,136 dependent on qualifications and experience*

For more information please call Stephanie Bellett on or email

Required skills

  • support worker
  • challenging behaviour
  • youth worker
  • mentor
  • special needs
  • children's support worker
  • residential support worker
  • residential worker

Reference: 35396536

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