We have an opportunity for a Residential Support Worker to join the team based in Northampton on a full time permanent basis. You will receive a salary of £22,800 - £23,700 per annum (inclusive of a sleep in allowance).
Total Care Matters is a dedicated provider of residential care services for young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties aged 8-17. Our four homes are situated in the East Midlands, and we pride ourselves on providing excellence in residential childcare. We are passionate about providing authentic care in a safe, supportive and encouraging environment from which the young people can fulfil their potential.
We are excited to announce our brand new children’s home in beautiful rural Northamptonshire, where we have multiple opportunities to join us as a Residential Support Worker. You will provide the highest quality care and therapeutic support to children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties (SEBD).
In return, we offer a competitive salary of £15600-16500 per annum for Residential Support Workers with the potential of earning up to £7200 for additional sleep in shifts (£60 per sleep in).
The Residential Support Worker duties and key responsibilities:
- Personal care and domestic duties
- Accompanying young people to school and supporting them during the day as part of the team, night time sleeping-in duties
- Supervise and support young people in accordance with their personal plans
Our ideal Residential Support Worker will have the below skills and experience:
- Be required to undergo an enhanced disclosure
- Possess previous experience of working with children and young people, either paid or voluntary
- Hold a full UK driving licence
This role would suit an experienced Care Support Worker or Children’s Services Support Worker.
The hours of work for this role will be based on shifts and may include sleep-in's and weekend work.
We are keen to recruit casual Support Workers on a bank basis (with hourly pay of £8.00), as well as Residential Support Workers for our existing children’s home in Finedon, Wellingborough.
If you feel you have the skills and experience to become our Residential Support Worker then please click ‘Apply’ today!
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure check. Please be aware that all new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role. The cost will be deducted from pay.