Residential Support Worker

Posted 9 May by Healthier Recruitment Limited Featured


We are seeking a residential support worker to work in safe and homely environment for children and young people between 7-19 who may have EMSH and /or Autism.
Ideally, we are looking for people with previous experience but what we really want is an outgoing attitude, dedication to making a difference and to share our commitment to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare.
This is a whole year role and you'll be working on a shift system including early, late and weekend shifts. Applicants should have a Level 3 Diplomas in Children or Young People's Workforce or willingness to undertake this qualification within a robust timescale.
Salary will increase after successful completion of Induction Framework and Probationary period of up to £20,007. There is opportunity to further progress under this Framework achieving a maximum salary of £21,598 expected within 6-12 months. For this role we are offering either 37.5 or 45-hour contracts so salary will vary dependent on your contractual hours.


" Ideally have Level 3 Diplomas in Children or Young People's Workforce or willingness to undertake this qualification within a robust timescale.
" Experience working with a children's home or similar setting.
" Experience working with children with emotional, social and mental health needs who may have challenging behaviour.
" Have excellent communication skills
" Be a strong team player and the ability to remain calm under pressure
" Be flexible and resilient and be able to respond to the changing needs of those who we support
" A strong "can do" attitude
" Have own transport


For all roles we require a minimum of two references. References provided must cover the last 5 years.
Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.
If you are applying to work within our Children's Homes we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.

At Healthier Recruitment, we are dedicated in finding our candidates their ideal roles. We go above and beyond the basic requirements of our candidates to find roles that not only match their overall package expectations but provide them with an opportunity to secure a position that offers personal fulfilment and the potential to develop within an organisation that shares similar visions and values.
Each and every candidate we work with is different, and therefore we take the time to get to know you and explore the potential career options that suit you best to ensure that your transition into a new role is both a smooth, stress free and enjoyable experience.

Required skills

  • "residential support worker" OR "children's support worker" OR "children's home support worker" OR "Level 3 Diplomas in Children or Young People"

Application questions

Do you have a QCF Level 3 Diploma in relevant care/children and young people?
Do you have experience working with pupils with Emotional, Social and Mental heath needs?
Do you have your own transport?

Reference: 35095605

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