Residential Support Worker

Posted 6 November by Social Care & Education
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Job title: Residential Support Worker

Salary - £17,000 - £19,000

Our client provides the highest quality of care for children and young people in their children’s homes across the country. They understand that a child’s emotional development can depend on their age, ability and experience, but most importantly the access to a significant person in their life. A person who can help shape their future. Could this be you?

The successfully appointed Senior Residential Support Worker will have a relevant Level 3 Qualification, along with previous experience within Residential Childcare or working alongside young people.

Residential Support Worker - Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Using life skills, you will have the opportunity to make a huge difference within a child’s life. Helping them to overcome any difficulties or disadvantages they may face - allowing them to strengthen their future. You will meet a variety of children and young people, some of whom may require high levels of supervision and support. They may also require your guidance within education, training and employment
  • You will be committed to making a difference, this includes being responsible for staff supervision, leading shifts, ensuring placement plans are followed, policies, procedures, risk assessments, rotas and making sure that education is supported
  • You will have a great work/life balance. Our 3 week rota pattern, includes no nights and ensures consistency for the children and young people whilst providing you with flexibility and the means for training and progression

Residential Support Worker - What’s in it for you?

Our client creates a home environment that exceeds the children’s needs, allowing them to express their characters, feel safe and enrich their lives. They pride themselves on giving children who experience behavioural and emotional difficulties the highest quality care and substitute parenting.

As well as the children, the Company strives to look after you. They will supply excellent support and professional supervision as well as regular training opportunities and the chance to undertake further qualifications. The Company is committed to staff retention, development and equality.

You will be entitled to 8 weeks PAID holiday every year.

Residential Support Worker - How to Apply

If you think you can make a real difference to a child or young person’s life, please click on Apply and upload your full CV to be considered for the role of Residential Support Worker

Reference: 36545718

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