Childrens Residential Support Worker

Posted 10 March 2023
Salary £11.00 - £12.00 per annum + Holiday Pay + Pension
Job type Temporary / Shift Work
DisciplineSocial Care
Contact NameFrancesca Keates

Job description

We are looking for a dedicated and passionate Childrens Residential Support Worker to support a small childrens home based just outside of Crawley, West Sussex. The home is brand new, modern and located in a beautiful area.

You will be supporting children aged 8-19 years with EBD as well as early life trauma and challenging behaviours. There is always a friendly and supportive network around you.

As a support worker you will be expected to encourage inclusion, independance and communication as well as encouraging positive relationships. Due to the young peoples needs you will also be delivering emotional support where needed.

Daily tasks include helping out with the school run, basic meal preparaition, housekeeping tasks, report writing, engaging in activities with the young people, assisting with homework tasks, supervising.

Shift pattern- 3 days on, 4 days off (12-hour shifts)

Benefits for you as a Childrens Residential Support Worker:

  • Permanent opportunity after 15 weeks
  • Waking nights also available
  • Career progression
  • Free training
  • Pension
  • Weekly pay
  • Holiday pay

Requirements for you as a Childrens Residential Support Worker:

  • Proactive and positive attitude
  • Reliable
  • Calm and friendly approach
  • Previous experience working with children or in residential setting
  • Driver is essential due to poor transportation links

Pay rate: £11.00-£12.00 per hour + Holiday pay.

If this opportunity to work within social care as a Childrens Residential Support Worker based in Crawley, West Sussex is of interest to you, please apply now!

Alternatively, if you would like to hear more about this role and others, contact Francesca on the Charles Hunter Associates website.