Children's Support Worker - Secure Home

Posted 14 November 2023
Salary £28000 - £33000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Social Care
Contact NameGreg Smith

Job description

Do you want to care work in a children's home or secure unit? Apply today!

The unit is a secure children's home which offers care and support to young people aged 10-18 who have been referred by the Youth Custody Service and includes Youth Offenders.

The young people can present physically threatening behaviour and the environment can become tense and anxiety provoking, so for everybody's safety surveillance cameras are in use in most areas of the building.

Support Worker benefits:

  • Starting salary between £28,000 - £33,000
  • Shift patterns include early, late, long day shifts and sleep-ins
  • On site meals usually eaten with the young people
  • Local authority employer benefits
  • Fully funded training and ongoing professional development

The ideal candidate must have

  • Experience working in youth offending or secure services
  • Experience working with vulnerable young people
  • Experience working with complex behaviours and challenging behaviours
  • An understanding of safeguarding
  • Flexibility to work shifts including weekends and evenings
  • A personality made up of resilience, determination and empathy

Please follow the instructions on this website to apply your interest, or alternatively for more information on this position please contact Gregory Smith at Charles Hunter Associates on 0118 948 5555 or via email at

Please do not apply for this job if you require sponsorship to work in the UK. This position is only available for those who have right to work in the UK.