Residential Support Worker- Children

Posted 27 February 2023
Salary £28000 - £28500 per annum + Holiday Pay + Pension
Job type Temporary / Shift Work
DisciplineSocial Care
Contact NameFrancesca Keates

Job description

We are looking for a passionate, dedicated and reliable Residential Support Worker- Children to join our close-knit and supportive team.

As a Residential Support Worker- Children you will be based within a 3-bed childrens home based in Southampton, Hampshire. You will support individuals aged 16-18 years with SEMH needs including backgrounds of trauma on a 1-1 basis alongside 1 other support worker and a senior member of staff.

You will need to be comfortable with dealing with challenging behaviours (mainly verbal) and be expected to encourage good communication, positive relationships, independance and emotional support to the young people.

Daily tasks will include general housekeeping duties, maintaining family contact, developing life skills, keeping the young people safe.

4 week rolling rota in advance and a 24 hour shift pattern: 09:00am-23:00pm + sleep in + up until 09:30am.

Benefits to you as a Residential Support Worker- Children:

  • Progression opportunities
  • Enrolement onto a NVQ level 4 course after completion of a 6 month probationary period.
  • Internal training provided
  • Team meetings
  • Permanent opportunity available after 12 weeks
  • Free training
  • Weekly pay
  • Pension

Requirements for you as a Residential Support Worker- Children:

  • Have a caring and positive attitude (wearing a smile even if under pressure)
  • Experience working with a similar age group or social care setting.
  • Resilient and reliable
  • Flexibility
  • Full UK Drivers License and access to transportation

Pay rates - £10.25 per hour + holiday pay + £65.00 per sleep in.

When you complete the 12 weeks you will transfer to an annual salary of up to £28,500.00 per year + overtime rates.

If this Residential Support Worker- Children opportunity in Southampton, Hampshire sounds like something of interest, please apply now!

Alternatively, if you would like to find out more about this role and similar social care opportunities please contact Francesca on the Charles Hunter Associates website.