Childrens Residential Support Worker

Location Worthing
Job type: Permanent
Salary: 23000 to 25000
Contact name: Tania Burrell

Contact email: tania@petersdean.co.uk
Job ref: TB45879

​​Have you always wanted to work with young people but struggled to get an interview due to 'lack of experience'? If this is you, then please get in touch with me for a rare opportunity to become a trainee Childrens Support Worker.
With amazing pay rates and top notch training, this is not to be missed.


Do you have a passion for working with children, helping them to recover, grow and develop and go on to achieve positive outcomes? Are you interested learning and developing your own practice and skills within a therapeutic setting? if the answer is yes then we want to hear from you!

Children's experience and qualifications although valued is not essential and we are able to provide intensive support and training in the role. We welcome diverse professional and personal skills and experience as well as hobbies and interests that can be shared with the children and utilised in your work.


Support Worker Benefit

· Competitive Salary.

· Full induction and introductory programme

· Fully funded training and qualifications

· Enhanced pay scales that recognise both qualifications and experience

· Enhanced company maternity & paternity pay

· Free meals

· Fantastic employee Benefits programme

· Life assurance

· 28 days annual leave


Support Worker Role

Dealing with challenging behaviour (verbally abusive, possibly threatening behaviour)

Requirement for positive role modelling at all times and maintaining a consistency of approach

Dealing with constantly changing guidelines, procedures etc, that are being presented by our Governing Body

Develop a functional approach in young people who are likely to have been rejected or have serious issues in coming to terms with their behaviour

Support the young people to have equal opportunities to develop their independence & social skills in preparation for adult life.

Liaise with parents, carers, other 3rd parties and the staff team.

To safeguard and promote the welfare of young people.

Ensuring placement plans are followed, policies, procedures, risk assessments and rotas are in place and education is supported.


The successful candidate:

Needs to be passionate about making a difference in young lives.

Will understand trauma and have the resilience to deal with challenging behaviour.

Have good communication and interpersonal skills to provide advice and specialist guidance to our children and families (once trained)

Use their own initiative to resolve problems.

Be a positive role model for the young people.

Ability to work under pressure and prioritise work

Ability to work as part of a team around the young people.

Will available to work Monday to Sunday between the hours of 8am - 10.30pm on an early or late basis.

Will be able to commit to sleep in 4-6 times per month.


Please send across your CV now to be considered for this exciting opportunity and we will be in touch for a friendly chat.