Childrens Residential Support Worker

Location Redhill
Job type: Permanent
Salary: 27000 to 30000
Contact name: Tania Burrell

Contact email: tania@petersdean.co.uk
Job ref: TBRH46987

​​Fantastic pay, amazing holiday package, great pension, support to complete qualifications AND staff discounts package! Make a difference to the lives of young people by developing in a career as a Senior Residential Support Worker.


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 Benefits


    • 28 days holiday plus bank holidays

    • Pension.

    • Regular salary progression.

    • Full Orientation & Induction programme provided.

    • Extensive training offered.

    • Commitment to continuing learning & development opportunities throughout your career.


Senior Support Worker Role


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

    • Oversee the support staff.

    • Key work.

    • 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 a child

    • Will available to work Monday to Sunday between the hours of 7.30am - 10.30pm on an early or late basis.

    • Will be able to commit to sleep in 7-8 times per month.

    • Wil hold a Level 3 qualification or equivalent.


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