Residential Support Worker

Location Southampton, England
Discipline: Children Services
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££19,760 - £21,840
Contact name: Clair Parris

Contact email: clair@petersdean.co.uk
Startdate: ASAP

​Residential Support Worker required for Ofsted registered children's home. Excellent opportunity for career progression, fantastic working ethos and brilliant support from senior management. Are you looking for a new challenge within a fantastic, stable and forward-thinking company? If you meet the below criteria please apply now!

 

Why Apply for the Residential Support Worker Role?

  • Fantastic opportunity to have a lead role within a well-established, secure and reputable company

  • Excellent salary with opportunity to increase it and progress to more senior roles.

  • Brilliant working ethos with strong therapeutic emphasis

  • Strong support structures from management staff

 

Residential Support Worker role:  You will work under the guidance of the Home Manager to work within a team of Residential and Senior Residential Support Workers to provide quality care to looked after children. The support worker will be looking after young females by providing a therapeutic approach to their care. You will work closely with their own in-house consultant clinical psychologist to provide a stable and nurturing environment for young females, who are at serious risk of child sexual exploitation, absconding and substance misuse and who can present with complex emotional and behavioural difficulties. The role encompasses all aspects of caring for young people within residential care, including supporting the development of their independence, social and life skills and working with the team to provide a safe and secure. You will need to be compassionate and resolute and able to manage challenging behaviours confidently.

 

Residential Support Worker Criteria

  • Experience of supporting vulnerable people with complex needs

  • Willingness to work towards a Diploma/NVQ Level 3 in children and young people or equivalent qualification

  • Knowledge of requirements of role and ability to lead others

 

If this role sounds of interest to you, please apply now with your CV and we will be in touch asap for an initial discussion.