Residential Support Worker

Location Southampton
Discipline: Children Services
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £23,000 - £28,000
Contact name: Melanie Waterhouse

Contact email:
Job ref: MW_SOTONww
Startdate: ASAP

Both Senior and Support Worker positions available!

An exciting new opportunity to join a dynamic organisation as a Support worker or Senior Residential Support Worker in our children’s residential home based in Southampton. A leading provider of innovative care and education services to children and young people who have complex needs – emotional, behavioural social, learning, or physical needs.

Are you looking for a meaningful role where you can make a difference to children and young people’s lives?

Looking for a new role where there are genuine opportunities to train and develop and progress your skillset?

Do you want to help the children and young people in our care to fulfil their potential by enabling them to understand their past, live for today and look forward to a brighter future?

If your answer is yes, then we would like to hear from you!

Support Worker Benefits:

·Generous company pension scheme

·28 days holiday entitlement (inclusive of bank holidays)

·Excellent training programmes and genuine opportunities to progress within your career

·Progressive PayScale

·A supportive and inclusive work culture

·An enthusiastic, supportive, encouraging management and staff team.

·Chance to change the lives of young people and children

·Access to a voluntary benefit including discounts at cinemas, restaurants, and retail establishments

The role:

As a Support/Senior Residential Support worker, we are looking for a motivated and energetic candidate who has a passion and drive to support children and young people who need support and guidance.

 You will need to be flexible to working a residential care rota which includes evening weekends and holiday periods and must be able to engage service users and channel their energy and emotions towards positive activities.

You will need to be compassionate and resolute and able to manage challenging behaviours in various forms and including self-injurious behaviours. This opportunity comes from a stable company with excellent training and development progression from Support worker to Senior Support Worker to Deputy Manager and Managerial roles.

Every child has their own individual development plan or educational plan, so it is the right fit in every way. Our care and learning provision are not only unique to every child, but the quality of care is exceptional due to the expertise and dedication of our staff team.

Apply now and we will be in touch for an initial discussion. Immediate starts available.