Residential Support Worker

Location New Milton
Discipline: Children Services
Job type: Permanent
Salary: 22,500 - 25,500
Contact name: Mel Waterhouse

Contact email: mel@petersdean.co.uk
Job ref: MW_NMws
Startdate: ASAP

​Exciting opportunity to join a new project with an established organisation setting up a registered children’s home based in New Milton. Are you ready for the next chapter in your career? If so, read on and apply now!


Support Worker Benefits:

  • Progression Opportunities

  • Exciting new project within a newly set up children’s home

  • Fantastic fully-funded training program

  • Excellent earning potential and opportunity to progress earnings

  • Overtime available.

  • Free Parking.

  • Life Assurance.

  • Employee Referral Bonus.

  • Generous Holiday entitlement.

  • Employee well-being support and engagement.


What we are looking for:

  • Motivated, energetic individuals with relevant experience either from within care settings such as Care Assistant, Care Worker or Support Worker roles, or other roles supporting vulnerable young people such as Teaching Assistant, Learning Support Assistant or similar.

  • Able to handle challenging behaviours.

  • Passion and drive to support children and young people to make a real difference with their lives.

  • Be able to support children through both good and difficult times.

  • Able to work both independently and in a team.

  • Flexible with working to a residential care rota, which includes evenings, weekends, and holiday periods.

  • Be compassionate and caring.

  • Support and contribute to the day-to-day running of the home.

  • Desire to support young people towards independent living.

  • Must hold a UK Driving License


We are looking for support workers or healthcare assistants who can commit to 40 hours per week on a shift rota pattern with 2-3 sleeps per month approx.


Every child has 1:1 support during the day to help with consistency in their lives and form positive behaviours and attachments with adults.


If this sounds of interest then please do get in touch for an initial discussion.