Residential Support Worker

Location Waterlooville
Discipline: Children Services, Senior and Management
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £20,000 - £29,000
Contact name: Mel Waterhouse

Contact email:
Job ref: MW_W
Startdate: ASAP

​This is a great opportunity to join an established organisation with setting up a brand new childrens home based in Waterlooville. Both Support Worker and Senior positions available!

How this role benefits you?

  • Generous Holiday entitlements.

  • Real progression opportunities with an expanding organisation.

  • Competitive Salary.

  • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner provided when on shift.

  • Supportive and inclusive work culture, with real genuine support.

  • Workplace Pension Scheme

  • Progressive PayScale

  • A chance to make a real positive impact on children and young people.

What we are looking for:

  • Enthusiastic, passionate and diligent individuals

  • Experience of working with childrens with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties

  • Effective communication skills

  • Understanding of the importance of providing a stable environment for children

  • Resilience and qualities for working with children with learning disabilities as well as handling challenging behaviour that may be present.

The role itself:

The role is full time, permanent position, working across the week and weekends with additional sleep ins.

Duties will include:

  • Recognising and celebrating the success and progression of young people.

  • Ensuring an maintaining a safe and nurturing environment.

  • Motivating and encouraging daily goals and activities.

  • Staying up to date with knowledge and responsibilities within health and social care.

  • Challenging unacceptable behaviour in the correct way.

  • Promoting education and daily living skills.

  • Remain updated with documentation and records.

  • Supporting with individualised care plans.

The rota is based on a week on week off pattern with days off during your week on still included.

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