Residential Support Worker

Location Lancing
Discipline: Children Services
Job type: Permanent
Salary: 20,280 - £24,560
Contact name: Tania Burrell

Contact email:
Job ref: TB_RSW_Lancing_2
Startdate: ASAP

This is a fantastic opportunity to be a Residential Support Worker within a residential children's home and to make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable young people. Excellent pay, supporting and training provided. Read on and if you meet the applicant criteria please apply now!

Residential Support Worker Role: The Residential Support Worker 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 environment.You will be confronted with challenging behaviour in various forms and including self-injurous behaviours. This opportunity comes from a stable company with excellent training and development progression from Residential Support Worker in to Senior Residential Support Worker, Deputy Manager and Managerial roles.

Applicant Criteria: You will need significant experience of supporting vulnerable people within a residential care setting, or of supporting vulnerable young people within a professional setting. 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 confidently. Hours include Long Day shifts such as 10am-11pm and around 2-3 Sleep In's per week.

Why apply?

  • Excellent training and career progression to more senior roles

  • Opportunity to complete a Level Diploma 3 in Residential Childcare

  • Work within a dynamic organisation who value their staff

  • Chance to change the lives of disadvantaged young people.

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