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Children's Residential Support Worker

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Care & Supported Housing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £20000 - £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sophie Wheal

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Liquid error: internal
Children’s Residential Support Role
£20,000- £25,000 per annum

Job description:

  • Children’s Residential Support Worker
  • Enjoy working with children and young people, providing day to day support, guidance and activities
  • Participating in activities within the residential home and local communities
  • Delivering high-quality care and support for the children's mental, physical and overall health
  • Ensuring safeguarding and OFSTED standards are met at all times
  • Working alongside Senior Support Staff to create and develop individualised care plans for the children
  • Create a safe, caring and supportive place to live for children and young people.
  • Supporting with day to daycare within the residential home, including cooking, cleaning and support at bedtimes and getting up
  • Maintaining daily routines within the home provides the development of a positive culture of care.
  • Create, maintain and review proper case records and plans
  • Act as a positive role model for children, young people and other staff in the home.
  • Special responsibility to ensure consistency of the support provided.
  • Attending other appropriate in-service training as required by a Support Worker.

Pay and shift patterns:

  • £20,000- £25,000 per annum
  • Sleep in rates range from £55-£60 
  • 1 on 2 off/ 2 on 4 off
  • Full time, permanent position


  • Previous experience within children's residential care
  • Be able to adapt working practice to the ethos of the home
  • Apply for enhanced DBS disclosure (essential)
  • NVQ L3 Children and Young People (desired but not essential)
  • Driver (desired but not essential)
  • Transferable experience working with children is acceptable
  • Good communication skills with the ability to develop positive relationships
  • Demonstrate a commitment to own training and development

If this position sounds of interest, please click "Apply". One of the Vetro team will be in touch to talk about the role in more detail and your experience.
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