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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Care & Supported Housing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £24000 - £26000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sophie Wheal

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Children’s Residential Support Worker
Up to £26,000 per annum
Liverpool and Wallasey

Exciting roles opening up for support workers based in Liverpool and Wallasey. Working within one of two OFSTED regulated 4 bedded homes the role is focused on supporting children with EBD.

Having a passion to provide support and stability for young people to establish independence and a positive structure, this role is perfect for anyone looking to develop their career within Children’s Residential Services.

Role Description:

  • Providing support for children and young people with EBD and challenging behaviour
  • Establishing care plans
  • Recording the young person's activity & reporting key aspects of their care
  • Domestic duties
  • Support at bedtimes and getting up
  • Participating in activities within the local community, and residential home
  • Working alongside other support workers, senior support workers and management
  • Provide emotional support to the child/ young person to allow expression of feelings and emotions
  • To maintain daily routines within the home which provides a framework for the development of a positive culture of care
  • Encouraging and assisting children and young people to be as independent as possible in all areas of their lives.
  • To actively participate in staff meetings
  • Protect the rights and promote the interests of the children and young people
  • To carry out personal care as required whilst maintaining privacy and dignity
  • Develop a sound knowledge of Children’s Homes Regulations and provide services and support, both individually and/or in groups to facilitate the implementation of Placement Plans, which are based around these.

Pay and hours:

  • Up to £11 per hour (depending on experience)
  • Additional £50 per sleep
  • 1 on 2 off, including sleeps
  • Full time, permanent contract


  • Previous support worker experience
  • Experience with children and young people
  • NVQ L3 Children and Young People (desirable but not essential)
  • Driver (desirable but not essential)

  • On-site parking
  • Casual dress
  • Company pension scheme

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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