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Children's Residential Support Worker

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Care & Supported Housing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £21000 - £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sophie Wheal

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Liquid error: internal
Children’s Residential Support Worker/ Chester/ up to £25,000 per annum

Job 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.

Role requirements
  • Paid experience within the residential care and support sector for children and young people.
  • Experience working alongside children with learning difficulties and specific needs is desirable 
  • Support worker experience with adults
  • Drivers (desirable)
  • NVQ Level 3 in children and young people (desirable)

Pay Rates
  • £9.75- £11.50 (based on experience)
  • £52 per sleep (an additional £5200 per week)

Shift Pattern and Hours:
  • 2 on 4 off shift pattern
  • 10am start

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