Children's Residential Support Worker

Elect Recruitment Ltd
13.00 GBP Hourly
27 Sep 2017
25 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We urgently require Children's Residential Support Workers!

Are you a Children's Residential Support Worker who wants to make a real difference to the lives of young people with Emotional Behavioural Difficulties?

  • Pay: Up to GBP14.00 per hour
  • Flexible shift patterns to fit lifestyle commitments.
  • Full-Time Support Workers contracts and temp to perm contracts also available.


As a Children's Residential Support Worker, you will be responsible for:

  • To encourage the young people to do activities and take responsibility for their own lives depending on their age.
  • To keep the homely, friendly culture and environment of the homes.
  • To be able to deal with challenging behaviours when needed.
  • Protect children and young people from risks to their health and welfare.
  • Provide support for the children and young people in the home and to promote their independence and well-being.
  • Maintain a safe environment for the young people.
  • Ensuring the safety of the students and maintaining an up to date knowledge of the individual's; care plan, guidelines, reward system and preferred method of communication.
  • Supporting taxing behaviour safely and sympathetically.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with the staff, parents, Social Workers and other professionals that may be involved in the young people's lives such as Psychologists.


  • Experience as a Support Worker in a similar setting is essential.
  • DBS Certificate
  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social care or equivalent
  • 2 years Minim experience working with Children in a residential setting.