Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: £8.50 - £10.00 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago
Contract Type: Temporary or Contract
Industry: Health & Social Care
Contact Name: Sean Rees

Children's Residential Support Worker

Job Description

Support Workers for Children's Residential Homes

Location: Leicester [LE12]

Job Summary

To actively promote the rights of young people as individuals and provide them with quality care in accordance with the policies and procedures of Barker Ross Health & Social Care.

To assist in the provision of a safe and homely environment both individually and as part of a team to help young people achieve their potential by strengthening areas of weakness and developing areas of strength.

We offer a competitive salary of £8.50 - £10.00 depending on experience level.


Supporting children with EBD aged 8 -18 in full-time residential care

Participating and promoting key working sessions with children and young people

Taking full part in the duty rota, including weekdays, weekends and night shifts

Working as a Key Worker to a child or children and to work to an agreed care plan

Setting boundaries for children and young people that may display challenging or emotional behaviour, whilst developing a relationship built on mutual trust

To use behaviour management strategies effectively and in line with the home's policy and procedures, which contribute to a purposeful environment

Encourage development of individual interests and attitudes

To promote, safeguard and protect the welfare of each young person

Establish and maintain positive and trusting relationships with the young people that will promote their sense of security

Promote the development of a healthy lifestyle for Young People

Encourage Young People to develop their full educational and vocational attainment


Experience in working in residential children's home

Awareness of safeguarding young people

Ability to deal with challenging behaviour

High degree of resilience

Good communication skills

Ideally, hold a full UK Driving Licence, but this is not essential


NVQ Level 3 or working towards it. We will also consider experienced staff with NVQ Level 2

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: £8.50 - £10.00


Disclaimer: This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Health&Social Care only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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