Children's Residential Support Worker

  • Location

    Blackburn, UK

  • Sector:

    Children & Younger Adults

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £18K - £19K per annum DOE + £75 per sleep + bonuses

  • Contact:

    Amanda Wright

  • Contact email:

    perms@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    ZL/CSW/BLACKBURN/JULY19

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-26

  • Consultant:

    Amanda Wright

Children’s Residential Support Workers, Blackburn

£18K - £19K per annum DOE + £75 per sleep-in + bonuses

We are looking for enthusiastic Children’s Residential Support Workers living close to the Blackburn area of Lancashire. You could be joining a special organisation who provide residential care for children and young people with Autism Spectrum Disorders, learning and physical disabilities and challenging behaviours.  

This role may also suit someone living close to Blackburn, Preston, Burnley, Bamber Bridge and surrounding areas.

“I have worked with them for over 3 years and love the company, they are such a bubbly team and they care about their staff.”

This is an exciting opportunity to join a truly special service. They ensure that all the children they support have the same opportunities as other children and they provide positive experiences and a creative curriculum so that every child can be the best they can be and achieve all their dreams. You will be part of a 31-bed residential service set in a beautiful, picturesque location.

As their Support Worker, you will play a pivotal role in supporting the children. You will be helping them with daily living tasks and encouraging them to learn so they can have the most positive future possible. There are endless opportunities in this role too, each of the managers has progressed to senior roles through the company, so with hard work and dedication you could follow in their footsteps.

Benefits & Hours

  • £18,000 - £19,000 per annum DOE + bonuses;
  • £75 per sleep-in;
  • Full-time hours;
  • Mix of shifts - 0845-2230, 0845-1430, 1430-2230 & sleep ins;
  • Waking nights - 21:30 – 09:30;
  • Brilliant training package;
  • Training and support towards further qualifications, so this could be the first step towards the rewarding career you are looking for.

What qualifications & experience are required to be a Support Worker?

  • You will ideally hold Level 3 in Residential Childcare or Children & Young People Workforce – or be willing to work towards it and complete it within 2 years of starting employment;
  • You will ideally have worked with young people in a similar setting;
  • You must be aged 21 or over;
  • You will be flexible to work on a variety of shifts including weekends on a rota basis;
  • It is essential that you have a driving licence and access to a vehicle.

If you are excited by this amazing job opportunity, we would love to hear from you. We are proud to recruit for the Social Care Sector and when you click on apply, one of our friendly careers advisors will contact you to discuss this in more detail. We only employ experts, so you can always rely on us to look after you during your career change.

Health and Social Care Jobs is an Equal Opportunities Employer, however due to the nature of the position, this post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010. In this instance there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement to recruit someone who is 21 years of age or over.