Residential Support Workers, Children

  • Location

    Southampton, UK

  • Sector:

    Children's Residential

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  • Salary:

    Up To £30K per annum

  • Contact:

    Paul Marsden

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Health and Social Care Jobs have full time, permanent job vacancies for Children’s Residential Support Workers / Practitioners based near the Southampton area of Hampshire.

  • Up to £30,000 per annum (Dependent on experience, hours worked and sleep-in’s)
  • Shift work including sleep-in’s as part of a rota
  • Pension & bonus scheme

The Provider

This is a specialist residential childcare and education provider, who pride themselves on creating bespoke, tailor made care packages to suit each child or young person as an individual.  They provide long-term and short-term placements dependent on the needs of the individual, to children and young people who display emotional, social, behavioural, and / or educational difficulties.  This provider encourages the use of the outdoors as a form of therapy, allowing the children and young people access to outdoor activities, farmland, and forestry school as alternative learning experiences.  They also have their own education facilities to ensure multi-agency working flows and each child is always at the centre.  With many reviews on leading employer review websites describing this provider as “passionate”, “committed” and “friendly”, they have a great ethos which travels through to both staff teams and young people making them a great organisation to work for.

The Home & Your Role

As a Children’s Residential Support Worker, your personality and experience will be matched with a specific home in the area, to ensure you and your team get the best from each other.  You will be a positive role model to all children and young people, encouraging positive interactions, inclusion in education and participation in outdoor activities as part of their individualised care plans.  You will assist in the day-to-day running of the home, from cooking and cleaning to kayaking and mountain biking, there is never a dull moment and no two days are the same!

Essential Criteria

  • Level 3 Health & Social Care Children & Young People (or equivalent)
  • Experience supporting children and young people in a residential setting
  • Willingness to take part in outdoor activities
  • Flexibility to work a variety of shifts
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Aged 21 years or over*

Apply / Ask a Question

Health & Social Care Jobs are one of the leading permanent recruitment specialists across the UK.  We are a team of registered managers who have worked within the social care sector, so you will always be talking to like-minded professionals who understand your job vacancy.


Now all you need to do is CLICK APPLY, if you meet the above criteria one of our team will be in touch to progress your application further and answer any questions you may have.


*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 staff 21 years of age and over.