Residential Support Worker

  • Location

    Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Children & Younger Adults

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £17,681 to £20,541 per annum DOE

  • Contact:

    James Crayston

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Residential Support Worker, Barrow

We are looking for an enthusiastic Residential Support Worker living close to the Barrow area of Cumbria. This is a unique opportunity to work for a special children’s home and help turn around the lives of children who have suffered abuse, neglect or extreme trauma in a therapeutic manner.

This job will be based in Kendal but may also suit someone living in the Lancaster, Ulverston, Penrith and surrounding areas.

You could build a life changing relationship that helps turn a child’s life around, this is a feeling like no other.

Be part of a mission to ensure that all children have the best possible future.

Our client has over 20 years-experience and an exceptional proven track record in providing therapeutic residential care and allowing the children to grow emotionally and socially. They provide excellent education on site to help them with everyday life skills. They also organise fun activities such as trips out and sports to help them integrate in the community and keep them smiling. No child should be excluded, so they have created a warm and safe environment where all the children can feel a sense of belonging and be valued for who they are.

I would love this opportunity, what are the hours and salary?  

  • £17,681 to £20,541 per annum DOE;
  • Full-time hours;
  • Mix of early, late and long shifts and weekends;
  • May be some availability for night shifts.

Could you be the special person we are looking for?

It is essential that you have Level 3 in Children & Young People Workforce, or equivalent. You will also have a minimum of a year working with children and young people. It is also preferred that you have a driving licence and access to a car due to the location of the service.

Above all, you will be a patient and resilient individual with a positive personality and willingness to make a difference in a child’s future.     

If you are excited by this amazing Residential Support Worker job, then we would love to hear from you. Health & Social Care Jobs 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.