Residential Support Worker, Children

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Children's Residential

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  • Salary:

    £22-24K per annum

  • Contact:

    Phil McDonald

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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We have a Full-Time Permanent Job Vacancy for an experienced Children’s Residential Support Worker/Practitioner which is commutable from Blackburn located within the Rossendale Valley area of Lancashire. Your Children’s experience must be within a Children’s Residential Setting.


This job vacancy is located 21 Mins and 10.2 Miles away from Blackburn in a small village which is located via B6232 or via the M65 (slightly longer journey)

The Provider

Within a 4.1 out of 5 Review on a leading employer review site with lots of people commenting on what a supportive team they all are, this is lovely to read.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a truly special service. You would be joining a well-established stable staff team providing support for five Children with Emotional & Behavioral Difficulties between the ages of 8 and 18 years of age. The Children have a varying range of needs which could include learning, emotional and behavioral needs and are usually stay at the Residential Home Short/Medium or long term depending on their needs. 

The Provider ensures 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. There are endless opportunities in this role too, each of their managers started as Support Workers themselves and have progressed to Senior roles through the company, so with hard work and dedication you could follow in their footsteps.

Benefits & Hours

  • £22K - £24K per annum Depending on experience.
  • 42 Hours per week on a rota basis with a variety of shifts ranging from 3 Hours to 14 Hours per day covering 8.30am – 10.30pm 7 Days per week.
  • Mix of shifts including days, nights and weekends.
  • Excellent Training & ongoing professional development.

Qualifications Required

  • Level 3 in Residential Childcare or Children & Young People Workforce.
  • It is essential you have at least 2 years’ experience working in Children’s Residential care.
  • You will be flexible to work on a variety of shifts including weekends on a Rota basis.

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