Residential Support Worker

Children's Residential
£19,700 - £22,000 per annum plus sleeps
Kendal, Cumbria
Posted a month ago

Job description

Children’s Residential Support Worker, permanent job vacancy, Kendal, Cumbria.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Children’s Residential Support Worker who is happy to commute to Kendal. Just off the A6 and A591 the role is easily accessible from Ulverston, Granger-over-Sands, Milnthorpe, Barrow-In-Furness, Dalton in Furness, Newby Bridge, or surrounding areas.

  • £19,700 - £22,000 per annum, plus sleep-ins at £65.
  • Full-time hours, days, and nights available.
  • Days – 3-day rota, 7:30m – 10pm & 10am – 10pm.
  • Nights - 4 on and 4 off shift patterns, 10pm – 7:30am.
  • Must have previous experience of working with Children in a Residential Care Setting.
  • Ideally Hold Level 3 Children & Young People / Children’s Residential Care/Workforce or be willing to work towards.
  • Car Driver essential.

The Children’s Home

This a unique opportunity to work for a children’s home as a Residential Support Worker and help turn around the lives of children who have suffered abuse, neglect, sexual abuse, or extreme trauma in a therapeutic manner. This Residential Home is home to ten children, rated Good by OFSTED, all the children are under the age of 12 and will need support for usually up to 2/2.5 years until they are ready to move back with their families or foster parents.

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.


Are you that patient and resilient individual with a positive personality and willing to make a difference in a child’s future? If you are interested in applying for this Residential Support Worker job, then we would love to hear from you.

Health & Social Care Jobs are the UK’s leading Specialist recruitment agency for the Children’s Residential & Specialist Education sector. Registered Manager owned and led; we love what we do! Once you have applied, providing you meet the above criteria one of our team will give you a call to discuss the vacancy further and answer any questions you may have.

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