Residential Support Worker

Children's Residential
£23,016 - £24,216 per annum DOE
Derby, Derbyshire
Posted 4 weeks ago

Job description

We are recruiting for Residential Support Workers close to the Derby area of Derbyshire to join a newly opened Children’s home in the area. Car drivers preferred.

This job vacancy is a 15-minute commute from the centre of Derby via the A601 and Burton Road. The role may also suit candidates in Burton-upon-Trent as it is a 15-minute commute via the A38, or Swadlincote which is 27-minutes away.

Previous experience is not essential for this Residential Support Worker job, having life skills and the right characteristics to support vulnerable children. If you have personal experience of caring for children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) or Mental Health conditions, or worked in an SEN school, then you could have all the experience that you need.

  • £23,016 - £24,216 per annum DOE.
  • Full-time hours, 40-hours per week including sleeps.
  • 3 – 5 sleeps a month on a rolling rota, £50 per sleep.
  • Waking night hours also available, 3 on & 3 off shift pattern.
  • Shift pattern – 1-day in and 2-days off. 7am – 11pm. Sleep shifts finish at 8am.

The Provider

This is a really special opportunity for which we are recruiting. This is a newly formed company who have a simple but admirable goal, to provide a safe haven for young people to live in and flourish. Every child has a right to be recognised and valued. By providing a safe and nurturing environment, and personalised support, each child in their care can reach their full potential. The Registered Manager is very experienced in the Children’s sector and is very passionate about providing only the best care and support. The home is beautiful and fully furnished and contains all the modern facilities a child could want and need.

Your Role

As a Residential Support Worker, you will be part of a new, small 4-bedded home supporting children aged 11-17 with Emotional Behavioural Difficulties (EBD). You will help create a safe and loving environment for the children to flourish. You will play a key role in assisting the children with their education and life skills, helping them achieve their goals and achieve a positive future. You will be given all the training and support you need to succeed in your role and develop a long and rewarding career. The provider has plans to open more homes in the future too, so who knows where this opportunity may take you.


So, if you are excited by this job opportunity and you want to know more, click apply and one of our friendly team will be in touch to have a chat and answer any questions you may have.

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