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Children's Residential Support Worker

Children's Residential
£22K - £28K per annum DOE (includes sleeps)
Blackpool, Lancashire
Posted 3 weeks ago

Job description

Full-time and part-time, Children’s Residential Support Worker, permanent job vacancy, close to the Blackpool area of Lancashire. It is essential that you have a driving licence and access to a vehicle.

You could be joining a special organisation who provide residential care for young people living with Emotional Behavioural Difficulties (EBD).

This job role is based a 20-minute/9.5mile commute from Blackpool via the A583. The role may also suit candidates commuting from Lytham St Annes (15-minutes), Poulton-le-Fylde (20minutes), Preston (20-minutes), and nearby surrounding areas.

The Provider

This is an exciting opportunity to join a truly special service. They ensure 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 the managers has progressed to senior roles through the company, so with hard work and dedication you could follow in their footsteps.

Key Information

  • £20K per annum with no previous experience (earn up to £25,616 per annum with sleeps).
  • £23K per annum with Level 3 in Children & Young People (earn up to £28,616 per annum with sleeps).
  • £78.00 per sleep-in, approximately 6 per month
  • Full-time hours, 42-hours per week on rota basis.
  • Part-time hours available too.  
  • Mix of shifts & sleep ins, every other weekend off.
  • Training and support towards further qualifications.
  • Level 3 in Residential Childcare or Children & Young People Workforce preferred.
  • You will ideally have worked within a similar setting, in education or a care job, or working as an Adult Support Worker.

Your Role

As their Residential Support Worker, you will be part of a mixed 6-bedded children’s home aged between 8-18. you will play a pivotal role in supporting the children. You will be helping them with daily living tasks and encouraging them to learn so they can have the most positive future possible. You will help them become independent young adults and continue to do all the fun things they love the most, from going to the cinema or an escape room, trampolining, playing football, and just enjoying life like all children should.


Would you like a rewarding career where you can help change the life of a young person? Could you help a young person have a positive future no matter what the barrier? If you would love the opportunity to work in Children’s Residential Care, then please click apply. Once you apply, we will answer any questions you may have before progressing your application to the end employer.

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