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Residential Support Worker

Salary will be £20,000 - £30,000 dependant on qualification and experience.
5 - Years
Newham ,

A successful and expanding company is looking for experienced full-time Residential Support Workers (including senior management roles) for their residential care homes for children and young people based in East London, Newham. In return we offer a competitive salary range from £20,000 to £30,000 plus depending on experience, with additional pay for sleep ins and waking nights.

We are a well-established company operating for over 15 years in the social care sector. 

We are recruiting for a Residential Support Worker to join our team to support our young people (aged 8 - 18) with emotional and behavioural difficulties, mental health and self harming behaviours. 

Job Type / Category

The Residential Support Workers will be responsible for:

  • Participating and promoting key working sessions with children and young people
  • Taking full part in the duty rota, including weekends and sleep in's
  • Providing care and daily tasks for children and young people
  • Assisting in organising and participating in various external and internal social, leisure, and other activities with the young people
  • Working as a Key Worker to a child or children and to write and work to an agreed care plan

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

The successful Residential Support Workers will have:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care with children and young people (Previously NVQ Level3), or working towards
  • Previous experience working with EBD, mental health and self harm in residential children's homes (minimum one year)
  • Be prepared to work full time including weekends and sleep-ins.