Residential Support Worker

  • Location:

    Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Health & Social Care, Nursing, Social Work

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Jake Rigby

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    19/11/2019 09:46:35

Residential Support Worker/Outreach Support Worker
Children's Residential and Outreach Services Kirkby Stephen
£16,794 - £19,313 per annum, plus £63 Sleep-ins

Search are looking for Support Workers to provide the best possible care for children in both short, long term and crisis placements. We believe that every child has equal rights to the highest quality child care which may be through single occupancy placements or in a multi bedded home.

Responsibilities in Relation to Young People

* Alongside team staff, provide a high standard of care for the young people in your charge.
* To ensure that all aspects of a young person's physical, emotional, social and intellectual needs are met as individuals and within the setting, actively assisting each young person towards achieving a realistic level of success in their targets and goals during placement and beyond.
* To lead activities, appropriate to your qualifications and experience.
* Where no programme exists for the days you are working, identify activities in which the young person can be engaged in line with A Wilderness Way ethos and guideline documents.

Experience Needed:

Sleeping in / shift work, including evenings and weekends on a rota system.
Provide cover to other services within the organisation when required.
Full Driving Licence.

If you are passionate and caring, and wish to make a difference to children and young people, please apply today!

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.