Role: Residential Support worker
Pay/Salary: £22,105.20- £23,727.60 (£10.90 - £11.70 per hour)
Shifts: 2 - 4 shifts a week. Plus - £70.47 per sleep-in (working approx. 2-6 sleep ins per month, an additional £1,700-£5,000pa) Rolling Rota 1 - 2 months in advance
About the company
Working in our client's Children's Homes means becoming an integral part of a young person's daily life, sharing in their highs and lows. Support workers play a pivotal role in helping them regain their childhood and shape their journey toward well-rounded adulthood. It's a deeply rewarding role, despite the inevitable challenges. The most fulfilling moments often come as small victories with significant impact.
These homes provide a nurturing environment for young people with social, emotional, and mental health needs. The aim is to ensure the best possible outcomes for these young individuals. Current support workers derive immense satisfaction from even the smallest positive changes in their lives, celebrating these modest achievements wholeheartedly.
What does a typical day look like?
As a Residential Support Worker, you will be providing compassionate care and guidance to children with learning disabilities in a nurturing home environment. Your role involves offering daily support, assisting with personal care routines, and organising engaging activities tailored to their interests. Collaborating with colleagues and professionals, you'll contribute to individual care plans and maintain accurate documentation. Your compassionate approach, coupled with strong communication skills, will help foster a positive and inclusive atmosphere for these children, guiding them towards growth and development in a safe, supportive setting.
The ideal candidate
A 'can do' attitude - a team player who rolls up their sleeves to help others
We genuinely care about our young people (and each other) so honesty and empathy is a must!
The resilience to be able to deal with challenging situations
If you don't have a Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare (or equivalent), our client will pay for you to study and support you every step of the way
What you'll get in return
The Real Living Wage as a minimum
Full induction and introductory programme
Fully funded training and qualifications
Enhanced pay scales that recognise both qualifications and experience
Enhanced company maternity & paternity pay
A great employee Benefits programme
NEST Pension Scheme
Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check paid for by us
28 days annual leave
How we can help you
Don't fret if you need some support with your application. When applying with Randstad we can offer you the best support to get you hired. We've got a great relationship with the client which you can use to your advantage, perhaps help you write your CV if you need help, and we'll make sure you feel ready and prepared for your interview too.
What to do
If you are ready to apply and grow within yourself and this fabulous company, then - go for it and apply. Please forward us your CV.
Alternatively if you wanted to just have a quick chat before applying, please contact myself at (phone number removed) or you can email
Looking forward to hearing from you!
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Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.
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