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Support Worker Children

  • Location:

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Services for children

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £17000 - £20000 per annum

  • Contact:


  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Job Description

I have an exciting and rare opportunity for a Support Worker in a well-established Children's Residential Unit for girls who exhibit behavioural, social and emotional difficulties in Southampton, Hampshire.

You will be working as part of a committed team to provide a safe, caring and stable environment for the young people. Whilst maintaining a respectful culture in the home where the young people are encouraged to develop and achieve their full potential.

Day-to-Day duties will include;
- Report to the Registered Manager
-Undertake supportive tasks and duties
-Promote appropriate activities within both the home and out in the community
-Be alert to signs of distress or abuse
-Ensure the young people are monitored and protected
-Work as part of a team
-Effectively deal with Challenging Behaviours when they arise

-One weekend day to be worked every other weekend
-30 days annual leave, inclusive of public holidays
-Free breakfast, lunch & dinner on shift
-Free parking
-Pension contribution
-Employee of the month recognition scheme
-Training and Development opportunities available
-Childcare vouchers
-Employee assistance programme

Candidate Requirements;
-Experience working within Residential Services, in any setting
-Experience working with Challenging Behaviours, in any setting
-NVQ/QCF Level 3 in Health and Social Care or Children's and Young People's Workforce OR willing to work towards one
-Have a Full Manual Driving Licence

This is for a full time position working 37.5 hours a week.
You will be expected to work one day every other weekend.

The shift patterns will run from 7.30AM-10.30PM and also you will be expected to do up to 2 sleep ins a week paid at the additional £70

Salary; £17,000-£20,000 (with 2 Sleep Ins a week £24,280-£27,280)

If you have the right experience and are ready for a new challenge then do not hesitate to get in contact with Sarah Parsons at BS Social Care.

Call me on 01179486300 for an informal chat OR
Email me, along with your CV to sarah.parsons @ OR,
Click Apply!

I look forward to hearing from you!


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