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Residential Support Worker - Children and Young People - Shrewsbury

Job Title: Residential Support Worker - Children and Young People - Shrewsbury
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Shrewsbury
Salary: £15.16 - 15.16 per hour
Start Date: 10/06/2024
Duration: 3 months initially
REF: SD0306202402
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 days ago

Job Description

Residential Support Worker - Children and Young People - Shrewsbury

Are you a passionate, dedicated Residential Support Worker looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting a Residential Support Worker to join a team based in Shrewsbury.

Umbrella Rate: £15.16 per hour 

Duration: 3 months initially

Hours: Rota basis - 37 hrs per week including some weekends

Residential Support Worker role: Full JD Available

  • Based in a residential care home providing accommodation and supporting Children and Young People between the ages of 5-18 years of both physical and learning disabilities
  • Provide care to children young people and their families based on an assessment of need and to access to a range of stimulating and safe activities and experiences within and external to the home
  • Contributing to the development and evaluation of care plans
  • Support children with day-to-day personal care needs and promoting their independence
  • Provide emotional, social and practical support to young people who can display challenging emotional and social difficulties
  • Referring issues as appropriate that requires specialist or management support
  • Ensure that the views and needs of children/young people are heard and responded to
  • Undertake routine household tasks e.g. cooking washing shopping and/or supporting young people to undertake these tasks to enable the smooth running of the home and to promote independence
  • Establish relationships and links within the community to assist the child, young person and their family
  • Build and maintain professional working relationships
  • Input to service planning meetings where required and attend meetings as directed, reporting issues raised to line management
  • Recording observations and maintain up to date files

Essential Requirements

  • Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare or equivalent within two years of taking up post
  • Recent experience working with children and young people with physical and learning disabilities
  • Experience providing personal care to children and young people
  • Experience in the development and evaluation of care plans
  • You Must Have Right to Live & Work in the UK
  • Enhanced DBS registered to the update service

We also offer an outstanding referral scheme for any Residential Support Worker friends or colleagues.

If you are a Residential Support Worker and would like to express your interest, please contact us for this great opportunity by calling on 0208 514 9110 and speak to Sammy Davis Or email on, 

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

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