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Residential Support Worker

Job Title: Residential Support Worker
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: High Wycombe
Salary: £13 - 16 per hour
Contact Name: Bal Sunner
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Job Published: 27 days ago

Job Description

4Recruitment Services  are seeking a Residential Support Worker to provide services to our client who has  a site based in High Wycombe.

The client manages a residential short breaks service  that supports children and young people with learning disabilities aged 11 to 19 who have complex behavioural needs.

As a Residential Support Worker you'll help the team provide a safe, stimulating, fun and caring environment, supporting the children with household tasks and all aspects of their care.

Our client requires  people who are passionate about and committed to working with children and young people  with  learning disabilities  and challenging behaviour. Candidates must be able to work shifts of 8 hours per shift between 7am and 10pm.


  • Take a lead with case/care planning management for individual children or young people, undertaking assessment of need, developing a care plan and identifying agreed outcomes and carrying out regular review in conjunction with children, young people and their families and other professionals.
  • Lead and work on shifts with accountability for service delivery, assessing and managing risks, deploying staff and resources accordingly while on the shift and to maintain personalised high quality care that is outcome focused for children and young people and apply agreed organisational procedures to ensure the safe care and management of children and young people in our care.
  • Supervise, guide or direct staff and volunteers where required and provide mentoring to newly appointed staff
  • Supporting children and young people in their personal care, administration of medication and clinical procedures in line with the services policies and procedures
  • Build and maintain professional positive working relationships by providing emotional and social support to children and young people who can display challenging emotional and social difficulties.
  • Work within the community to assist the child / young person and their family, promoting communication and participation by ensuring that the views and needs of children/ young people are articulated, heard and responded to
  • Undertake assessment of children and young people co-ordinating multi agency and family information, analysing and producing reports; attendance at professional meetings including reviews, court work etc
  • Refer appropriate cases and issues that require the involvement of a specialist, other management support or to directly provide the specialist support. 11.


  • Previous experience and knowledge working with Service users (ideally children and young people) with Learning Disabilities and Physical Disabilities and challenging behaviour.
  • Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare or equivalent to be achieved within 2 years of taking up the post Experience and training
  • Able to effectively, and safely, deal with children and young people with challenging behaviour.
  • Ability to utilise a range of techniques to communicate with service users and their families.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of Safeguarding.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Enhanced DBS check

What we offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

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

To discuss this vacancy in further detail or any other vacancies , please contact our Team on 0800 988 6307 or email

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