Residential Support Worker

Residential Support Worker

Posted 4 weeks ago


An exciting opportunity has arisen for residential support workers in Cheshire, working within Local Authority Childrens Homes.
The service aims to ensure that its most vulnerable children’s needs are met and that their life chances are maximised to enable them to achieve their full potential. As a residential support worker, you will be part of a team providing 24 hour care and ensuring that the quality of care provided is consistent in line with local authority and OFSTED standards.
Your duties will include;

  • To support the children and young people in all day-to-day activities and interests
  • To promote the young person’s independence and wellbeing
  • To attend weekends away, holidays and trips away with the Children
  • To attend weekend and evening activities to support the children and young people in their interests. This can range from climbing and baking cakes to weekend activities away!
  • To protect the children and young people from any risks to their health and welfare
  • To provide emotional and practical support to the young people within your home.
  • To ensure the safety of young people by maintaining up-to-date knowledge of care plans and guidelines

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary 
  • Enhancements up to £4/5k 
  • Annual Leave – You will receive 25 days annual leave per annum rising to 31 days after five years continuous Local Government Service. 
  • Grow your own culture – We have a Career Progression structure comprising of three levels of progression programmes to support your professional development. Extensive training, induction and support will be offered to all candidates and regular appraisal process surrounding development needs. 
  • Working rewards – we have a variety of schemes available to employees which include; additional Annual Leave, car and cycle purchase scheme, WorkFit Membership, home and electronics purchase scheme, in addition to discounts at a wide range of high street and on line retailers. 
  • Pension Scheme – our clients Pension Scheme is a career average pension scheme with employee contributions of between 5.5% and 8.5% and employer contributions currently of 23.8%. The scheme includes ill health and death in service benefits (after two years membership). 
  • Employee Assistance Programme – 24-hour, seven day a week lifestyle support for when you or your family members need a ‘listening ear’ from qualified advisor on a wide range of personal and work issues. 

With a salary offer of £28,770 to £32,076, covering shift patterns of days, weekends and sleeps. You will also have the opportunity to progress into senior roles.
For a confidential chat and more information, contact Dan on 07860 876 197 or daniel.wimbush @ pprsocialcare.