Residential Support Worker - Derbyshire

Residential Support Worker

Derbyshire (DE3)

£24,364 - £25,261 (inclusive of sleep-in allowance and Complex Care Allowance)

I am looking for a Residential Support Worker to work in a new home opening in Derby that will support 1 or 2 young people with complex care needs.


Duties will include:

  • Working directly with children and young people ensuring that all their care needs are being met in line with the Children’s Homes Regulations
  • Planning, organising and leading others during the course of your working day
  • Ensuring that the team provides the highest quality care and therapeutic support to the young people at the Home
  • Acting as key worker, including co-ordinating the achievement of personal plans, providing any necessary support

For this exciting new role you must be able to demonstrate:

  • A basic knowledge of child related legislation
  • A full UK Driving license and use of own transport          
  • The ability to engage effectively with children and young people
  • Accurate recording and documenting skills
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Experience of dealing with challenging behaviour
  • Flexibility as you will be working on a rota basis (which includes sleep-ins)

In line with the National Minimum Standards: Children’s Homes Regulations (England) 2001, this vacancy is age restricted – you must be at least 22 years old to apply for this role.

If you are looking for a challenge and want to work for a brilliant provider of children’s homes, please call Elite on 01604 879345.


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