Residential Support Worker - Rosecroft Children's Home

Location Middlesbrough
Salary: ££21,269 - £22,129 per annum
Published: 8 days ago

​​​​​​​Middlesbrough Children Matter has a permanent job vacancy for a Residential Support Worker to work within a Children's Home based in Middlesbrough offering a pay of £21,269 - £22,129 per annum plus sleep in rate £81.00, and enhanced rate for Sunday.

We are seeking to recruit suitable people to work within our Residential and Outreach Service.  Thehome provides care and an outreach service for a small number of young people situated in the Middlesbrough area. We are committed to Restorative Practice when working with young people and their families.

The successful candidates will provide a high quality of care and support, which meets the physical, emotional, intellectual, behavioral, health, social and cultural needs of the children and families for whom the home provides a service.  This will include working with children with very challenging behaviour, complex emotional problems, mental health disorders and other additional/special needs.

The successful candidates will be based initially in Rosecroft Children’s Home but will be expected to be prepared to work in any Middlesbrough Children’s Home or Centre as needed, or to work with children who are living in the community or within their own homes.

Requirements of the Post include:

  • Have a recognised QCF level 3 diploma in Residential care in working with children and young people or an equivalent qualification or a willingness to undertake.  

  • Experience of working with children and young people.

  • An understanding of child development and challenging behaviour.

  • A positive attitude and the ability to work with young people.

  • You will also be required to work unsocial hours - including week-ends, bank holidays and nights. 

  • A Full UK Driving License is a requirement for this post.

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