Residential Support Worker

Vetro Recruitment
£16,323 - 17,968 per year
14 Jun 2017
14 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Vetro Recruitment are looking for Residential Support Workers to join a leading company in the Lymington area. You will be supporting 3/4 challenging young girls who may have Autism, Social, Emotional Difficulties or complex needs. They also have 2 homes looking for Support Workers in Lymington and New Milton.

Entry level salary is £17,968 = £16,323.00 basic plus an average £1,645.00 sleeping in allowance (£35.00 / approx 1 a week)


* Sleep-in allowance of £35.00
* 33 days annual leave, company pension scheme plus a great benefits package
* Comprehensive
* Training Package including scheduled ongoing face to face training and CPD planning
* Funded Level 3 QCF Qualification included as part of role
* Plenty of opportunities to maximise earnings and career development


* MUST be drivers
* MUST be over 21 years of age
* NVQ Level 3 Children and Young People is ideal, but people without this qualification are also considered with challenging behaviour experience
* Be willing to undertake and complete further training and development, as necessary in order to enhance service delivery
* Experience working in the care sector is ideal
* Be passionate about supporting young people with both Autism and Emotional Behavioural Difficulties
* Must be resilient, good at boundary setting and sticking to your decisions
* Must be able to work a 3 week rolling shift pattern
* Must be able to work an average of 37.5 hrs per week, including evening and weekend working (1 in 3 weekends off)


* To keep the friendly culture and environment of the school
* To act as a caring and authoritative parental figure for the young people
* To be able to deal with challenging behaviours when needed
* Protect children and young people from risks to their health and welfare
* Provide support for the children and young people in the home and to promote their independence
* Develop and maintain good working relationships with the staff, parents, Social Workers and other professionals that may be involved in the young people's lives
* To encourage the young people to do activities and take responsibility for their own lives depending on their age
* Maintain a safe environment for the young people

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Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

At Vetro Recruitment, we have over 25 years experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We pride ourselves on the service we offer our candidates. We will work alongside you at all stages of the job application process and help you identify, apply for and secure your ideal role. Whether you are looking for a permanent or temporary position we're here to help.

Vetro Recruitment acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.