Children's Secure Residential Worker

Service Care Solutions
08 Nov 2018
13 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Residential Support Worker - Newton Aycliffe

Available ASAP

£9-£10 p/h

6 month contract ongoing

Durham Council are looking to recruit a number of Residential Support Workers to work within a Children's Residential Home in Newton Aycliffe. You will care for and co-ordinate the activities of young people on a day to day basis, so that good outcomes are achieved in relation to the five areas specified by Every Child Matters.

Key Tasks:
• To contribute to the normal development of the young people through the provision of a healthy lifestyle. To provide a variety of appropriate stimulating activities and present as a consistent and caring adult role model.
• To be alert to signs of distress or abuse, and to ensure that the young people are safeguarded.
• To contribute to care planning, reviews and other meetings as required, and to assist in the implementation and monitoring of care plans.

The post requires the worker to work a rota including evenings and weekends, which may involve sleeping-in duties.

• Experience within the last three years of working with children and young people (aged 11-18 years) either in a voluntary or professional capacity.

All CV's should be supported by two satisfactory references and a current DBS disclosure.

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Rosie at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 964 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!

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