Charles Hunter Associates

Support Worker

This is a rewarding career where you can provide support and guidance and make a positive impact to the lives of children and young people.

Join a well-established children's residential care provider that provides exceptional care Location: Newhaven Salary: Up to £32,069

Please do not apply if you need sponsorship.

To apply for this role you must have residence and right to work within the UK

As a Children's Support Worker, you will provide daily direct care, support, and guidance to young people promoting their safety, welfare, development, physical and emotional well-being.

You will encourage independence, healthy decison making and create a safe and nurturing environment.

You will promote positive, secure relationships and encourage a sense of belonging.

You will also encourage and facilitate the development of life skills and support children and young people in their education, assisting with homework, and promoting a positive attitude towards learning.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Previous experience working with children and young people in a residential care setting is desirable

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships

  • Resilience, patience and the ability to stay calm

  • A commitment to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children and young people.

  • Flexibility to work on a shift basis, including weekends and evenings.

  • A compassionate and caring nature, with a genuine interest in the well-being and development of children and young people.

  • Minimum age requirement of 21 years (due to legislative requirements).

Salary and Benefits for the Residential Support Worker:

  • Competitive salary of up to £32,069

  • Full Training, development and support towards qualifications and career progression

  • Generous holiday allowance.

  • Pension

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