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Children's residential support worker

  • Posted: 09-11-2021
  • Category: Residential
  • Location: Wolverhampton
  • Type: Full-time / Permanent
  • Salary: £21500 - £24250 per annum
We are seeking experienced Residential Support Workers in the Wolverhampton area to work with one of our residential settings supporting children who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties. The position will be, at times, challenging however greatly rewarding knowing you are the person making a difference! 

Your Benefits:
·The opportunity to help improve the quality of life for disadvantaged children
·Allocated a dedicated, hardworking Consultant to find you the best matched bookings relevant to your experience and availability
·Opportunities for career progression with various training conducted by Smile Education
·Networking and social events for you to meet like-minded support workers where you can share your hints and tips of the trade
·And, maybe the most important of all, friendship! Your consultant will always be on hand after those hard, challenging days for any issues, queries or help you may need 

Where you will be working:
·4-bed home with 3 children placed
·You will not only be joining the home but part of their family ethos where supporting the children is not your only task (but of course, your priority)
·Well established team with plenty of support and induction available to you
·You will need to be hard working, have a sense of humour and be great at teamwork

What you will be doing:
As you will likely already know, no 2 days are the same as a Support Worker. Your role will include, but not limited to, duties such as:
·Communicating via verbal and nonverbal methods
·Encouraging and motivating the children to interact and gain valuable social skills
·Organising activities for the children to take part in
·Cater to any additional requirements that may arise
·This role will require you to work both day and night shifts

Who you will be working for:
Smile Education is a leading recruitment service for schools and residential settings in the West Midlands. We believe your continual development, support and confident is of upmost importance!

The legal part:
For this role you will require:
·Eligibility to work in the UK
·Full, enhanced DBS or the funds to acquire one
·12 months experience 
·Evidence of training and qualifications
To register with Smile or keep up to date with similar positions we have available, please visit the Smile Website. You can also find us on Twitter and Facebook: Smile Education
If you are interested, please get in touch with Kirsty on 0121 289 6833

Smile Education is committed to safeguarding children. Each applicant will be expected to undertake compliance checks including Prohibited list, Barred list, DBS and Qualifications.


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