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Residential Support Worker - Children

  • Job reference: ERBRSWWAK0402
  • Location: Pontefract, West Yorkshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Children's Residential Support Worker who is committed to making a positive difference to the lives of young people in Wakefield

We are looking for a suitably skilled, motivated and a caring residential worker, to work with children and young people.

The successful candidate will ideally hold an NVQ 3/ Diploma in caring for children and young people and have previous experience working with challenging behaviour. It is important that applicants have a strong emotional resilience and are prepared to work with complex young people who have suffered from trauma and abuse in the past. Ideally you will hold a driving license and have use of your own car with appropriate insurance for when the homes car is already in use. A full DBS check is required for this role.

The work involves shift patterns; including weekends, sleep in, and Bank Holidays.

Shifts include:
Early 7am - 3pm
Late 14.30pm - 22.30pm
Late + Sleep 14.30pm - 23.30pm then sleep until 7am (lone sleeps)

If you would be interested in this role or any similar roles please do not hesitate to contact Emily @ Service Care on 01772 208964 or email

Benefits of working for Emily @ Service Care Solutions:
* A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
* Exceptional referral bonuses
* An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
* Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.
* Payroll service twice a week
* Ltd and PAYE payment options available
* Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
* Loyalty schemes / bonuses
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.

Note: Do you know someone who is looking for work in this field? If so, please pass these details on to them. If we are able to place them into work such as this, lasting over 13 weeks, we will happily pay you a £250 referral bonus!