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Children's Residential Support Worker

Newcastle upon Tyne


£25,700 Per Annum

Start Date: 2023-07-28

Full Time

Benefit: Over time and additional pay with sleeps

Are you looking for an exciting new role to make a difference to children and young people lives? Are you experienced working with those who have EBD and Learning Disabilities?

At Kare Plus we are looking for enthusiastic and reliable Children's Residential Support Worker with a minimum of six months experience in the last five years to be put forward for an exciting permanent position. Kare Plus are delighted to be in partnership with a local Children's Residential service provider who have multiple award-winning homes throughout the Northeast and surrounding. As one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, Kare Plus is looking to hire and develop the very best workforce in the industry. We are looking for experienced, resilient, and motivated individuals with a passion to help and support children and young people to achieve their true potential in life.

Kare Plus are delighted to be in partnership with a local Children's Residential service provider who have multiple award-winning homes throughout the Northeast and surrounding. You will be responsible in playing a role in the establishment, maintenance and development of the environment and providing young people with a calm and relaxed group living experience conducive to emotional security and personal happiness and growth. Shift patterns vary between days nights and sleeps.

The Role: As a Children's Residential Support Worker, you will work within a team to support the needs of each child. It is your role to provide a supporting, caring, and safe environment for all children and young people in their homes:

• Support and encourage in educational development. • Assist in addressing health needs and promote a healthy lifestyle.

• Manage care in the home, by guidance and de-escalation and positive support.

• Plan and deliver activities for young people both internal and external.

• Facilitate and encourage contact between children and young people and their families and the local communities.

• Assist in the social, emotional, and physical development of all children.

• Manage challenging behaviour as a team/lone working.

• Help adopt a positive outlook on life.

You will need:

• Minimum 3 months experience in Learning Disabilities / EBD

• Minimum 6 months experience is essential within children's residential support or similar

• Level 3 Children's and Young people qualification • MAPA Training (desirable)

• Knowledge of Learning disabilities in young children and adults as well as EBD understanding

• Excellent communication skills.

• Hold full Driving Licence.

• Adaptable, approachable, and friendly manner.

• Ability to work using own initiative and as part of a team.

• DBS preferably on Update Service as this role is start ASAP however new Enhanced check can be done

• Be able to work across shifts including long days, early shifts or late shifts.

Further Information To apply for the position, please send your CV and Cover Letter and we will contact you to discuss the application process in further detail to [email protected] or give us a call on 01913680001 to discuss further.


• Children's Residential: 6 months (essential)

• Learning Disabilities and EBD Support: 3 months (preferred) 

• Driving Licence (essential)

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