Residential Support Worker

The Cambian Group
£8.15 PH
South East England

Job description

Residential Care to provide advice and guidance to younger children

Do you have the empathy, compassion, resilience and positive parenting skills required to help support young people and change their lives for the better

Here, you’ll join a supporting driven team, helping and guiding young Children of a mixed gender who unfortunately suffer from mental health difficulties. It’s emotionally and physically challenging yet highly rewarding work where the duties you carry out have life-changing results

This is a Complexed residential home of 3 beds which is currently full at this moment. The Home is a mixed gender home for children aged 8-18years these children have unfortunately been victims of trauma and abuse, we provide the support and guidance these children need to better their lives


The home is a beautiful bungalow which is set on nearly an acre of green garden, this creates a fresh calm atmosphere. The home is a short drive to wisbech town which you can fine local shops and facilities. This is a Complexed residential home of 4 beds which currently only has one child at present. This is a mixed gender home for children aged 11-18years these children have unfortunately been victims of trauma and abuse. The home provides the support and guidance each child requires

Salary & Benefits

The home provide shadow shifts working alongside an experienced member of staff, this helps Residential care workers build relationships within the home and find their strengths and weaknesses. We also have a six month probation plan. The manager also holds regular appraisals with staff to monitor their development and performance on their probation

The home also provides full funding for NVQ3 in Children and young people to progress within their career

The home employs a full clinical team overseen by a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Lead.

Starting £8.15

Post probation £8.30

Qualified £8.80-With NVQ3 In children and young people

Sleeps: £30.00

Example of shifts

Working a mixture of Earlys/Lates



2 full weekend off and two split weekends additional sleeps are attached to your shifts

All shifts are shared out equally between the team

Company information

Who are we?

We are the Cambian group, the largest independent provider of care and education for children and young people. We believe that everyone has a personal best. Those we care for and those who care for them. You’ll find that you’re part of a close, supportive team, all focused on achieving the best outcome for everyone. The better we work together, the more we can help the people we care for achieve their personal best too.

Here, you’ll join a strong, supportive team in helping young people with complex needs. It’s challenging yet highly rewarding work where the little things you do every day will have life-changing results.

Whether that’s in terms of helping someone to achieve their personal potential or growing our reputation as provider of the best quality behavioural health services in the UK. We already have 27 Ofsted ‘Outstanding Provider’ Awards, join us and together we can achieve more.

Person requirements


Must be 21 years old or above

Hold a drivers licence

Experience within Care

Types of skills required and duties to accept

These can be varied but they are all centred on the young people and it can include;

· Attending to practical matters in relation to childcare (cooking, cleaning etc)

· Establishing positive relationships with young people and always offering them unconditional and positive regard

· Meeting the physical, emotional, behavioral, cultural and educational needs of young people

· Acting as a role model and demonstrating appropriate pro-social ways of dealing with problems

· Helping young people gain self-control by challenging unacceptable behavior and rewarding acceptable, pro-social conduct.

· Ensuring that each young person’s care plan is followed and amended as appropriate to reflect their changing needs

Requirements for DBS and reference checking will be undertaken in line with government regulations and safer recruitment best practice.

Whilst we endeavour to keep the recruitment process as short as possible due to the nature of these important checks it may extend the processing time.“


£8.15 PH

Additional Benefits


South East England


Contract and working hours

Permanent · Full-time · Part-time

How to apply

Number of vacancies: 10

Closing date:Continuous recruitment

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 10/07/2018