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Residential Support Worker – Children’s Services

  • Location: Standish, England
  • Salary: £11 - £13 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care are currently looking for a Residential Support Worker to start work in Wigan. This is a temporary post, initially for 3 – 6 months with the possibility of placement extension.  

The role:

You will provide a key role in supporting the team to deliver outstanding residential and outreach services to children, young people in care and on the edge of care. Central to the role is the ability to develop a trusting relationship with young people and their support network. You will work on a rota basis to support the children who access overnight stays. Part of this dynamic role will be providing support and advice to families of children with additional needs including children with EBD / Autism and LD. You will be part of a wraparound support to the children and their families to develop appropriate strategies and support to maintain stability at home. You will support the team to run a fun, safe, positive overnight provision for the children and provide support in the community and the family home.


Support children to develop new skills and work with families to meet the changing needs of the children.

Offer a safe, supportive fun environment for the children to access overnight support.

Work with children and their families in a dynamic way, sometimes within the family home.

Support the team to provide a home environment including Cooking, cleaning, shopping, baking, supporting with homework, arts and crafts, school runs, liaising with school etc.

Complete reports and work alongside outreach workers to update care plans and risk assessments.

Applicant Requirements:

Qualifications: NVQ level 3 qualification

Experience: Experience of working with young people with complex and challenging behaviours.

Compliance: Current DBS check, right to work in the UK.

Hours : 37 hours a week, work flexibly across a range of settings on a rota basis including sleeping in duty, waking nights and weekend working.

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