Residential Support Worker Burton-Upon-Trent

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Location Burton-Upon-Trent
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Contract Permanent - Full Time
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Salary £ - £34,000 Up to £34K Circa Up to £34K including sleep-in allowance (£70.47 per sleep-in with an average of 11 per month)
Location - Burton-Upon-Trent
Salary - £ - £34,000 Up to £34K Circa Up to £34K including sleep-in allowance (£70.47 per sleep-in with an average of 11 per month)
Excellent opportunity for enthusiastic candidates to join the team in one of our children’s residential homes. We are a rapidly expanding organisation and are offering a very competitive salary plus benefits including a quality bespoke training package and generous renumeration for sleep-in shifts. We specialise in supporting Children and Young People who have suffered early life trauma, neglect or abuse and may display challenging behaviours.


  • Competitive pay and sleep-in allowance
  • Enhanced overtime rate of time and a third
  • Access to employee wellbeing programme
  • 28 days annual leave entitlement, rising to 33 days with 5 years service

The main duties of this role include::

  • To work as a member of the team to provide young people with a variety of activities, support, care and guidance using a positive parenting model
  • To follow guidance from the Team Leader and other senior colleagues to ensure the smooth day to day running of the home providing structure and appropriate boundaries for the young people in our car
  • To have a flexible approach to shift patterns which may sometimes require changes to rota at short notice
  • To ensure that all risks are safely managed in line with the company policies and procedures
  • To undertake an in-depth quality and bespoke training package
  • To act as an advocate for the young person whilst using a positive parenting model
  • To attend staff meetings and be proactive in developing and improving the service model

What we offer::

  • Continuous training and professional development 
  • Career development
  • Generous sleep-in rate of £70.47 per night (average 11 per month)

What we are looking for::

  • Someone with the passion to work with our young people and provide them with a positive parenting model
  • Someone who can help create a real family environment for our young people 
  • Someone who has the desire to improve our young people’s lives and enable a better future for them
  • Someone who is resilient and understanding
  • Someone who is computer literate with the ability to work in a paperless environment
If you would like to work for a professional and passionate company who has the interests of their children/young people and employees at heart. If you have personal passion and drive to make the difference to the lives of children and young people, then please apply today!

First Blue is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care and therefore this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check where suitable references will be sought prior to your employment start date.

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