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Residential Support Worker

Job Description

Do you want a rewarding career with Hampshire County Council?

Are you passionate to help make a change to a young person`s life?

Do you want to be rewarded with a £5000 bonus for your hard work and dedication?

Brook street social care are currently offering exciting new roles within the children and young people sector. These new opportunities arise as Brook Street social care partner Hampshire County Council for a children`s secure service located in Swanwick, Southampton. We are looking for individuals who present a strong and resilient nature along with the skills to be able to provide top quality care to young people.


  • Competitive salary - £23,703 - £26,401 per annum (plus £5,000 market supplement per annum)
  • Salary after allowances- Expect to earn between £28,000 - £34,000 with supplements, evenings and weekends.
  • Local government pension scheme
  • Paid annual leave
  • Dedicated training- Full training and induction to support your patient care journey.
  • Interest free travel loans and discount
  • A retention payment of £3,000 upon achieving 3 years continuous service

The Role

Brook Street Social Care presents this exciting career opportunity to work with one of our clients in Swanwick, Southampton. This residential support worker role sits within a secure children`s home, providing high-quality, specialist accommodation for young people between the ages of 10 and 18. The service houses vulnerable young people, many of whom have complex problems and need intensive support to help them turn their lives around.

Please Note: During your working schedule, you must be available to work across the following shifts: Rotating shifts are Monday-Sunday

What will be your primary responsibilities?

  • Act as a `keyworker` for young people and be a role model with a socially desired behaviour
  • Engage, stimulate, and appropriately challenge
  • To safeguard and provide consistency and stability
  • To provide advocacy and act with sensitivity
  • Administer medication where needed
  • Maintain adequate records and undertake site risk assessments
  • Write reports and care planning documentation with the use of IT skills
  • Provide stimulating educational and physical activities
  • Possess knowledge of the standards within Children`s Homes Regulations 2015

A detailed job description will be provided during the recruitment process.

About Brook Street

Brook Street Social Care has been a trusted recruitment partner to the social care sector for more than 25 years. As specialists in adult care, education, housing, services for children and specialist social care recruitment, we know how to connect the right person to the right job, so everyone wins.

We recruit for a wide range of social care jobs, with employers spread across the country. From temporary assignments lasting a couple of days, to longer-term contracts and permanent jobs. With our internal audit procedures, we ensure we always adhere to the highest standards of compliance, allowing us to attract the best talent and secure clients and desirable employers.


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