Residential Support Worker

Residential Support Worker

Headway Adolescent Resources were formed in 1999 and has established a good reputation in the residential adolescent childcare sector, and pride themselves in having the insight and ability to care for young people as individuals in a holistic manner, regardless of their background.


We are currently looking for Residential Support Workers to join our growing team.

Location: Badgworth / Somerset

Salary: Annual salary £26,302 - £27,487 which includes basic salary of £21,934 - £23,199 + 2 sleep ins per week 


Headway Adolescent Services
Full Time
Contract Type
26,302 - 27,487
Geographical Location
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Role Details

Based in a children's residential home you will be working with young people with challenging behaviour, and you will need to be flexible, resilient, honest and well organised, as well as committed to providing a high standard of childcare to help young people achieve the best possible outcomes.

This is a permanent role with excellent career prospects and a comprehensive training programme within an expanding company.

  • You will be working on average 38 hours per week – 2 days on and 4 days off shift pattern with 2 sleep-ins. In addition, you will be eligible for generous allowances for bank holidays, overtime hours, and performance related bonus scheme.

Applicants must have previous experience of working with challenging young people, preferably in a residential setting (but not essential) and will either be qualified to QCF level 3 in Children and Young People, or willing to work towards the qualification which will be fully funded.

Full manual driving license essential. All candidates will be subject to thorough reference checks including an enhanced DBS as safeguarding young people is at the heart of everything we do.

Please also note that on clicking “apply” you will receive a return email asking you to fill out our application form online, and it is a requirement for this to be completed before we can progress your application.