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Residential Support Worker Vacancy in Wolverhampton

Job Description

New Directions are currently looking for Residential Support Workers for one of our clients Children’s Residential Home in Wolverhampton.

This children’s home is a 4-bed mixed sex home.

This home supports children and young people with emotional behavioural difficulties

Please note:

  • It is essential that the candidates are over the age of 22 and hold a valid driving license.
  • For senior roles, candidates will need to hold their NVQ Level 3 in Children and Young Peoples Workforce.
  • Non-Senior support workers do not necessarily need the level 3 qualification but will need to have a good amount of experience of working within the looked after children sector.


  1. To attend meetings and training as required.
  2. To share the responsibility for creating a pleasant working environment.
  3. To be flexible in hours of work in order to meet tasks required.
  4. To be aware of Health and Safety regulations particularly as related to the upkeep of the building and its surroundings.
  5. To undertake any other duties that may be reasonably requested.
  6. To safeguard and promote the welfare of children and be aware of relevant policies and procedures.
  7. Adhere to and promote the Company’s Equalities, Inclusion and Diversity Policy.
  8. The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall objectives of the Children Residential Services.

Additional Information

The role of a Support Worker

The duties of a Support Worker vary depending on the needs and wishes of the individual. They offer support for the individuals overall comfort and wellbeing and help people who need care and support to live as independently as possible. They will support individuals with many aspects of everyday living; including physical, emotional and social.

Support Workers can work in a residential care home, domiciliary care, or out in the community. Their work is defined by a care plan, which is often developed by a social worker or care manager to meet the assessed needs of the person who needs care or support.

Please contact New Directions Social Care for more information on this job vacancy, on 029 2039 0150, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.

Last modified: 14th June 2019

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