Support Worker Children

6 days left

Peters Dean Care Ltd
From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
09 Oct 2020
06 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Opportunity for an experienced support worker to work within an Ofsted registered children's home near Arundel where they will care for and nurture young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties.

The residents will often be from abusive backgrounds and may be abusive themselves. Most young people accommodated in the home will also have had a disrupted education and will exhibit emotional and behavioural difficulties and will often be poorly adjusted for their age or the requirement placed upon them.


  • Regular salary progression.
  • Full Orientation & Induction programme provided.
  • Extensive training offered.
  • Commitment to continuing learning & development opportunities throughout your career including attendance Level 3 Diploma in Children & Young People.
  • Access to a voluntary benefits including discounts at cinemas, restaurants and retail establishments
  • DBS paid for by the company.


  • Dealing with challenging behaviour (verbally abusive, possibly threatening behaviour)
  • Requirement for positive role modelling at all times and maintaining a consistency of approach
  • Dealing with constantly changing guidelines, procedures etc, that are being presented by our Governing Body
  • Develop a functional approach in young people who are likely to have been rejected or have serious issues in coming to terms with their behaviour
  • Support the young people to have equal opportunities to develop their independence & social skills in preparation for adult life.
  • Liaise with parents, carers, other 3rd parties and the staff team.
  • To safeguard and promote the welfare of young people.
  • Ensuring placement plans are followed, policies, procedures, risk assessments and rotas are in place and education is supported.


Shifts are long days, some will include sleep ins. Due to the location of the home you must be a driver with their own transport.

Please send across your CV now to be considered.