Job Description

Job Description

Salary: £18,225 to £19,045 per year + sleeps (£63), averaging £21,276 with one weekly sleep.

Due to continued organisational growth and development opportunities for our current staff, we are recruiting for Residential Support Workers to join our Staff Teams situated in the Chippenham area.

About the job:

As a Support Worker, you will be key in helping our young people with EBD and learning difficulties. This is a challenging role, but the rewards are incomparable to any other job. You will be working in an environment where the little things that you do every day could have life-changing results on the young people in our care. Your ambition for the people you support will help them take steps to fulfilling their potential.

What would I be doing?

-Working with all levels of the Staff Team to safeguard our young people at all time.
-Participating in a wide range of innovative and exciting recreational events held within the home and wider community.
-Assisting with practical matters relating to care (cooking, washing, cleaning etc.)
-Creating positive relationships with the young people and offering them unconditional dignity and respect.
-Meeting the physical, emotional, behavioural and cultural needs of the young people in our care.
-Continually maintaining accurate and clear record keeping.
-Ensuring that the needs of the young people are being met and reviewing and recording changes to those needs.
-Actively contributing to the development of the team.

What experience or qualifications would I need?

-A genuine passion for care and to be motivated by contributing to the progression of others.
-A strong team player
-Resilience to keep going at difficult times and to ask for support if needed
-Excellent written and oral communication skills
-Computer literacy
-A driving licence
-An NVQ Level 3 or 4 in Residential Childcare or equivalent, or a willingness to complete this qualification within a fixed timeframe.

What would I get in return?

-A competitive salary of £18,225 to £19.045 per year per annum, working a 42 hour week. 35 hour contracts are available.
-Sleep-ins paid at £63 per night
-Overtime available
-Extensive training packages with time rostered out of your work rota to attend.
-Staff meals whilst on shift
-Fully expensed off-site activities and trips to attend alongside our young people.
-Genuine career development opportunities for those who want them.
-A beautiful home and grounds to work within.
-Due to registration requirements, applicants must be 21 or over.
-The position requires you to hold a Full Driving Licence with access to your own vehicle.

About Park Blue Homes:

Park Blue Homes are a group of independent Residential Children’s Homes, with four homes in Wiltshire and two in Country Durham.

Park Blue Homes strives to provide exciting places for young people to live. Our teams are really important to us, and we aim to recruit highly skilled and committed people that want to grow in their positions to help our young people.

Park Blue Homes is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults, children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Park Blue Homes is committed to valuing diversity and promoting equality for all. Park Blue Homes is an equal opportunities employer.

All applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS Check.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £18,225-£19,045 per year

Additional pay:

Bonus scheme


-Discounted or free food
-On-site parking


-Monday to Friday


Support Environment: 1 year (Preferred)


Chippenham, Wiltshire (Preferred)


-Level 3 in Residential Childcare (Preferred)
-Driving Licence (Required)

Work remotely: No

Full-time hours: 42 per week

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

-Remote interview process
-Temperature screenings
-Social distancing guidelines in place
-Virtual meetings
-Sanitisation, disinfection or cleaning procedures in place


-Day shift
-Monday to Friday
-Night shift

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