Job Applications

Welcome to the St Helens Borough Council online job application portal

Options available:

Job Title Residential Support Worker
Job reference SS762A
Department Children & Young People Services Department
Grade 12 - 17 plus 2 increments for weekend working
Pay From: £23,953 To: £26,446 per annum
Hours 37 hours per week
Closing date 18 August 2022
st helens council logo
Job Description
Residential Support Workers look after the physical and mental wellbeing of children in care. If you enjoy helping people and want to make a difference to their lives, this job could be perfect for you.

At The Grove children's home, we pride ourselves on providing high quality care to children aged 12 to 17. The home provides care for up to four young people.

Candidates must have at least 2 years experience in a residential setting working directly with young people and be able to identify and manage challenging behaviours.

You will also be able to employ methods of communication which are appropriate to the needs of the young person.

It is essential that you are able to work on a shift rota basis which includes evenings, weekends, bank holidays and sleep-ins.

You must possess a Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young Peoples Workforce.

For an informal discussion please contact Julie Williams on 01744 677085.

Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 NOLAN principles of conduct in public life. These include selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.

This Authority is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to enhanced DBS disclosure.
To apply click on the button below:
Job Application Packs
Applicant Letter.pdf
Person Specification.pdf
Job Description.pdf
Application Form Disclosure.pdf
Note: CVs should not be submitted as a replacement for the online job application form.