Children's Residential Support Workers - Kent

  • Salary £8.50 - £9.50 per hour
  • Location Kent
  • Time Full Time
  • Created 08-01-2019

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Dolphin Personnel are looking for Children’s Residential Support Workers for one of our homes in the Sittingbourne area of Kent. The home is a 3 bed with boys only between the ages of 8 and 15 with EBD.


£8.50 - £9.50 per hour depending on experience and qualifications

Up to 3 Sleeps in Duty a week: £40.00 per sleep; Overtime and extra sleeps in available


Full Time (40 hours per week) Additional:

Job Duties

  • Supporting children in their day to day routines
  • Providing a positive role model for the children
  • Developing and maintaining professional working relationships
  • Encourage and motivate children to develop life skills and participate in a range of leisure activities and social opportunities which offer positive challenges within a safe environment.
  • Be flexible on your working hours

The Candidate

  • Driving License is essential
  • Motivated and committed individuals, with a calm approach
  • Team players with the ability to use their own initiative
  • Positive role model to children in our care
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Someone who is able to react calmly in stressful situations and deal with difficult and challenging behaviours.
  • Be prepared to work early, late, evening shifts, weekends (including sleep ins) on a rota basis.
  • Be highly motivated to develop and maintain relationships with children and their families and engage with all other agencies involved in children's lives
  • Carry out direct work with children in our care, including key-working and generally taking an active part in their daily lives and activities
  • Hold or be willing to achieve a QCF Level 3 in Health and Social Care with Children and Young People.

To apply

If you would like to apply for this role then please apply online or call us on 0843 289 5278

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Dolphin Personnel have provided Albrighton Care Ltd with extensive support throughout the recruitment process for our homes. They are thorough in ensuring they seek and select the appropriate candidates for the roles we have had available and tailor the job descriptions to ensure the candidates selected have the necessary understanding, qualifications and experience for the services we provide. The recruitment consultants are conscientious, friendly and have demonstrated transparency throughout this process, ensuring that their approach adapted to the needs of Albrighton Care Ltd, which provided us with a bespoke service that was efficient and effective.

Albrighton Care Ltd

We have used Dolphin Personnel successfully for many years and find them to be well-versed in knowing the calibre of staffing we need here at Trade Access Panels. Since we still utilise their services, we find the Dolphin staff to be extremely helpful and they are a very useful agency to recruit staff for our administrative positions. We would strongly recommend Dolphin.

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