There is no better time to start a career within residential childcare than now!
Would you like secure employment where you can progress your career?
If you would like to build a career that gives you genuine sense of achievement and fulfilment knowing that you can have a positive impact on the young people we support, then look no further and apply today!
Our Children's homes across Southampton & New Forest are recruiting for Residential Support Workers!
We are looking for enthusiastic, caring and passionate people to become an integral part of our support team. In this role, you will support our young people and be responsible for providing compassionate care during your time with them.
Our benefits include exclusive access to reward and discount scheme, comprehensive induction, commitment to your ongoing training and career progression, pension scheme, paid for enhanced DBS, wellbeing support, cycle to work scheme and more!
We provide meals whilst on shift, a joining bonus of £1,000* and when you are in post, you could also earn up to £1,000* when you refer a friend or family member to our organisation through our Cash for Colleagues scheme.
Our homes are based across Southampton & New Forest, our specialist provisions are set in a calming, spacious sites, our services provide a therapeutic approach to teaching SEMH students.
Our services support young people from Primary years to post-16, so it comes to no surprise that positive relationships with staff and students is at the forefront of what we do. We provide education through a holistic, SEND friendly curriculum, incorporating therapy, social skills and an enrichment program into our everyday teaching.
As part of Aspris Children’s Services, we are immensely proud of the career pathway and training we can offer you. We ask that you can demonstrate the values needed for a role, transferable skills, and life experience and in return we will give you all the training and support you need to progress to become a qualified Residential Support Worker and further.
Experience isn’t always essential but there are a few characteristics you will need to be successful in this role:
Resilience – We support some of the most vulnerable children in society who have varying degrees of emotional behavioural difficulties, autism, ADHD and associated difficulties so there will be times where your resilience is challenged.
Communication – Communicating with our young people is vital to understand their needs. Good teamwork and communication plays a key part in ensuring important information is relayed to other staff.
Organisation – You’ll need to be confident and organised in updating care plans and reporting information that will be relevant to the care of our young people.
Caring – Our young people require the best care we can offer. If you are a naturally caring and compassionate person, this is the role for you.
Attentive – No young person is the same so being attentive to understand them and identify areas where we can support is important.
Above all, we provide a supportive and collaborative working environment where you can flourish in your career and feel incredibly rewarded by helping those who need it most.
Please note - the salary's shown will be in affect from 1st September 2022 for all new and existing staff
If you want residential childcare to be a job for life, Aspris Children’s Services will help you there.
Aspris is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with Disclosure & Barring Service and at least 2 references which cover the last 3 years; for all our services we will request references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for roles within our Schools.
*Joining bonus will be pro-rata for part time colleagues.