Children's Residential Support Worker

Meditemp are looking for Support Workers who have experience working in a Children's Residential Home, to join an established home in Ilford, Essex.

We would love to hear from you if you have worked with Children, have experience or exposure of seeking out positive outcomes for children and young people and have a positive, friendly, nurturing and patient demeanour.

The main responsibilities associated with this position are as follows:

  1. Ensure that all children and young people have their needs met, and their welfare is always promoted.
  2. Maintain standards of good practice always, establishing purposeful and constructive relationships and appropriate role modelling to assist with the development of each child’s life, activities, education, social skills and personal skills.
  3. Maintain and produce required records and reports as necessary to ensure smooth, efficient running of the home.
  4. Promote and encourage learning by the children and young people with any educational programmes, provisions and educational activities.
  5. Participate on a shift basis by rota, demonstrating a level of commitment and flexibility, to enable the efficient running of the home. This includes weekdays, evenings, weekends and sleep in duties.
  6. Act as a key worker/link-worker for individual children, with supervision, including building trust, advising and acting as an advocate when necessary.
  7. Participate and assist with social workers or other professional persons. Where applicable to attend to and contribute to any child’s review, case conference and planning meetings as appropriate.
  8. Ensure all visitors to the home are appropriately vetted and securely signed into the home.
  9. Follow safer working practices.

If you or someone that you know believe that the person we are looking for could be you please don't hesitate apply today for a confidential conversation to discuss the possibilities.


  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension scheme
  • Overtime offered and payable at enhanced weekend rate
  • Bonus payment for any sleep in shift

Personal Attributes

  • Emotionally resilient
  • Of high personal integrity.
  • Empathic and caring nature
  • Reflective thinker

(Drivers are desirable)

For further information about the position and the organisation please apply today.

Meditemp is acting as an employment agency on behalf of our client in relation to this vacancy.

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