Assistant Residential Worker (4328)

Yatton, North Somerset
Circa £18,600 per annum pro rata
Permanent positions both part time and full time available but candidates must have the flexibility to work early mornings, afternoons, evenings as well as every other weekend.

Giving children and young people the foundations they need to thrive.

The role

Action for Children does what's right, does what's needed and does what works for children across the UK. Every year, our team changes the lives of 301,000 children, young people and their families - but for every child who needs help to get help, there's plenty more to do. That's where you come in.

Doing vital work that has a direct and lasting effect, you'll be helping some of our most vulnerable children, their families and our society. Like us you'll deal in action, always ready to intervene to ensure the children in our foster care are safe, happy and well cared for.

Our Place is our new, OFSTED registered, 4-bedded residential unit for children and young people aged 8 to 19 with physical and learning disabilities. This will be their permanent home.

As an Assistant Residential Worker, you'll help our team provide a safe and caring environment, supporting the children with household tasks and all aspects of their care. 

You will make a difference by:

- Ensuring the safeguarding polices and procedures are in place across the service.
- Completing household tasks.
- Completing Health and safety tasks.
- Carrying out personal care and maintaining personal hygiene.
- Promoting independence and also providing a fun and stimulating environment for the Children.

You will need:

-A Diploma Level 3 is desirable although not essential but you must be willing to work towards this if you don't already have this.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Self-motivated.
- The ability to work as part of a team.
- A positive and proactive approach to work.
- Excellent communication skills.

The way we work

We work to make sure every child and young person has the love, support and opportunity they need to reach their potential. If you share the same vision, we want you to join our team. Have a look at our behaviours and values to understand more about the way we work here.


We want our employees to feel valued and rewarded for the vital work they do. When you work with us, we'll recognise your efforts with generous annual leave, a comprehensive employer-matched pension scheme and a range of deals and discounts on our dedicated benefits portal. Find out more about our exclusive Action for Children benefits here.

For safe and happy childhoods

At Action for Children, we protect and support children and young people, providing practical and emotional care and support, ensuring their voices are heard, and campaigning to bring lasting improvements to their lives. Last year, we helped more than 387,000 children and families across the UK.

For more information, please contact Fatima Matin on 07918773592.

We are committed to safer recruitment practices to protect our service users; therefore, all applicants are expected to have an understanding of and commitment to safeguarding best-practice.

Action for Children is passionate about promoting equality, valuing diversity and working inclusively. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons particularly people with Disabilities and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce.


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Our Place
23 Derham Park, Yatton, North Somerset, UK, BS49 4DZ
  • Circa:
  • Department/Division:
    England South
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent Part Time
  • Closing Date:
    3 December 2020
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