Children's Residential Support Worker

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  • Sector:

    Care Assistants

  • Salary:

    14-18 Per Hour

  • Contact:

    Karen McCready

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  • Duration:


  • Startdate:

    as soon as possible

MPA Belfast are excited to be assisting with the recruitment of Social Care Staff for Children’s and Young People’s Residential Homes.

As a contracted supplier, we are looking for experienced Children's Residential Support Worker's to complete part time or full time night duty hours on a block booking basis in a number of Children’s Homes in the Holywood area.

These posts are to cover night shifts from 10pm-8am

Immediate starts are available once background checks are completed.

Pay Rate:

  • Band 3 Support Worker -£13.83ph - £17.56ph dependent on shift worked
  • Band 4 Support Worker - £14.55ph - £17.91ph dependent on shift worked

What the role entails (this is not a limited guide):

  • To work with children/ young people and their families, on a one to one or group basis, using a variety of interventions, to identify needs and to achieve positive outcomes
  • To attend specialised training to enable staff to give the best possible support to the young people.
  • To work co-operatively with children’s services, health agencies and other community based services, to provide the most effective service for the children/young people and carers/families.
  • To apply safeguarding and child protection procedures
  • Support workers are to follow the direction of the Social Worker and senior team

Essential Criteria:

  • For Support Workers -previous 6months minimum paid experience in a relevant or similar environment
  • Registered with NISCC
  • Mandatory training completed within the last 12 months or willingness to do inhouse training
  • Must complete Enhanced Access NI check

If you think you meet the criteria, please submit your CV to or call our office on 02895211111 for more information and how to register for this role.