Residential Support Worker


Job Description

Are you a residential support worker looking for a new challenge?

Passionate about helping children in crisis?

If the answer is yes, then we need you!

Randstad is looking for experienced residential support workers required to pick up ad hoc shifts in a service supporting children with complex emotional and behavioural difficulties in the South Lanarkshire. The service takes a therapeutic approach to support children ages 8-18. Create the perfect work-life balance, by choosing your own shifts based on your availability, while building a relationship with the young people and the core team.

What can Randstad offer you?

– Competitive rates

– Established national service

– All in the same boat, new service means a whole new team!

– Excellent career progressions; the service is keen to promote from within

– Unlimited friend referral bonuses

– Immediate start

– Extensive training in industry standard courses supported by online learning

– Help with SSSC registration

– Employee discount app

– Support from within the team and a dedicated Randstad consultant

A successful child support worker will be responsible for:

– Working effectively as part of a team of child support workers

– Providing 24 hours care to a vulnerable young people

– supporting service users in rural cottage

– Promoting a positive parenting role model

– Ensuring professional boundaries are in place

– Maintaining professional manner and working to National Care Standards

– Working to a flexible schedule, including night shifts, weekends and bank holidays and Christmas period

To be successful in your application, you will:

– Have previous experience working in a residential setting with young people

– Have flexibility in the roles undertaken

– Have strong communication skills

– Register under the PVG scheme

– Full driving licence

– Obtained, or working towards SVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care, or equivalent desirable

If this sounds like the position for you, don’t delay!

Apply now and one of our team may call you for an informal chat to take your application to the next stage. Alternatively, if you would like some more information give Catherine Robb a call on (phone number removed) for a confidential chat or email

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.