Children’s Residential Support Worker: Visa sponsorship

  • Full Time
  • UK


Job Title: Children’s Residential Support Workers

Locations: Chingford, South Woodford, Walthamstow, Woodford

Hourly Pay: £11.50-14.00

Full-Time Weekly Hours: 35-40 (Including 1 Sleep-in and 1 Waking Night per week)

Part-Time Weekly Hours: 20-25 (Including 1 Sleep-in or 1 Waking Night per week)

Sleep-in Rate: £50/night

Waking Night Rate: £13.68/hour

Annual Salary: £31,000.00 – £36,000.00

Roles Available: Full-Time, Part-Time & Bank

Company: Care 2 Share (

About Us: Care 2 Share is a leading provider of care services for children and young people. We are dedicated to offering compassionate and professional care to ensure positive outcomes for those in our care. Our team is passionate about making a difference, and we are committed to providing a nurturing and supportive environment in our Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ children’s homes.

Job Description: As a Children’s Residential Support Worker at Care 2 Share, you will support young people aged 11-17 with emotional and behavioural difficulties. Our Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ children’s homes offer a nurturing and supportive environment for both staff and young people.


  • Key-working with a young person to support their individual needs
  • Developing and implementing creative activities to engage young people
  • Conducting key-work sessions, creating health care plans and maintaining daily logs
  • Collaborating effectively as part of a team
  • Acting as a consistent and positive role model
  • Providing empathetic, patient, and understanding support to vulnerable young people
  • Undertaking shift work, including sleep-ins and waking nights.
  • Escorting children and engaging in direct work with them
  • Ensuring the safeguarding of children
  • Administering medication
  • Preparing evening meals

Progression Opportunities

At Care 2 Share, we value the growth and development of our team members. As a Children’s Residential Support Worker, you will have multiple pathways for career progression within our organization:

  • Senior Support Worker: With experience and additional training, you can advance to a senior support worker role, where you’ll take on more responsibilities, including leading teams and managing more complex cases.
  • Team Leader or Manager: Further progression can lead to roles such as team leader or manager, where you will oversee the operations of entire residential units, mentor junior staff, and contribute to strategic planning.
  • Specialist Roles: Opportunities to specialize in areas such as therapeutic care, assessment writing, education support, or safeguarding can provide avenues for career development and diversification.
  • Professional Development: We offer ongoing professional development opportunities, including training programs, workshops and support to attain higher qualifications like the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care.

By providing a structured career path, Care 2 Share ensures that ambitious and dedicated employees can grow and advance within the organization, contributing to both their personal success and the success of our care services.


  • GCSE or equivalent (preferred)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (preferred but not essential)
  • Experience in childcare or related fields is advantageous but not required
  • Willingness to train and develop within the role
  • Fluent in English (required)


  • Day, night, and overnight shifts available
  • 8, 10, or 12-hour shifts
  • Full-time and part-time positions available


  • Competitive salary based on qualifications, availability, and experience
  • Flexitime
  • Comprehensive training program, including the opportunity to earn a Level 3 and Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care after the probation period

How to Apply: If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of young people, we would love to hear from you. Click ‘Apply’ now to join our dedicated team at Care 2 Share.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent, Zero hours contract

Pay: £31,000.00-£36,000.00 per year

Expected hours: 20 – 40 per week


  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme
  • UK visa sponsorship


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Flexitime
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

Application question(s):

  • How many years of experience do you have working with children or service users?


  • GCSE or equivalent (preferred)


  • English (required)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: Support Worker

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