Residential Support Worker

  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Salary: £29,777 - £31,364
  • Location: 3 Fullerton Grove
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours/Full Time/Weekends
  • Hours: 36 hours per week. Consideration will be given for part time working.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 14/04/2024 at 23:59
  • Reference: CVP 0090

We are looking for a child care worker to provide residential support to our short break service within the Borough of Knowsley. You will be part of a caring team that provides short break stays for children and young people with learning/physical disabilities and autism.

You will provide the therapeutic care and support needed for each individual child. You will act as a positive role model to meet their everyday living needs, developing trusting relationships that promote growth and development.

The postholder will need at least 12 months relevant child care experience in a paid or voluntary capacity, with the ability to meet a wide range of care needs for dsabled children.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief, or identity, recognising the value that diversity brings to our organisation. We particularly welcome applications from individuals from Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds and candidates with disabilities as we acknowledge their underrepresentation in our workforce.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applicants.

At Knowsley we value our applicants and want them to feel well-informed and welcomed.

If you have any questions about this specific job role or what it is like to work at Knowsley, please contact Julia Nelson (

Interview Dates are likely to be held on 02.05.2024

How to apply

Your CV should be tailored to reflect the competencies within the person specification. Please note if a CV does not reflect the person specification it is unlikely to be shortlisted. To upload your CV you will need to click on the link below and create an account with Jobs Go Public if you have not already done so.

You will also be required to input your name and email address and will be invited to complete an equal opportunities questionnaire.


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This vacancy is now closed