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Residential Support Worker - therapeutic support to young people who have complex needs in Southampton

£ 24,000 to £ 25,000


BudWood Limited provides accommodation and support to young people with complex needs. We are looking for residential support workers to work directly with young people - including practical, hands on activities, offering vital emotional, guidance and support - and bringing your personal care, attention and structure to every child's unique life.

Our Support Workers are different and special. They are focussed on making a real difference to the lives of young people who have troubles. Budwood Support Workers are creative, energetic and most importantly they enjoy engaging with young people.
Shifts can be tough and challenging, due to working with young people with complex needs. However, there will be victories and personal rewards along the way.
Our therapeutic parenting model (CATCH) is promoted in all that we do. Our Support Workers are empathic and nurturing - at all times they connect with the young person to understand what trauma and difficulties have led to their presenting behaviours. We are behaviour detectives!
If you want to work as part of a dedicated team delivering therapeutic parenting to young people in times of crisis please apply now.

Current roles available in Bournemouth and Southampton.
Extensive training is provided as well as other benefits
- £9.00 per hour (plus sleep in allowance of £52.50) circa £24k per annum
- Employee Assistance Service
- Pension
- Meals on shift
- Extensive team learning events and practice groups

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of the people we support. All job applicants will be required to provide 2 referees (one must be your most recent employer) and undertake an enhanced DBS Disclosure. This process forms part of our recruitment policy
Please note that due to the high volume of applications only suitable applicants will be contacted.
A full job description and application form can be found at

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