Residential Support Worker – Arts and Crafts Enthusiasts

Help Make a House a Home: Residential Support Worker – Arts and Crafts Enthusiasts

Salary: £17,850 – £23,500

Hours: Full time (40 hrs per week)

Locations: Worthing, Hassocks, Henfield & Newhaven


Here at Compass we make a difference to children’s lives.

We understand that a child’s emotional development can depend on their age, ability and experience, but most importantly the access to a significant person in their life. A person who, as a Residential Support Worker, can help shape their future.

Could this be you?

To be a Residential Support Worker at Compass, you will have experience in working with children and young people on your CV. Whilst the role has its challenges, the results you will see from the children you work with are incomparable.

In order to be successful in your application you will be subject to a rigorous safer recruitment process, subject to references and enhanced DBS check. As a member of staff, you must adhere to a strict code of conduct regarding your behaviour at all times.

Why work for Compass?


£17,850 – £23,500


Compass homes are decorated to the highest standard, allowing children to express their characters, feel safe and enrich their lives.


Excellent training opportunities and the chance to undertake further qualifications to support your career progression.


Access to hundreds of discounts and benefits through Perkbox, as well as the chance to win up to £150 in vouchers every month from our REACH Awards.


A great work/life balance. Flexible working patterns, with two weekends off in every three.

What you will do

Teaching independence

Using life skills, you will assist with the care of our children and young people, including practical aspects such as cooking and cleaning.

Creating memories

Take part in a range of interesting recreational events, including holidays where appropriate.

Building relationships

You will create positive relationships with the children, meeting their needs and safeguarding them at all times.

Giving Structure

Consistency and organisation skills are key. You will create timetables, setting boundaries and expectations for the young people.

Supporting Behaviour

You will meet a variety of children and young people, some of whom may require high levels of supervision and support.

Want to learn more?

Read more about what a day in the life of a residential worker involves

We need you to have

A valid, manual Driving License

Ideally a Level 3 NVQ in Children and Young People

You must be aged 22 or older

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