Residential Support Worker

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Closing Date: 21/08/2022

Location/Division: Leicester

Residential Support Worker


Full Time Permanent Post (40 hours per week including 1 hour lunch – P/T hour available) 

Salary: £22,693 pa. (Grade B1)

Holiday Entitlement:  33 days including Bank Holidays

Benefits: Health Cash Plan, Pension

Location: Based at Park House children’s home in Leicester (LE3)


The Y is committed to ensuring we provide a service that builds a support network to prevent the situations, of children in our care, from worsening and we proactively help children overcome their initial disadvantages by providing a safe, nurturing, caring and warm environment for each young person at Park House children’s home, so that they can thrive.

The post of Residential Support Worker involves working as part of a team towards supporting each child living within the home to feel safe, build on their strengths and encourage them to meet their potential. We expect the post-holder to have professional curiosity about the behaviours a child may exhibit and be prepared to have empathy and compassion during challenging incidents and be able to apply consistent boundaries.  If this sounds like you and you want to make a long term difference in a child’s life, we’d love to hear from you!

Please visit our website for further information about our organisation.

To request an application pack, please contact Jamie-Lea Coates at

As Leicester YMCA is committed to safeguarding practices, any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and successful references.

Closing date for applications: Midday on Friday 01st July 2022

Interview date: To commence soon after closing date