Children Support Worker – Southampton

Children Support Worker – Southampton

Job Title: Children Support Worker

Hourly Rate: £11.

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Job Title: Children Support Worker

Hourly Rate: £11.00 – £16.00 with Enhancements

Location: Southampton

Job Type: Flexible Agency Work

Calling all RSWs! Prospero Health and Social Care are looking for flexible working opportunities across the Southampton area to deliver the very best standards and quality of care to Children and Young People with additional needs in the Southampton area.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a reputable and growing children’s residential services care group, providing safe, caring, and nurturing living environments for children and young people.

You will implement care plans in collaboration with the team you are working with, support young people in developing their living skills and access education / therapy, promote positive behaviour and helping individuals to manage their emotions and behaviours effectively, and help build positive relationships with the individuals themselves, their families and other professionals working in care and in education.

Placements Available

  • Supporting young people between the ages of 8 and 16 with additional needs in a residential children’s home setting.
  • Supporting teenagers between the ages of 16 and 18 in semi-independent accommodation.
  • A past placement may have broken down and an individual needs to be moved to other accommodation on a temporary basis.
  • Respite care for an individual that needs support while a family needs to step away temporarily.
  • Outreach support for vulnerable children and young people.


  • Must have the right to work in the UK
  • 1 year of experience in the UK care sector supporting children and young people
  • Experience as a Support Worker
  • Driver with access to a vehicle (desirable)
  • Enhanced DBS on the Update Service. (desirable)

Position details

  • Location – Southampton focused
  • Position – Support Worker (Children)
  • Type of work – Temporary
  • Start date – ASAP (Contracts have hours available immediately)
  • Duration – Ongoing
  • Full time / Part time – Full Time with varied shift patterns to suit work / life balance.
  • Hours – Long Days, Waking Nights, and Sleep in shifts available, We have flexible hours to match people’s busy schedules.

Please note that we are unable to provide sponsorship.


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