Support Worker - Harmful Sexual Behaviour BLUS53925

Stockport, Greater Manchester
07 Sep 2017
05 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Due to growth in services, our client currently has opportunities for dedicated and resilient Level 2 Residential Support Workers for their Harmful Sexual Behaviour (HSB) Homes in Stockport.

Harmful Sexual Behaviour

Our client currently has two homes that deliver a specialist residential service for males and females, aged 8 – 18 years who present with inappropriate or harmful sexual behaviour (HSB). These Ofsted rated Good residential homes offer a therapeutic, nurturing and child-centred environment to their young people, supporting safe social integration and a non-judgemental approach. They have an excellent track record in achieving outstanding outcomes for these types of young people.

The role

Due to growth in services they currently have vacancies in their specialist service with young people who display inappropriate or Harmful sexual behaviour (HSB). Our client is working in partnership with other specialists to adopt a holistic approach to children and young people who exhibit inappropriate and HS behaviour. Each young person has a tailored care package and risk assessment (this can include intense supervision) of young people to enable them to remain living within the community.

You will work as part of an enthusiastic team providing a safe, caring and accepting environment, with young people who display HSB implementing the strengths based Good Lives Model as well as adhering to their Safeguarding Procedure.

As their ideal candidate, you will have some experience with working within the Good Lives Model supporting young people who display HSB. Experience in a care/support role is essential and they have an excellent training and support programme. You will also hold a level 3 in health and social care or equivalent. 

Alongside this also comes with the day to day of supporting a young person in their home; education, independence, experiences and opportunities, sports and hobbies, care and support.


The individuals in the care of our client will have a variety of complex needs for which they will need varying levels of support. In order to provide the required support, the staff team will work shifts. This includes weekends, evenings, and potentially providing support on the young people’s annual holidays. They have full time and part time roles available. Full flexibility over 7 days is required (40 hours a week) however; they can also offer varied and flexible hours. If you are unable to commit to these hours please make enquiries about their bank staff.


The salary offered for candidates who hold a QCF L3 in Children and Young Person’s Workforce or equivalent is £17,116 for 37.5 hours. 


In return for your hard work and dedication we can offer the following benefits; Pension scheme, childcare vouchers, excellent career development and structured progression, in-depth training and recognised qualifications plus 25 days holidays!

Our Client

Our client provides a range of social care, special education, community support and consultancy services in the North West of England. The charity is one of the North West’s largest providers of residential homes for children from short-term emergency care to long-term placements.
Their fostering service provides family placements in the North West and neighbouring regions.

They provide some of the leading specialist education services in the North West region, operating a range of special schools, a further education college and centres supporting those who cannot attend mainstream schools. In addition, they offer a wide range of training, consultancy and support services for parents and carers.

They provide an environment that is safeguarded and as part of their safer recruitment policy, successful candidates will be required to undergo and enhanced DBS check (no cost) and references will be taken.

They value diversity and are committed to equal opportunities. As long as you meet their needs you will be offered an interview.

Please be aware that you must be over 21 years of age to apply for this role due to the age range of the young people whom they work with. (These roles are exempt from the Employment Equality (Age) Regulation 2006.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email

Apply for Support Worker - Harmful Sexual Behaviour BLUS53925

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your CV must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1MB

4000 characters left

By applying for a job listed on you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.