Residential Activity Worker

Residential Support Activity Worker

Location: Shropshire & Staffordshire

Salary: £21,091 - £22,714 (£10.40 - £11.20 per hour)

Plus - £62.64 per sleep-in (working approx. 8 sleep ins per month, an additional £6,000pa)

Do you enjoy outdoor activities and want to work in a meaningful role supported by experts with genuine opportunities for career progression and personal development? Choose a career with Keys Group and you will support children in an activity environment to meet their individual needs and overcome their challenges preparing them to live full and happy lives.Choose a career with Keys Group and you will support children in a homely environment to meet their individual needs and overcome their challenges preparing them to live full and happy lives.


Why choose Keys Group for your career in care?

This is an exciting time to join a leading and growing organisation as part of a friendly, professional and supportive team.

As well as competitive pay and in house professional support we provide and fully fund the necessary training to achieve valuable externally accredited qualifications.

Join us as a Residential Support Activity Worker in West Midlands area that cares for four children and we can offer:

The Real Living Wage as a minimum
Full induction and introductory training programme
Fully funded training and qualifications (care and activities)
Enhanced pay scales that recognise both qualifications and experience
Enhanced company maternity & paternity pay leave
Free meals
A great employee Benefits programme
NEST Pension Scheme
Life assurance
Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check paid for by us
28 days annual leave

More about the role

You will be part of a caring team that provides a safe and often life changing experiencesand loving home for children and young people, led and supported by a Registered Manager. 


Activity and Intervention services offer a twelve week programme for young people who require alternative accommodation to break the cycle of circumstances they find themselves in. During that stay, young people take part in number of adventurous activities which aim to restore their self-confidence, build trust and establish positive relationships with highly trained and experienced adults.

Working 4-5 shifts (including overnights) Activity services offer short term 2-1 activity placement using Outward bound activities to engage the young people in our care. There is a heavy focus on taking part in outdoor/physical activities, including mountain biking, adventurous jumping, kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, hill walking, rock climbing and bouldering.

Living and working with young people over four or five day shifts, including overnights, our Activity teams provide support in a range of different places across the location area and North Wales national parks.


As part of the team and along with other professionals, you will provide the therapeutic care and support needed for each individual child.  You will act as a positive role model to meet their everyday living needs, developing trusting relationships that create recovery, growth and lasting change.



You’ll support children and young people aged 8-18 who experience social, emotional and mental health difficulties in a residential children’s home environment. You’ll support the young people to learn the skills they need to lead happy and successful lives and to overcome their challenges.

What do you need?

An enjoyment of outdoor activities and a willingness to learn new skills.

We want people who are naturally caring, flexible and resilient.

Experience and previous qualifications are not necessary but are welcome and will be recognised in your hourly pay rate.

You need to be able to work flexibly in caring for the children. This will include working shifts and sleep-ins with full-time and part-time hours being available.

Contact us today, we would be delighted to hear how you can join us in helping care for children to lead happy, healthy and successful lives.

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