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Senior Residential Support Worker

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £23324 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alexandra Watts

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

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  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Alexandra Watts

Are you an experienced Support Worker with an NVQ Level 3 in Children & Young People? We have a fantastic new opportunity to join one of the largest Children’s Providers for their brand new Children’s residential home based in Uttoxeter, Staffordshire. 

You will be part of a brand new staff team, in which you will be supporting Young People with Emotional & Behavioural Disorders and complex needs.

Salary & Hours

£23,324.70 per annum (plus sleep in allowance and overtime)
39 hours per week
We use a rotating shift pattern to ensure the young people in our home get the care they need.  This may include working some weekends and bank holidays.
  • Supporting the management to run a successful staff team and all day to day operations of the home
  • To assist the management team with the supervisions of junior staff
  • Inducting new staff into the homes procedure and culture
  • Ensuring the highest standards of care in relation to the young people’s physical, behavioural and emotional needs
  • Be the young person’s champion and as part of the wider team strive to ensure that they achieve their aspirations and full potential
  • Assist senior staff with the writing and maintaining of placement and risk management plans
  • You will be assigned a key child and play a pivotal role in their day to day life including attending reviews and liaising with external agencies
  • Support and encourage educational engagement and attainment including homework and behavioural support within the education setting.
  • Previous experience within a children's residential home is essential in addition to working with challenging behaviours
  • Full UK driving licence is essential due to the location of the home and the needs of the Young People you will be supporting
  • Minimum age requirement of 21
  • NVQ Level 3 in Children & Young People is essential for this position, NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care will not be considered.
  • Staff reward and discount scheme
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Pension scheme
  • Enhanced disclosure check with no cost to you 
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Commitment to your ongoing training and career progression
  • Employee recognition scheme.
Call Alexandra for a confidential chat on 029 21 660 880 or apply via this job ad.
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