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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Care & Supported Housing, Care Management

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £34840 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alexandria Arvantis

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Alex Arvanitis

We have a AMAZING opportunity for a Senior Residential Support Worker to join an amazing childrens home in Bodmin, supporting young people between the ages of 8- 16 with Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties (EBD) and challenging behaviours. The house is a beautiful 4 bedroom home which is modern through out and situated in Bodmin. 
We are looking for enthusiastic, resilient and motivated individuals who want to make a difference to the lives of young people; to enable them to develop socially, emotionally and behaviorally in a setting where they feel safe and cared for.
No two days are ever the same, so you need to be happy to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. It is challenging, but incredibly rewarding work!!  
Salary: £34,840 (Inclusive of sleep)
Location: Bodmin
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 47.5 Hours per week 
Sleeps Rota: 9am- 10pm sleep 8am 
Shift pattern:  Week 1 - Monday, Thursday, Sunday 
                        Week 2 -  Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 
                        (can be flexible with the shifts)
  • Company pension
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Comprehensive Training Package including scheduled ongoing face-to-face training and CPD planning
  • Plenty of opportunities to maximise earnings and career development
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage

As a Senior Support Worker you will be responsible for:
  • To lead by example and support the management team to run the shift
  • Take greater responsibility for mentoring and supporting newer staff members 
  • To organise handovers in an appropriate manner.
  • To encourage the young people to do activities and take responsibility for their own lives depending on their age.
  • To keep the homely, friendly culture and environment of the homes.
  • To be able to deal with challenging behaviours when needed.
  • Protect children and young people from risks to their health and welfare.
  • Provide support for the children and young people in the home and promote their independence and well-being.
  • Maintain a safe environment for young people.
  • Ensuring the safety of the students and maintaining an up to date knowledge of the individual’s; care plan, guidelines, reward system and preferred method of communication.
  • Supporting taxing behaviour safely and sympathetically.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with the staff, parents, Social Workers and other professionals that may be involved in the young people’s lives such as Psychologists.
  • Experience as a Senior Support Worker is ESSENTIAL
  • You will have a DBS on the update service for a quick start! ESSENTIAL
  • NVQ or QCF level 3 in Children & Young People is ESSENTIAL
  • Have a passion to support young adults ESSENTIAL
If this sounds like your dream role, we would love to hear from you. Click ‘APPLY’ now and one of the Vetro team will be in touch.


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