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Senior Support Worker - Children

  • Location:

    Surbiton, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Support Work

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  • Salary:

    £23000 - £25000 per annum + ongoing training

  • Contact:

    Lyndsay Burder

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


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  • Consultant:

    Lyndsay Burder

Senior Residential Support Worker - Children & Young People

Full Time Permanent Day Positions available for Education & Residential service

Surrey (KT6)

We are currently recruiting for Senior Residential Support Workers to support a residential setting set amongst beautiful and tranquil Surrey countryside (KT6). You will be supporting Children & Young People (8-19) with complex needs, autism, learning disabilities and challenging behaviour. This specialist provision offers exciting opportunities for resilient, enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals looking for an opportunity to help the children supported take steps to fulfilling their absolute potential.

This is a challenging role, but the rewards are incomparable to any other care job. You will be working in an environment where the little things that you do every day could have life-changing results. Your ambition for the young people you support will help them take steps to fulfilling their potential. As a Senior Residential Support Worker you are responsible for supervising and supporting staff to fulfil their role as Residential Support Workers, as well as being responsible for the emotional and physical wellbeing of the pupils at all times.

This role offers a 13 hour shift pattern on a 4 week rolling rota.

General Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Act as a member of the Care Team, ensuring effective working relationships supporting colleagues and being prepared to receive support when necessary.
  • Participating in a wide range of individually tailored programmes, involving exciting recreational events; within both the home and the community.
  • Assisting with daily practical living, such as cooking cleaning and general domestic tasks.
  • Supporting individual's with personal care will be required.


  • Experience of providing care and support to adults, young adults or children
  • Level 2 / 3 Diploma in relevant care/children & young people related area is ESSENTIAL
  • Experience working with children and young people with challenging, complex and diverse needs with knowledge of autistic spectrum disorders and asperger's syndrome.

Your rewards:

  • Overtime available
  • Extensive training, career development and comprehensive induction provided
  • Pension / Life Assurance / Staff meals provided whilst on shift / DBS costs met by organisation

What happens next:

If this position sounds of interest or you would simply like to discuss further ... please click "Apply Online". We will then be in touch to talk about the role in more detail and your experience.

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