Childrens Residential Team Leader / Senior Support Worker

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Children's Residential

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  • Salary:

    £11.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Michaela Hayes

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Health and Social Care Jobs have a full time, permanent job vacancy for a Children’s Residential Team Leader / Senior Support Worker based near Wolverhampton, West Midlands.

  • £11.00 per hour, 07:00-22:00, 3 days on 3 days off


This job is also commutable from Telford (35mins), Birmingham (40mins), Walsall (25mins), Cannock (30mins) and surrounding areas, via the M6, A41, A454, and A460 road travel routes.

The Provider

This provider is a young vibrant company still in their infancy, who want to do things differently for the children they support.  They support children aged 8 to 18 with learning disabilities and / or complex needs, providing small homes to ensure the focus is on the children as individuals.  Due to their increasing success, they are already looking at their second home with plans to open more in the future, creating ample progression opportunities for you as a Team Leader / Senior Support Worker.

The Home

The Residential Children’s Home is home to 2 children with learning disabilities, who enjoy being busy taking part in indoor and outdoor activities with their support staff.  As a Team Leader / Senior Support Worker, you will work closely with the management team to make decisions regarding the home, supervise your team of support workers and take control of the day-to-day running of your shifts.  You will work with your team to support the children and young people within the home, promoting positive interactions, education and enjoyment of activities whilst ensuring all are kept safe.

Essential Criteria

  • Minimum Level 3 Health & Social Care Children & Young People
  • Experience in a supervisory position
  • Experience dealing with challenging behaviour
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Aged 21 years or over*

If you want to join and lead a team who are passionate about making a difference to vulnerable children’s lives, as part of a truly caring company, then this is the role for you!


Apply / Ask a Question

Health & Social Care Jobs are one of the leading permanent recruitment specialists across the UK.  We are a team of registered managers who have worked within the social care sector, so you will always be talking to like-minded professionals who understand your job vacancy.

Now all you need to do is CLICK APPLY, if you meet the above criteria one of our team will be in touch to progress your application further and answer any questions you may have.


*Health and Social Care Jobs is an Equal Opportunities Employer, however due to the nature of the position, this post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010. In this instance there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement to recruit support workers 21 years of age and over.