Senior Residential Support Worker/Practitioner

  • Location

    Birmingham, UK

  • Sector:

    Children's Residential

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  • Salary:

    £25K per annum

  • Contact:

    Clare Crane

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Health and Social Care Jobs have a full time, permanent job vacancy for a Senior Children’s Residential Support Worker / Practitioner based near the Birmingham area of West Midlands.  This residential children’s home is easily commutable from Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Kidderminster and surrounding areas. 

  • £10 per hour (approx. £25,000 per annum including sleeps)
  • 24-hour shifts (10am start + sleep-in)
  • Approx. 3 shifts per week as part of a rota.

The Provider

This provider is an independent organisation, who provide therapeutic support to children with complex needs who may display emotional and behavioural difficulties, mild learning difficulties or have suffered childhood trauma and abuse.  They provide individualised care to children and young people of both sexes, aged 8 – 18 years old.  This is a specialist provider of children’s residential homes, who aim to build an outstanding reputation for high quality child centred care, which you could be part of!

The Home & Your Role

As a Senior Children’s Residential Support Worker, you will join a well-established team whose aim is to promote the development of children and young people into happy young adults with the world at their feet!  The residence is 4 bed, located in a lovely semi-rural area of Wolverhampton and currently home to very settled teenagers.  You will assist the management team in ensuring that the staff meet the identified needs of the young people, inducting new staff and mentoring your own team of support workers.  You will play a key role in communication and record keeping throughout the home, ensuring all necessary information is forwarded to management promptly, and all paperwork is completed to a high standard.

Essential Criteria

  • Level 3 Health & Social Care Children & Young People (or equivalent)
  • Experience supporting children & young people in a residential setting
  • Drive & motivation to really make a difference to young people’s lives
  • Willingness to work shifts as part of a rota
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Aged 21 years or over*

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 staff 21 years of age and over.