Senior Residential Support Worker

Children's Residential
£24,680 - £25,880 per annum DOE
Derby, Derbyshire
Posted 4 weeks ago

Job description

We are recruiting for a Senior Residential Support Worker close to the Derby area of Derbyshire to join a newly opened Children’s home in the area.

This job vacancy is a 15-minute commute from the centre of Derby via the A601 and Burton Road. The role may also suit candidates in Burton-upon-Trent as it is a 15-minute commute via the A38, or Swadlincote which is 27-minutes away.

Key Information

  • £24,680 - £25,880 per annum DOE.
  • Full-time, 40-hours per week including sleeps.
  • 3 – 5 sleeps a month on a rolling rota, £50 per sleep.
  • Shift pattern – 1-day in and 2-days off. 7am – 11pm. Sleep shifts finish at 8am.
  • Experience working with children aged 6 and above in residential setting – essential.
  • Experience working with children with Learning Disabilities, Emotional Behavioural Difficulties (EBD), Mental Health conditions – essential.
  • Car Drivers preferred but not essential.
  • You must be over the age of 21.

The Provider

This is a really special opportunity for which we are recruiting. This is a newly formed company who have a simple but admirable goal, to provide a safe haven for young people to live in and flourish. Every child has a right to be recognised and valued. By providing a safe and nurturing environment, and personalised support, each child in their care can reach their full potential. The Registered Manager is very experienced in the Children’s sector and is very passionate about providing only the best care and support. The home is beautiful and fully furnished and contains all the modern facilities a child could want and need.

Your Role

As their Senior Residential Support Worker, you will be part of a new, small 4-bedded home supporting children aged 11-17 with Emotional Behavioural Difficulties (EBD). You will help create a safe and loving environment for the children to flourish. You will play a key role in ensuring the children’s welfare and helping the children to achieve positive outcomes. You will be a positive role model to both your team and the children, cascading the provider’s values in all that you do.


So, if you are excited by this Senior Residential Support Worker job opportunity and you want to know more, click apply and one of our friendly team will be in touch to have a chat and answer any questions you may have.

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*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 an individual over the age of 21.

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