Senior Residential Support Worker

Job details
Posting date: 20 September 2021
Salary: £22,000 to £24,000 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 20 October 2021
Location: NG13
Company: Teacheractive Limited
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: SRSW1-89851

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TeacherActive are recruiting for a senior residential support worker for a residential children's home, registered for 4 young people with learning disabilities and Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties.

We are looking for a senior residential support worker who thinks out of the box, and has new and innovative ideas for shaping the future of the way we work with children in care.

The role of a Senior Children’s Residential Care Worker is to take responsibility of the day-to-day care of children residing within the organisation’s residential homes as well as have oversight of each shift worked. This includes the management of care staff on shift and planning of young people’s activities. The overall purpose of the role is to support children’s challenging behaviours and help them come to terms with previous life experiences whilst working towards their eventual independence. This involves adhering to safeguarding procedures, working as part of a team to towards shared objectives and demonstrating working practice in line with the company’s ethos and values.

Essential criteria:

• Experience of working in child and/or adult health and social care
• Level 2 Diploma for Residential Childcare (or equivalent qualification).
• Full UK Driving Licence.

If you think you are the ideal person for this role, please contact Vicky on 01158241888 or email

All applicants will be contacted to discuss suitability and then invited to register with TeacherActive.

Registration involves an enhanced DBS check, ID checks and will require you to supply good professional references. We pride ourselves on excellent service. We can provide a wide range of opportunities in schools and other educational institutions, with good rates of pay, at times to suit your needs.

Regular external audits have shown repeatedly that our standards are exceptional. We are passionate about finding the right staff for each environment.

TeacherActive is an equal opportunities employer, and operates as an Employment Business in providing temporary or contract job-seeking services.

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