Senior Support Worker, Children's Homes

Do you want to change children’s lives for the better? Teach them vital life skills and support them to reach their full potential?

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Senior Support Worker- Children’s homes
£27,520- £30,244 per annum, dependent on location and experience
Locations: Westbury, Tadworth, Robertsbridge, Downham Market, Henfield, Macclesfield, Folkstone, Stoke on Trent, Hampshire

I am looking for Senior Support Workers to join a brilliant national company and make a difference to the children in their homes. This role will see you gain valuable experience and training, and gives you a clear pathway to achieve roles in management!

About the role:

  • Work with the team- from Managers to support workers to ensure everything runs smoothly
  • Supervise, support and encourage children to attain life skills and confidence
  • Support the team to fulfil the requirements of their roles and develop their skills
  • Ensure the welfare and care of each child and meet their care needs by following plans and risk assessments
  • Create positive relationships with the children, making sure you are meeting their needs and always safeguarding them


  • NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare
  • Have at least 2 year’s experience within Residential Childcare
  • Be 22 years old or above to apply as per children’s homes regulations
  • Have a valid driving licence
  • Be passionate about Children and their futures
  • NF
  • Full-time
  • Care
  • Permanent
  • Days and Nights
  • Salary
  • England

Benefits and positives

  • Well cared for homes, nice to work and live in
  • Budgets for the children to ensure they can reach their potential and have a childhood
  • Therapeutic support for the children, and training for you
  • Brilliant support systems- from software to help you record things, to central teams to help out with any issues
  • Extensive support and training opportunities to help you succeed in your career
  • Salary is based on your training and experience so that you are always paid fairly
  • Recommend a friend bonuses
  • Receive a £100 bonus for achieving a ‘Good’ Ofsted outcome for the home and a £200 bonus for achieving ‘Outstanding’
  • Bonus for long term service working
  • Access to health and wellbeing support
  • Cashback for medical and wellbeing appointments and award voucher scheme

Please be aware that all roles are offered subject to satisfactory DBS, safeguarding and reference checks.

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