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Senior Residential Support Worker – Children’s Residential Homes

Job Title: Senior Residential Support Worker – Children’s residential home

Location: Harriseahead, Staffordshire

Salary: £29,808 – £31,264 incl Sleepins

Contract: Full-time, permanent

Next Steps: Apply now or contact Brooklea at Liquid Personnel for more information 

About the company: You will be working for an incredible provider of children’s residential homes, who provide high quality care for children who experience a range of behavioural and emotional difficulties. They pride themselves not only on ‘Outstanding’ & ‘Good’ Ofsted ratings, but by the outcomes and achievements of the children they care for.

Role Overview: Liquid personnel have an exciting opportunity for a Children’s Senior Residential Support Worker, you will play a crucial role in providing care and support to children living in a four bedded residential home. You will collaborate closely with a team to create a safe and nurturing environment for the children.

Your key responsibilities as the Senior Residential Support Worker:

  • To operate as a shift leader as part of a rota.
  • Working together with social workers, residential staff, and other practitioners to implement practical and emotional support, promoting a strong culture of collaboration built through joint working and a shared vision in supporting the child.
  • Meet the needs of children and young people, using a restorative approach, developing strong relationships to support children make their own decisions and actively engage.
  • Developing and maintaining strong partnerships with other services, the community, and agencies to deliver a holistic service to children with complex needs.
  • Delivery of specialist interventions and programmes.
  • Contribute to smooth management of the team and service. This might include responsibility for rota’s, co-ordinating services and assisting the Registered/Deputy Manager in the management of the home in all aspects appropriate to the Statement of purpose of the Home.
  • To work as part of a multi-agency team, assisting in formulating Assessments, Placement Plans, Care Plans and Pathway Plans (where applicable) for each child or young person and formulate clear aims and objectives as necessary.
  • To act as a key worker to a child and be a positive role model for children and other staff in a range of contexts
  • Organising, providing, and participating in stimulating activities for young people during their leisure time, which may also include holiday breaks with the children and young people away from the Children’s Home (usually between four to fourteen days)

Essential Requirement:

  • Hold a Level 3 or 4 in Residential Childcare
  • Good knowledge around Children’s Homes regulations (2015), Children’s Homes Regulations including the quality standards
  • Hold at least 3 years’ experience within a children’s residential homes
  • Hold a Full UK driving licence


  • Earn up to £3,250 by recommending a foster carer
  • Receive a £100 bonus for achieving a ‘Good’ Ofsted outcome for the home and a £200 bonus for achieving ‘Outstanding’
  • Receive £200 (2 years), £400 (5 years) and £600 (10 years) service awards, plus up to £500 special recognition award for outstanding practice
  • Access to health and wellbeing support platform. Receive cashback for various medical and wellbeing appointments and treatments with our MediCash scheme, as well as the chance to win up to £150 in vouchers every month from REACH Awards


Senior Residential Support Worker – Children’s Residential Homes

Job details
Sector: Social Care
Location: Staffordshire
Salary: £29,808 - £31,264 pa
Type: Permanent
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Senior Residential Support Worker – Children’s Residential Homes

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