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Senior Children's Residential Support Worker

Posted 19 days ago by @ Vetro Recruitment

  • Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
  • Permanent
  • £27,580 to £28,797 /Yr
  • Standard
  • Expires In 9 days

Calling all DEDICATED and PASSIONATE individuals!

Here's an incredible chance to join the dynamic team at a fantastic children's residential service in Hemel Hempstead. As a Senior Children's Residential Support Worker, you'll play a vital role in empowering and supporting young people aged 8-18 with Emotional Behavioural Difficulties (EBD).

If you are resilient, enthusiastic and motivated about making a real difference in the lives of youth, these opportunities are tailor-made for you!

Job Title: Senior Children's Senior Support Worker
Salary: £32,608 - £36,825 (sleep allowance included)
Location: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire (HP1 postcode)
Hours: Full-Time
Contract: Permanent
Shift pattern: Various Shift Patterns with 2 sleeps a week. (8am - 11pm)

**Due to the nature of the job and the activities involved, we are only able to consider applicants who have a full UK manual driver's licence**


  • Opportunity to complete the NVQ qualifications - fully funded!!!
  • Free meals whilst on shift
  • Getting paid to play computer games and go to theme parks!!!
  • Casual dress code
  • Company pension
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Access to discounts for shopping outlets, restaurants and cinemas
  • Comprehensive Training Package including scheduled ongoing face-to-face training and CPD planning
  • Plenty of opportunities to maximise earnings and career development
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage


  • To lead by example and support the management team to run the shift
  • Take greater responsibility for mentoring and supporting newer staff members
  • To encourage the young people to do activities and take responsibility for their own lives depending on their age.
  • To keep the homely, friendly culture and environment of the homes.
  • Protect children and young people from risks to their health and welfare.
  • Provide support for the children and young people in the home and promote their independence and well-being.
  • Maintain a safe environment for the young people.
  • Ensuring the safety of the students and maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of the individual's; care plan, guidelines, reward system and preferred method of communication.
  • Supporting taxing behaviour safely and sympathetically.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with the staff, parents, Social Workers and other professionals that may be involved in the young people's lives.


  • Experience as a Senior Children's Residential Support Worker or with Young People is ESSENTIAL
  • Level 3 qualification for Children and Young People is ESSENTIAL
  • Experience within another healthcare or social care setting is ESSENTIAL
  • You must be a car driver as you will be required to transport young people from time to time.
  • You must be over the age of 21.
  • You must be able to commute to Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

If you are passionate about the lives of young people and want to make a real difference, supporting young people, whilst continuing a career path as a Senior Children's Residential Support Worker - this is the job for you!

Click apply today!!