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Senior Children's Residential Support Worker

Posted 15 days ago by @ Vetro Recruitment

  • Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Permanent
  • £27,558 to £28,797 /Yr
  • Standard
  • Expires In 13 days

I have an INCREDIBLE opportunity for an ENTHUSIASTIC and OUTGOING individual to join a children's residential service in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire as a Senior Children's Residential Support Worker, supporting young people between the ages of 8 - 18 years with Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties (EBD).

**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**

We are looking for individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of young people; to enable them to develop socially, emotionally and behaviourally in a setting where they feel safe and cared for.
Job Title: Senior Children's Residential Support Worker
Salary: £32,608 - £36,825 (sleep allowance included)
Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hours: Full-Time
Contract: Permanent
Shift pattern: Varied shift pattern on a rota basis including sleep in's and weekends
Hours: 8am - 11pm sleep 7am - 8:30am / 8am - 11pm

  • 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 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 St Albans, 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!!