Senior Residential Support Worker

We are seeking an experienced Senior Children’s Residential Support Worker for a service based in Derby.

Posted: 3 Nov 2023


  • £26,500 per year


  • Derby

Job Type:

  • Permanent
  • Full-time

This is a 3 bedded service supporting children and young people aged 8- 18 with EBD. The position is a full-time role working on a rota basis of one long day on (8am to 11pm) followed by two off. Sleeps in shifts are also required as part of the role.


Duties and responsibilities:

  • To maintain a high quality of care and support which meets the physical, emotional, intellectual, social, and cultural needs of the children and young people.
  • Establishing positive relationships with the young people and always offering them unconditional and positive regard
  • Keeping accurate records and providing written reports on young people for planning meetings, reviews, or any other meetings, as directed by the line manager
  • Actively contributing to the development of the team and supporting RSW’s to develop within their role
  • Being aware of childcare plans for all young people and providing support for colleagues by maintaining consistency in the execution of those plans
  • Attending and contributing to regular supervision sessions in line with the national minimum standards


The ideal candidate will have:

  • A minimum 2 years’ experience with working in a residential setting with children and young people, one of which must be in a supervisory role.
  • A full UK Driving Licence
  • NVQ Level 3 or 4 in Caring for Children and Young People


In return, our client offers a wide range of benefits including a full training package and opportunities for personal and professional development.


Interested in this role? Apply now or call 0121 368 0900.

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