Senior Children Residential Support Worker

Location / Salary

Bridgend | Cardiff
Salary: £26000 pa

Contact Details

01656 330951


Added: 19-May-2022
Expires: 10-Jun-2022

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Children’s Residential Support Worker who would like to utilise their experience, knowledge and creativity for the benefit of the children and young people in our clients care. Applicants for this post will ideally hold a QCF Level 3 or 4 in Children and Young People or a degree in Social Work but we will consider other applicants with the right skills and experience if you are prepared to undergo training to reach QCF Level 3. We are committed to building on the skills of our workforce and all staff will be fully supported in their training and development. All posts are subject to an enhanced criminal record disclosure check and references. The position requires that you hold a full, clean driving licence which you have held for over two years that enables you to drive manual vehicles and are aged at least 21.


  • To be aware of the Company’s Statement of Purpose and Function and the Senior Residential Support Worker’s role in implementing them.
  • To be aware of company guidelines on Codes of Conduct and to set an acceptable role model standard.
  • To participate in the care and education programmes applicable to each individual young person.
  • To contribute to the reviewing and monitoring process in the development of each individual Placement Plan.
  • To promote and uphold anti-discriminatory practices and equal opportunity practices in line with Company Policy.
  • To create a friendly and relaxed environment for the young persons encouraging enjoyment, self-motivation, self-esteem and respect for themselves and others.
  • To provide young people with information and advice where appropriate or to help them to seek advice from appropriate sources
  • To play an active part and promote the participation of young people, in the decision making process of the residential home.
  • To be aware, familiar with and observe the company guidelines on Health and Safety, Fire Safety procedures and Food Hygiene.
  • To assist with the process of developing effective partnerships with parents and families.
  • To assist with the day-to-day administration of the residential home by completing and maintaining accurate recordings.
  • To assist in the maintenance, good housekeeping and upkeep of the residential home.
  • To support and maintain effective working relationships with all other staff and to promote good relationships with local residents and the general community.
  • To promote and uphold the good reputation of the company in all contact with external agencies and individuals.
  • To contribute to the development of individuals and the team through active participation in effective supervision, team meetings, training sessions etc.
  • To support the Registered Manager with supervising staff and being the first port of call in the Registered Managers absence.
  • To fully participate in the rota system and to be available for “sleeping in” duties as well as waking night duties as required.
  • To undertake such duties as may be required by Registered Managers, Responsible Individual or Directors from time to time


  • You must hold a recognised qualification, either NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care - Children and Young People or QCF Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care - Children and Young People