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Residential Support Worker

£16,185 per annum + £40 per sleep in
Priory Group

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Inspire Others, Build your Career

We are looking for passionate, energetic and aspirational individuals to work within out teams.

Our Children’s Home situated in Herefordshire in the HR1 postcode area is seeking a permanent full-time Residential Support Worker. Woodbury house is a 7 bedded home accommodating young people usually ranging in age from 13-17 years old.

As a Residential Support Worker, you will be responsible for providing day to day care for our young people, supporting them in activities, encouraging then to join local clubs, ensuring all health needs are met, supporting them in education, increasing self-esteem and equipping them with the knowledge and ability to keep themselves safe. Working as part of the team you will ensure the home is kept to a good standard in all aspects of house-keeping.

Our Support Worker roles in Herefordshire offer a salary of up to £16,185 per annum plus £40 nightly sleep in allowance. There is an opportunity for overtime if desired.

Level 3 Residential Childcare qualification is desirable but not essential for this role (we can support with the training of this.) Successful applicants will ideally have previous experience of working with young people with challenging behaviour.

Whilst a clean driving license is desirable it is not essential for this post.


A family is 24/7 and so are we. We use a rota system to ensure the young people in our home get the care they need. As a Support Worker, in our Home you can you should be happy to work a shift rota system that includes working some weekends and bank holidays.

Please see an example of the rolling rota pattern over 3 weeks below.

Week 1: Tuesday & Saturday 15 hour shifts

Week 2: Wednesday & Friday 15 hour shifts

Week 3: Monday, Thursday & Saturday 15 hour shifts

Staff could work a shift ranging from the hours of 08.00am -23.00pm.

Benefits when you join us

  • 33 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Priory Group Pension
  • Travel Insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Dental Insurance
  • Reduced price Gym membership
  • Gourmet Society Card
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Online benefits portal and high street store cashback rewards
  • Priory Group Career Pathways - build your skills and plan for your future career with on-going training supported

What’s next?

To apply, just click the link below. Our application form captures information to help keep children safe so thank you for taking the time to complete it.

If you have questions and want to find out more please contact Claire or Jayne on 01952 432660 between the hours 9-5pm (Mon-Fri)

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