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Senior Residential Support Worker

24,700 - 26,500
Hexagon Care Services Limited

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Location: The Acorns - Burnley
Job title: Senior Residential Support Worker (SRSW)
Salary: £25,700 - £27,500* (Including 8 'sleepins’ per month)
37 hours plus sleeps

The salary quoted above is including 8 sleep in shifts per month, paid at a rate of £45 per sleep.

Hexagon Care Services are seeking to appoint a Senior Residential Support Worker for an established children’s residential in the Burnley area that have provision for mixed gender emotional and behavior difficulties (EBD) from ages 10 to 12. This children’s residential has a strong and supportive senior management team with over 10 years managerial experience, and 16 years’ experience working with Hexagon.

Located near to the M65 this home is easily accessible from other areas such as Blackburn, Darwen, Accrington, Colne, and some parts of South Ribble Preston. If you are a senior residential support worker and want the opportunity to progress and advance into a deputy management or home manager role in the future Hexagon will give you the training and opportunities to flourish and expand your career.

Hexagon have over 50 children’s residential homes and schools across the country with the majority located in the North West. Many Senior Residential Support Workers have progressed into deputy and home manager positions within the company. Hexagon are an industry leading provider of children’s residential with over 97% of our homes rated 'Good’ or 'Outstanding’ by Ofsted and are consistently expanding with new homes opening throughout 2020 and beyond.

As a Senior Residential Support Worker you will have the following:

  • A minimum of 18 months experience working in a children’s residential setting
  • Diploma Level 3 (Children’s residential/Young people workforce or equivalent accredited qualification)
  • The desire and passion to safeguard, motivate, and inspire the young people in your care
  • Lead, demonstrate, and share best practice to other practitioners in your home. In addition to working closely alongside Psychologists and our specialist therapeutic services team.
  • The characteristics and personality to handle challenging behaviour effectively and professionally
  • Shift work including weekends, evenings & sleep in duties
  • Full driving license is desirable but not essential

The benefits you can expect as a Senior Residential Support Worker working for Hexagon Care:

  • Competitive rate of pay, including a progressive pay scale based on experience, qualifications, and performance
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Specialist CPD certified training and accredited qualifications free of charge
  • First access to other SRSW, deputy, and managerial positions in the company before these get advertised
  • Increased annual leave for 100% attendance
  • Access to free, confidential 24/7 employee assistant programme
  • Cashback healthcare plan allowing you to claim back on medical, dental and similar appointments
  • Free meals, snacks and drinks on shift for all residential staff.
  • Free parking.

If you are unqualified, or have no experience in children’s residential care and helping turn young people’s pasts into positive futures sound of interest to you, we can support and help you achieve this. Hexagon will pay for your training whilst in our employment. For a confidential discussion on your career or for an informal discussion about opportunities at Hexagon please do not hesitate to contact our head office and speak to our dedicated internal recruitment specialist who can advise on your next career steps.

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