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Senior Residential Support Worker

Priory Group


We are looking for a passionate and energetic individual to join our team as a Senior Residential Support Worker. Our children’s home in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, is a two bedroom home for young people with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties.

Do you have previous experience of working within Residential Childcare?

Do you have a Level 3 qualification in Children's Residential Childcare or Children & Young Peoples Workforce?

Our Senior Residential Support Workers are key members of our team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to our young people. Through a creative and caring approach, you will build good relationships with our young people, supporting them to achieve their potential and explore new opportunities and interests. Participation in activities are key tasks for the role, so energy and initiative is vital.

Our Senior Residential Support Worker role attracts an annual salary up to £22,323.91, depending on experience. You can also expect to earn up to £5,000 extra per annum with sleep ins and overtime.

Our Senior Residential Support Workers support with the following:

  • Supporting the management to run a successful staff team and all day to day operations of the home
  • Assisting the management team with the supervisions of junior staff
  • Inducting new staff into the homes procedure and culture
  • Ensuring the highest standards of care in relation to the young people’s physical, behavioural and emotional needs and to ensure that they achieve their full potential
  • Writing and maintaining placement and risk management plans
  • Supporting and encouraging educational engagement.

Due to the rural location of the home in Llanelli, you would need to hold a full driving license.

We operate a shift rota system to ensure the young people in our home get the care they need. This may include working some weekends and bank holidays.

Your Benefits

  • Priory Perks reward and discount scheme
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Pension scheme
  • We cover the cost of your enhanced disclosure check
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Commitment to your ongoing training and career progression
  • Employee recognition scheme.

If you have any questions prior to completing the online application and would like to find out more, please contact Claire or Jayne on 01952 432660 between the hours of 9am - 5pm (Mon - Fri).

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.