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Senior Residential Support Worker

£34,380 - £36,408 Yearly, Permanent

Posted: 1 year ago


Drivers Required

Full Time

If you are looking to make a difference or for new challenge, being a Senior Residential Support Worker at A Wilderness Way could be the role for you. We are looking for experienced professionals to join our team in our continued efforts in helping to transform the lives of children who need our support. In return we offer market leading salaries, a good work life balance, support and recognition. We believe we are the highest payer in our industry

​Reporting to the Home Manger, you will be the lead practitioner on shift. You will mentor, support and coach new staff and draw upon your extensive experience to manage any challenges that may arise. No two days are the same. If you enjoy problem solving, seeing the impact you can make and truly have a passion in helping children then please apply. We offer a high quality service and want to employ the highest calibre talent in the sector.

​Due to the nature of the role you will need previous experience working on the front line in Children’s Residential Services. You will also need to have a full UK driving license (with access to a car) and have achieved your Level 3 diploma in Children and Young People's Workforce or equivalent.

​A Wilderness Way have homes set in beautiful rural locations throughout Cumbria and into the borders of Scotland. We mostly operate with 2:1 or 1:1 ratios and our RSW’s go above and beyond to help children move past the predominantly negative situations they have experienced and forge positive new pathways. We are proud to be able to make positive long-term differences.

Join us and you can expect:

  • The highest salaries in the market
  • Condensed working week, rolling rota predominantly 2 days on and 4 off, or 3 days on and 3 off
  • Pension Scheme,
  • A 24/7 employee assistance and counselling programme
  • Access to our above-and-beyond recognition scheme
  • Fully funded training for your CPD and recognised qualifications
  • Employee medical benefit scheme
  • Lots of employee engagement events and discounts schemes with access to our above-and-beyond recognition scheme

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure as an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland as we follow safer recruitment processes. We are an equal opportunities employer. Your salary is inclusive of 11 sleeps per month.

Job Details

Full Time
Lancaster, Lancashire, United Kingdom
£34,380 - £36,408 Yearly