Senior Residential Support Worker

We currently have vacancies in the following areas:




West Yorkshire


West Midlands







Salary: £23,000 – £28,000 (DOE) On Target Earnings (inclusive of sleep-in)
Hours: 40 hours per week (approx.) Permanent and fixed term contracts available
Supervisory Responsibilities: Yes

Here at Compass we make a difference to children’s lives.

(Please note that you must be 22 years old or above to apply & have a valid driving licence).

We understand that a child’s emotional development can depend on their age, ability and experience, but most importantly the access to a significant person in their life. A person who can help shape their future. Could this be you?

Candidates must be experienced within this field and working alongside young people. They must have their NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care – Children and Young People. (or equivalent/relevant)

What will I do as a Senior Residential Support Worker working for Compass Children’s Homes?

• Using life skills, you will have the opportunity to make a huge difference within a child’s life. Helping them to overcome any difficulties or disadvantages they may face – allowing them to strengthen their future. You will meet a variety of children and young people, some of whom may require high levels of supervision and support. They may also require your guidance within education, training and employment.

• Within this leadership role, you will not only ensure the welfare and care of each child but also give guidance and support to all residential workers.

• You will be committed to making a difference, this includes being responsible for staff supervision, leading shifts, ensuring placement plans are followed, policies, procedures, risk assessments, rotas and making sure that education is supported.

• You will have a great work/life balance. Our rota pattern which includes some evenings and weekends ensures consistency for the children and young people whilst providing you with flexibility and the means for training and progression.

Why work for Compass?

Compass knows how to make a house, a home. We understand that a home can embody how we live and see ourselves. Compass creates a home environment that exceeds the children’s needs, allowing them to express their characters, feel safe and enrich their lives. We pride ourselves on giving children who experience behavioural and emotional difficulties the highest quality care and substitute parenting.

As well as the children, Compass strives to look after you. We will supply excellent support and professional supervision as well as regular training opportunities and the chance to undertake further qualifications. We are committed to staff retention, development and equality.

If you think you can make a real difference to a child or young person’s life, apply today.

The recruitment process aims to create and maintain a safe workforce and contains robust vetting procedures. The successful applicants will be appointed subject to references and enhanced DBS check.

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Compass Children’s Homes Ltd, Company No:04318432. Registered in England and Wales. Registered Office: Mountfields House, Off Squirrel Way, Epinal Way, Loughborough, LE11 3GE.