Social Care  2023-09-01 11:45:20


£24000 – £27600/annum Hybrid Working

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Senior Residential Worker

My client a leading Charity in the UK are currently looking a new support worker to join their team.

Salary Up to: £27,600 per annum (depending on experience)

Location: Aylesbury, Bucks. (Aston Clinton)

Contract/Hours: Permanent Full Time 37 hours a week. Shifts are on a rota basis including earlies, evenings, and every alternate weekend. Shifts are likely to be 2 pm to 10 pm and 7am to 2.30pm. Flexibility is essential due to the nature of the home being staffed 24/7.

Are you passionate, committed, resilient, enjoy diversity and hard work and you are ready for a fun, exciting brand new opportunity?


Basic annual leave of 29 days PLUS bank holidays
The the option to buy and sell 5 days annual leave every year!
Flexible maternity, adoption and paternity packages.
Up to 7% employer pension contribution.
Staff discount portal with your favourite brands.
Blue Light Card eligibility with 15,000 discounts from national retailers.
Regular Supervisions and wellbeing packages.
Fully structured staffing and support induction.

Development and Career Progression

Work towards gaining your Level 5 Diploma, fully funded and supported by us!
Clear pathways for progression into roles such as Team Leader, Service Co-ordinator, Registered Manager or Area Manager.
Our Operational Director, Kate, began her career as a Play Worker. Have a look at her Career Progression blog attached.

About My Client

They believe that every child should have a safe and happy childhood. Last year, they helped more than 670,000 children and families across the UK. They work to ensure their voices are heard and campaign to bring lasting change to their lives. They have also been accredited with the Investors in People award!

About the Role:

We are looking for Senior Residential Workers who will provide a safe environment for a brand new flagship single placement children's home for a young person with learning difficulties and associated needs. This is a fun, exciting and brand new opportunity to make your mark and grown within a brand new team who will make a difference to this young person's life.

You'll be undertaking the role of shift leading by supporting your colleagues to provide a safe, stimulating and caring environment. You will oversee the team take part in the activities whilst on shift. Full training and supervision is given to support your personal development.

We'll be honest, this role can sometimes be emotionally and physically challenging but it's also fun and diverse. You will feel huge sense of reward by being able to help, in the best way possible. If this all sounds ideal, then, you are exactly who we are looking for.

How you'll help to create a brighter future:

Planning and leading shifts to engage the young person and support him to achieve his goals.
Supporting him in administration of medication and clinical procedures.
Taking responsibility for personal care and routines.
Being responsible for safeguarding.
Developing and evaluating care plans and risk assessments.
Attending meetings/reviews with the team.

Let's talk about you:

Experience of working with children and young people in a social care setting.
Level 3 Diploma in Children or equivalent is desirable.
Expertise in leading and working within a small team.
Safeguarding knowledge.
Be caring and compassionate.
Ability to work on your own initiative, whilst being proactive and motivated.
You MUST have your own vehicle and be able to travel of your own accord as the location of this home is slightly remote with limited public transport.

If any of these roles do not seem quite right for you, but you would like to have a conversation about other Social Care roles or would like any further advice on Social Care roles throughout the UK please contact NonStop Care on (phone number removed) (Extension 3174), and ask for William Carey, or feel free to reach out to me via my email


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