Senior Residential Support Worker - Bedford

Senior Residential Childcare Practitioner


£11.00 per hour, dependent on experience and qualifications, plus non-contractual sleep in payments of £60.00 per sleep in

Do you have experience of working with children and young people?  I am looking for Senior Residential Care Workers to work for a fantastic provider of specialist care and education in a therapeutic environment for young people with complex needs.

You will be required to:

  • Provide a residential service to children and young people
  • Assist the home manager in leading, motivating and supporting a team of residential childcare practitioners
  • Assist the home manager to ensure the best outcomes possible for each child and young person are promoted
  • Be responsible for the day to day management of the home in the absence of the home manager and the assistant home manager

For this post you must have:

  • Diploma Level 3 in Residential Childcare (or equivalent)
  • A full manual driving Licence
  • Awareness of the principles of equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice
  • Confidence in responding appropriately to challenges within a residential or school Environment
  • An understanding of the principles of childcare legislation
  • An understanding the management role in providing support and guidance for the staff teams
  • The ability to work shifts, long days, weekends and sleep-ins

My client can offer:

  • An outstanding induction programme
  • A Competency Framework to enable career progression
  • Superb ongoing in-house

For more information on this exciting, please call Elite on 01604 879345.

You must be over 21 to apply for this role due to National Minimum Standards.


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Permanent Vacancies

We always have permanent vacancies which we recruit for on behalf of companies who are looking for high quality staff - this includes care management and residential homes manager posts.

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