Senior Support Workers

Job Category: Senior Support Worker
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Bristol Chippenham
We are looking for dedicated and hard-working Senior Support Workers for our client’s Residential Children’s Homes in Chippenham and Bristol. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a reputable and growing children’s residential service, providing safe, caring, and nurturing living environments for children and young people. As a Senior Support Worker, you will play a full and effective role as a member of the staff team, providing high-quality assessment and residential care for children and young people. Come be a part of a team that is dedicated to helping young adults in need!


  • Ensure the safety & well-being of the young people we work with and to ensure all safeguarding concerns are reported quickly and appropriately.
  • Assist with daily activities, including personal hygiene, meal preparation, medication reminders, and mobility assistance.
  • Develop and follow support plans and assessments. Contributing towards new assessments including risk assessments as required.
  • Undertake administrative work as directed by your line Manager.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with community groups, in order to create positive opportunities for young people.
  • An effective communicator, both verbally and in written form. To keep records up to date and write reports as required.
  • Document and report any changes or concerns regarding the well-being of individuals.
  • Have a good understanding of the companies’ policies and procedures, including Safeguarding. All staff must keep the welfare and safety of children/vulnerable adults as paramount in their working practice.
  • Attend all training sessions as directed by your line manager or other more senior members of staff.
  • Take part in the staff rota, working at different times of the day including undertaking sleep-in duties at night. All staff are expected to show flexibility and help cover sickness, annual leave and other absences as required.
  • Work as a part of a team.
  • Have a good understanding of equal opportunities and work within anti discriminatory policy.

Minimum requirements:

  • NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Children’s and Young People(required)
  • Must have at least 3 years’ experience working in a Residential Children’s Home
  • Flexibility on travel as you may need to cover shifts at either of the sites in Chippenham or Bristol.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From £14.00 per hour

Experience: Residential Children’s Home: 3 years (required)

Licence/Certification: Driving Licence (preferred)

Work authorisation: United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person

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