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Senior Residential Support Worker

Worcestershire Children First
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
£25,394 to £29,418 per annum (pro-rata)
Closing date
28 Jul 2024

Job Title: Senior Residential Support Worker
Salary: £25,394 to £29,418 per annum (pro-rata)
25.5 Hours per Week
Bromsgrove Short Breaks, Worcestershire
Permanent, part-time

The Role
Bromsgrove Short Breaks Service provides specialist overnight and day care for children and young people with physical and learning disabilities and complex health needs across Worcestershire. Our standards are high and this is reflected in our home being rated as outstanding by Ofsted.

Have you got experience in working with children or young people with disabilities, with a passion and motivation for doing to great job? If so, we would love you to join us as one of the Senior Residential Support Worker. This is a fantastic opportunity to compliment and help progress our plans.

We are a supportive and established team who really do make a difference to the lives of young people in Worcestershire.

As a Senior Residential Support Worker, you will be ambitious for young people, in helping them to achieve their goals and optimise their potential. You will work directly with children and young people, building effective relationship with them and their families and other professionals. You will be able to supervise staff and contribute to Team Meetings as well as participating in EHCP and work alongside other professionals.

Worcestershire Children First recognises the importance of supporting, training and developing the staff who deliver services for children and young people. For more information contact Bev Harris, Manager, on 01527 575710 or

You’ll find an overview of the benefits Worcestershire County Council have to offer on our webpage Why work for us? | Worcestershire County Council, so do take a look!  Some of these offers include:

  • Great Holiday Entitlement: As well as bank holidays, you'll get 26 days paid holiday (pro rata for part-time staff). This goes up to 31 days when you have been with us for 5 years. If you get more than 26 days where you work now, don't worry because if you join us without a break, we'll match your holiday up to 31 days. If you’re successful and want to take advantage of this do let us know!
  • Brilliant Pension Scheme: The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is a nationwide, career average pension scheme and is a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government.
  • Professional Learning & Development: We actively encourage learning and development for all our staff should they want to progress further or explore other areas within the organisation.
  • Flexible Working: We are proud to offer hybrid working to provide a better work/life balance where possible.


Disclosure Barring Service (DBS)
This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of criminal records via the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. This will include details of cautions, reprimands, or final warnings, as well as convictions. The County Council has a commitment to safeguarding service users in our care.


How to Apply
Application forms are invited to apply for this role.
Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached.

Please write your submission with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification. This should include examples why you should be considered; the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.

Please submit your application form to


Application Closing Date: Sunday 28th July 2024
Anticipated Interview Date: W/C 8th July 2024




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