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Residential Support Workers - Kidderminster

Worcestershire Children First
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Salary from £22,737 (pro-rata) - £23,893 (pro-rata) with additional payments through sleeping in.
Closing date
5 Aug 2024

Job Title: Residential Support Workers
Location: Kidderminster Short Breaks
Salary: Salary from £22,737 (pro-rata) - £23,893 (pro-rata) with additional payments through sleeping in
Hours vary from 12 hours to 30 hours
Permanent, Part-Time

The Role
Have you got experience in working with children and young people with disabilities or challenging behaviour, have you got a passion and motivation for making a difference and promoting health and happiness, if so then we would love you to come and join us in our team of Residential support workers.

Kidderminster Short breaks is part of the Worcestershire children first that delivers children services on behalf of the local authority, we provide specialist day care and overnight respite for children and young people with learning disabilities between the age of 5-17 from across Worcestershire.

We have an established and skilled team who enjoy making an impact to young people’s lives in Worcestershire. Worcestershire aspires to promote development in our team through training, a supportive leadership team and aspirations to deliver a service to young people.

We require further staff to support and compliment our team and work on our development plans to improve our services with hours varying from 12-30hours.

As a Residential support worker at Kidderminster short breaks, you will be ambitious for the young people, help them to achieve the goals and maximise their potential.

You will work directly with the children and young people, building effective relationships with them, their families and the other professionals involved.

The hours will include Morning, evenings, weekends, and sleeps ins. Please see the job description and specification for all further information

For any enquiries about this role please contact the Home Manager - Stuart Hart on 01905 845172 or email

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 the other benefits we can offer 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.

How to Apply:
If you’d like to apply, then please complete the attached application form. Do take care to talk about how you meet the criteria detailed on the person specification and think about any transferrable skills you might have from previous roles or experience you’ve gained outside of employment. If you have a preference of location then please do let us know in your personal statement.  

When you’re ready, just email the application form to and one of our recruitment team will be in touch.

Application Closing Date: As and When
Anticipated Interview Date: To be Confirmed

DBS ROLES: The County Council has a commitment to safeguarding service users in our care 

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