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Relief Residential Support Worker

Worcestershire Children First
Salary on offer: £13.02 per hour plus a 14.49% enhancement
Closing date
5 Aug 2024

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Children’s Relief Residential Support Workers

Salary on offer: £13.02 per hour plus a 14.49% enhancement - plus sleep ins which can average 2 per week. Payment for 2 sleep ins per week totals approximately £3,900 a year.

Do you want to make a genuine difference in a young persons life? Are you passionate and driven to do the best for children and their families? Are you looking for a career where you’ll be fully supported, trained and where you’ll achieve an NVQ Level 3 or Level 4 in Health & Social Care for Children and Young People whilst you work? Are you looking for an employer who values you and can offer you career pathways and opportunities to progress if you choose to? Do you want to work for a service that has recently been rated as 'Good' by Ofsted? Then welcome to Worcestershire Children First!

To be a Relief Residential Support Worker you need to be ambitious for young people. You’ll be working directly with them day to day, building relationships with them and their families whilst offering a safe and caring environment in order to help them achieve their goals. Therefore we’re looking for the right people to join us. So whether you’ve always wanted to work with young people or you’re looking for a career change this could be exactly the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

Take a look at the supporting documents to get a feel for the role and the type of person we’re looking for and if you have any questions or would like to have an informal chat, feel free to give one of our Team Managers a call (Bev Harris 01527 575710 or Stuart Hart 01905 845172).

  •  Training and ongoing career progression opportunities. Access to a range of leisure, fashion, travel and lifestyle discounts

Have the flexibility of being a Relief Residential Support worker….

Being a Relief Residential Support Worker means that the control is with you on when you choose to accept work that’s offered to you. Although you don’t receive annual leave, you do receive a 14.49% enhancement on your pay to make up for this.

As a Relief Residential Support Worker you may predominantly work in one of our homes, however you may be asked to work in any as you become part of Worcestershire Children First’s Relief Pool.

A little about our homes…

Kidderminster Short breaks

Kidderminster short breaks provides specialist day and overnight care for children and young people with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour across Worcestershire, and was recently crowned winner of the Adolescent & Child Health Care Award

Vale Lodge

Vale Lodge, Evesham, is home to up to four young people with disabilities who require continued care and support 24hours a day. Engaging with these young people daily to help them to achieve their potential and develop and prepare for adulthood.

Next steps…

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.

Closing date: As and When

Please note that we have the right to close the advert early if we reach our capacity of applicants, thank you.


Supporting Documents for Relief Residential Support Worker

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