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Part Time Senior Residential Support Worker

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Tadworth, Surrey, United Kingdom

Want to work in a children’s home that makes a positive, lasting difference to children’s lives? Do you have team-leading skills? Are you looking for a role that has clear pathways into management?


If the answer to all the above is “yes”, then a Senior Residential Support Worker role with Compass could be perfect for you.


Compass Children’s Homes are passionate about providing the highest quality care and we are looking for people like you to join our brilliant teams.


Candidates must have their NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Children's and Young People Workforce. You must also have at least 2 years of experience within residential Childcare and working alongside young people.


Why work for Compass as a Senior Residential Support Worker?

  • Earn a highly competitive salary with £50 per sleep-in.
  • We will put you on our Passport to Manage training and allow you to get your Level 5. This will give you a clear pathway into a management role.
  • A great work/life balance with flexible working patterns.
  • Earn up to £3,250 by recommending a foster carer or up to £1,000 by recommending a full-time staff member.
  • Receive a £100 bonus for achieving a ‘Good’ Ofsted outcome for the home and a £200 bonus for achieving ‘Outstanding’.
  •  Receive £200 (2 years), £400 (5 years) and £600 (10 years) service awards, plus up to £500 special recognition award for outstanding practice.
  • Access to our health and wellbeing support platform. Receive cashback for various medical and wellbeing appointments and treatments with our MediCash scheme, as well as the chance to win up to £150 in vouchers every month from our REACH Awards.


What will I do as a Senior Residential Support Worker?

  • Using life skills, you will have the opportunity to make a huge difference in a child’s life. You will meet a variety of children and young people, some of whom may require high levels of supervision and support.
  • Within this leadership role, you will not only ensure the welfare and care of each child but also give guidance and support to all residential workers.
  • You will be committed to making a difference, this includes being responsible for staff supervision, leading shifts, ensuring placement plans are followed, policies, procedures, risk assessments, rotas and making sure that education is supported.
  • You will create positive relationships with the children, meeting their needs and safeguarding them at all times.




The recruitment process aims to create and maintain a safe workforce and contains robust vetting procedures. The successful applicants will be appointed subject to references and enhanced DBS check. To be successful in your application you will be subject to a rigorous safer recruitment process and must adhere to a strict code of conduct regarding your behaviour at all times.


Compass is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. As we continue to grow, we know that we must have the most talented employees with diverse backgrounds, cultures, perspectives, and experiences to support our children and young people.


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