Senior/Team leader Residential Care Worker

Job Description

Our client is looking for a dedicated and experienced Senior/Team leader Residential Care Worker to provide Advice, assistance and support to young people within children’s homes within Hereford.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that each member of staff is aware of each child’s care plan and their responsibilities for its implementation.
  • Attending childcare reviews and planning meetings to provide information and achieve best outcomes for young people.
  • Undertaking direct work with young people and acting as an appropriate role model
  • Maintaining accurate written records in logs, continuation sheets and files both to record information and enable regular monitoring and evaluation to take place.
  • Chairing children’s meetings and facilitating consultation with young people generally.
  • Acting as an appropriate adult at PACE interviews
  • Developing in consultation with young people and staff routines in relation to all aspects of childcare
  • Clarifying expectations in relation to maintaining the Home in a clean and orderly condition
  • Creating rotas which fit best with children’s needs, and which allow proper handovers between shifts.
  • Ensuring that there are appropriate and adequate reporting and recording systems in place to comply with National Minimum Standards
  • Attending to all administration issues in relation to the Home and the provision of weekly management information reports for Central Services

Hours, pay and interview process.

· You will be contracted to 39 hours per week but if you do more than your contracted hours you will be paid time and a quarter.

· The salary is up to 30,000 a year dependent upon experience.

· The shift pattern you will be working is 1 full day + sleep in and another full day. You will then be off for 2 days and repeat the shifts.

· You will have a first stage interview over teams with the home manager for around 40 minutes to an hour. We will receive feedback the following day.

· If successful in stage 1 you will then be invited to an induction. This induction is over 6 days over 5 areas where the inductions take place. If you live more than an hour away, the client will pay for your travel, accommodation and food!

· You will be paid for the full 6 days of your induction on top of your first months’ pay!


· You will need to have a Level 3 children & Young People Workforce or equivalent.

· Health and social care qualifications

The client also offers a lot of other benefits when joining the company such as putting you forward to achieve qualification within the healthcare sector!

If this is something, you may be interested in or want to find out more about please apply now or call us on 01604 263650.