Residential Support Workers & Senior Residential Support Workers

Henfield area – Compass Children’s Homes

Compass Community is an independent social care provider with an excellent reputation for providing high quality and tailored packages of care to young people. Based in the Henfield area, we have independent residential homes.

Residential Support Workers: Salary £14,950 – £19,900 (d.o.e)
You will provide support on a shift work basis to a group of vulnerable young people who require high levels of supervision and support in terms of developing skills for independent living, support with education, training or employment, emotional support and guidance and supporting their therapeutic aims. You will preferably hold a Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care or equivalent although we will consider applications from candidates who can demonstrate the ability to achieve this qualification shortly after employment.

Full-time Senior Residential Support Workers Salary: £19,000 – £23,050 + £35.00 per night shift (d.o.e)
This is a leadership role, ensuring the care and welfare of each child and giving guidance and support to all Residential Workers. You will be responsible for staff supervision, lead shifts, ensuring placement plans are followed, policies, procedures, risk assessments and rotas are in place and education is supported. Candidates must be experienced in this field and working alongside young people and want to be part of an energetic team, committed to making a difference. In addition, applicants must have Level 3 (or equivalent) Diploma in Health and Social Care or a relevant qualification.

The hours are to be worked on a shift basis to meet the needs of the business and require flexibility to include some evenings and weekends, on a rota basis including overnight duties.

Compass Children’s Homes will supply excellent support and professional supervision as well as regular training opportunities and the opportunity to undertake further qualifications. This exciting opportunity offers the right candidate the opportunity to work for an independent provider that is committed to staff development, staff retention and equality of opportunity.

We are inviting applications from individuals who are experienced in working alongside young people and want to be part of an energetic team, committed to making a difference. Applicants will need to demonstrate a real passion for children and be committed to the demands of the residential sector.

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. This post requires a driving licence and you must be aged 22 and above.

If you are interested in joining an innovative service provider and would like to request an application pack please email

Please note that Compass reserves the right to close this vacancy early upon receipt of sufficient applications.

Location: Henfield area

Salary: See above (depending on experience)

Hours: 40 hours per week (approx.)

Closing date for applications: 13nd July 2015


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