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Senior Support Worker




Children's Home, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


Up to £21,994.00 + £35 sleep in allowance


39 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

Our Children’s Home situated in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire is seeking a Senior Support Worker to join their team.  As a Senior Care Support Worker at our children’s home in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire you will be a key member of our team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to our young people.
Through a warm, welcoming and relaxed approached with a structured environment, you will encourage young people to develop social, educational and practical skills to lead a fulfilling life set in beautiful surroundings.  We care for up to 3 young people exhibiting Behavioural, Emotional, and Social Difficulties. The home is situated in a semi rural location so ability to drive is essential for this role.

As a Senior Support Worker for our young people in the Mansfield, Nottinghamshire area you can expect a salary of up to £21,994.00 plus £35 sleep in allowance and additional overtime rate.


Examples of shifts can include:

Single shift : 07:30 am -23:00 pm

Double Shifts : 07:30 am -23:00 pm + sleep in 07:00 am -23:00 pm

As a Senior Support Worker you will:

  • Be accountable for the shift ensuring that the shift runs smoothly allocating duties to Residential support workers
  • Be supportive to the staff team and share out responsibilities
  • Lead the team in difficult incidents, ensuring all documents are completed when on shift
  • Ensure the home is clean and tidy and kept to a high standard daily
  • Support the Manager and the Deputy in running the home effectively.

Level 3 Residential Childcare qualification is essential for this role. Previous experience of working with Young People who can exhibit challenging behaviours would be desirable, however if you have the right personality we will support you to gain and develop your experience. 

For amazing work we give amazing rewards:

  • £1,000 monthly lotto
  • 100’s of online discounts and cash back deals
  • Cash for colleagues- Earn money for friends you recommend
  • Priory Group Pension
  • Priory Group Career Pathways - build your skills and plan for your future career with on-going training supported.

If you feel that you can help us and our young people maintain our Outstanding home then please apply today!

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK.  With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Division DBS info


For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.


Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

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