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Senior Children's Residential Support Worker




Rugeley School, Blithbury Road, Blithbury, Rugeley, WS15 3JQ

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


£20,475 per annum


37.5 per week - 3 week rolling rota

Job Advert Role Description

Rugeley Mayfield is a residential children's home in a rural location, catering for young people from ages 12-19 with autism, challenging behaviour and associated learning disabilities.

A Senior Support Worker is required to work at the Mayfield residence. 

  • You must have or be working towards Diploma Level 3 H&SC or equivalent and Priory Academy training must be up to date (if an internal applicant).

You will:

  • Supervise a specific team and group of students on specific shifts. 
  • Supervise the effective implementation of learning programmes.
  • Be responsible for dealing with issues and incidents on shift and support staff on to maintain effective relations with external agencies.

What we offer:

  • Flexible working hours
  • 33 days annual leave (Inc. bank holidays)
  • Full training - relevant qualifications are desirable, but not essential
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to on-going training
  • Online benefits and cash back rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Dental Insurance
  • Travel Insurance
  • SMART Pension option
  • Healthcare Cash Plan

This is a physically demanding role and staff will also need to have the confidence to deal with the challenging behaviours that autism can present.

The successful candidate will be required to apply for a disclosure at the enhanced level from the Disclosure and Barring Service.  Further information can be obtained from  

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all our employees to share in this commitment.

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 may be requested prior to interview for 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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