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Residential Support Worker




Highbury House, Hereford, HR8

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£17,394 - £18,330 (DOE) + £2,800 - £4,900 annual sleep in allowance


37.5 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

Our children’s home in Hereford are seeking a permanent full-time Residential Support Worker to help our young people to achieve their full potential. 

Are you hard working and keen to learn?

Can you be a role model to the young people we support?

Our Residential Support Workers are key members of our team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to our young people.  Through a warm, welcoming and relaxed approached within a structured environment, you will encourage our young people to develop social, educational and practical skills to lead a fulfilling life set in beautiful surroundings.

Due to the nature of the role and the location of the home, the successful candidate must hold a full driving license.

Our Residential Support Workers get involved with:

  • Being the young person’s champion and as part of the wider team strive to ensure that they achieve their aspirations and full potential
  • Managing the well-being and behaviour of young people ensuring behaviour's are addressed promptly and sensitively
  • Supporting our young people in daily activities including family contact, attending local clubs, 1:1 activities in the community, promoting independence and social behaviour
  • Playing a pivotal role in the young persons day to day life including attending reviews and liaising with external agencies and advocating their needs
  • Supporting and encouraging educational engagement including homework and behavioural support within the education setting.

Successful applicants will ideally have previous experience of working with young people with challenging behaviour. 

Our home uses a rota system to ensure the young people in our home get the care they need and this may include working some weekends and bank holidays.  Our home is open 52 weeks per year.  Sleep ins are a requirement of this role.

Your Benefits

  • Priory Perks reward and discount scheme
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Pension scheme
  • We cover the cost of your enhanced disclosure check
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Commitment to your ongoing training and career progression
  • Employee recognition scheme.

If you have any questions and would like to find out more, please contact Claire or Jayne on 01952 432660 between the hours of 9am - 5pm (Mon-Fri).

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. 

Highbury House is a registered home for up to 7 young people, accommodating boys and girls, between the age of 11 to 18.  The children and young people within the home have emotional and behavioural difficulties and our Support Workers engage with methods of behaviour management and assistant with their emotional needs.

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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