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Senior Youth Support Worker (UK).


Job role: Senior Youth Support Worker – Daventry (Assessment Home)

Job sector: Healthcare.

Job Type: Permanent

Country: United Kingdom.

Salary: £29,366 – £33,195 per year.

Shift & Schedule: 8-hour shift.


  • To be a part of a supportive team that provides a safe and loving home for five children and young people.
  • Commitment to the home shift pattern of 8 x 15-hour shifts over 3-week periods – no more than 3 shifts per week.
  • £43.47 per sleep-in shift completed (Staff members complete an average of 1 sleep-in per week – amount can vary per month depending on the needs of the home and rota).
  • The attendance bonus scheme offers an earning potential of an additional £1400 per annum.
  • 28 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays with increases with length of service (up to 33 days after 5 years’ service)and ability to purchase additional annual leave.
  • Learning & Development – Funded 3-week initial training course and access to a wide prospectus of training and development opportunities to support continued development.
  • Awards & Recognition – From Long Service Awards to Non-Absence Awards, we recognize the hard work and effort our people put in and ensure we reward where we can.
  • Medicash – claim back an annual cost of everyday healthcare, such as dental, optical treatment, and specialist treatment for yourself and your family members.
  • Wellbeing Support – Employee Assistant Program (EAP) 24/7 access to support via phone, SMS, WhatsApp, and live chat. 8 free counseling sessions/short-term solutions provided. There is also an internal health and wellbeing team who are on hand and available to provide professional help and support during difficult times.
  • ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme where employees can earn a £500.00 bonus every time for refer the right candidate to us.
  • Shopping, Cinema, and Holiday discounts – you can also sign up for the Blue Light discount card for £4.99 for 2 years to access additional online and retail savings.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme – A cost-effective solution to getting new cycling equipment.
  • Subsidised days out and activities with our young people.
  • Meals included during shifts

About the Job.

Homes2Inspire provides homes and services that are nurturing, warm and welcoming. Our caring staff teams are committed to providing safe, well-planned care to children and young people who have often faced real challenges in their early years.

Working in partnership with the local authority, the home will provide child-centered care to young people who need specific support and safeguarding. A working day in a Residential Childcare setting can be unpredictable with varying duties. As a Senior Support Worker, you will support the management team with directing roles and responsibilities to support workers and ensure the monitoring of children and young people’s behavior, safety, and well-being.

Effective communication skills and the ability to build relationships with others are vital! As a shift leader, the right candidate will lead by example, uphold standards, and ensure that safeguarding children and young people underpins all decisions made.


  • Minimum 1 years experience working with children and young people in a residential setting.
  • QCF Level 3 Residential Childcare or equivalent (In line with Ofsted requirements).
  • Commitment to working a shift pattern including sleep-in duties.
  • A full UK Driving Licence (preferred).




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