Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Senior Childrens Home Residential Care Practitioner

We're seeking a Senior Childrens Home Residential Care Practitioner to become part of a dynamic team for a Warwickshire local authority, working at their newly established Children's Home in Leamington Spa.
As a Senior Children's Residential Care Practitioner, you'll play a crucial role in the lives of young people.

You'll work directly with them on a daily basis, building strong relationships with both the children and their families, and providing a safe and nurturing environment to help them achieve their goals.

That's why we're seeking individuals who are genuinely committed to making a difference.

Whether you've always dreamed of working with young people or you're considering a career change, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Salary: £31,364.00 - £33,945.00 per annum + additional pay for unsociable hours and sleep-ins.
Contractual hours: Full time working 37 hours, rota based
Region: Stratford-on-Avon

As a Senior Children's Residential Practitioner, your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring the quality of day-to-day care, administration, and organisation of the Children's Home, while adhering to care plans for Children and Young People.

  • Compliance with all statutory regulations, additional instructions, and best practices, with meticulous maintenance of records.

  • Promotion and maintenance of positive anti-discriminatory and anti-racist practices.


  • Relevant Minimum of 3 years' experience of demonstrably effective work with children and families in a voluntary or professional setting, preferably in a residential children's Home, coupled with delivery of specialist intervention and partnership work.

  • A Relevant Child and family qualification to Level 3 with evidence of substantial experience as a family support worker or a NVQ Level Four or equivalent qualification in a relevant Child & Family subject or commitment to undertake the QCF qualification within 6 months of being in post.

  • Level of expertise in an area of children, family and parenting, gained through qualification or substantial work experience.

    An understanding of family dynamics and child development

The role will require shift working including working some weekends, evenings, sleeping in the home and being on call.

The opportunity to care for Warwickshire's children.
Joining an authority with a "Good" Ofsted rating.
Competitive compensation.
Comprehensive training.
Funding for a QCF qualification.
Access to an employment assistance program, including counseling and support.
Clear career progression pathways.
Rotas with dedicated senior shift leads and on-call support.

Please contact Kat at Service Care Solutions on 01772208964 or send your CV to if you would like to apply.

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.