Senior Residential Project Worker

Trapeze Recruitment Services
£25,000.00 - £30,000.00 Per Year
15 Apr 2017
14 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Company Profile
Trapeze Recruitment is delighted to be working in partnership with Fairport Care Services ltd. Fairport provides accommodation at Fairlight House for four young people aged between 11 and 18. The valued, experienced and dedicated team creates a healthy lifestyle by demonstrating the value of exercise, nutrition, and interesting activities that provide new opportunities to learn, achieve and build self-esteem. To find out more about Fairport and how they really make a difference to young people lives please visit their website –

Position Expectations
To provide junior management and leadership to a team of project workers responsible for the care, support and education of young people resident in the home. The Senior Project worker will provide ground roots leadership, modelling of practice, provide creative solutions to complex situations and ensure that the practice of staff complies with all regulatory requirements including all Health and Safety and the ethos and philosophy of care of Fairport Care Services. Candidates must be over the age of 21 and a driving licence would be very beneficial for this role. They must also be willing to participate in contractual sleep-in and on-call duties.

Candidates requirements
• Hold a Level 3 Diploma for the children’s workforce or Level 3 Diploma for Residential Child Care or be working towards would be a distinct advantage
• At least 18 months’ experience of working in a residential childcare environment
• Experience of multi-agency working
• Experience of organisational management
• A commitment to developing relationships, which promote and support the young people’s resilience and ability to develop independence
• Be able to work as part of a team and on their own
• Good communication skills with all parties
• Able to learn, embrace and promote the organisational culture very quickly

Remuneration & Benefits
• Salary £22810- £26310 (incl. contractual sleep-in duties)
• Overtime rate £12.70 per hour & Sleep in duties paid at £63.75
• Supportive and professional work environment
• Flexible rota
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• 22 -26 days’ holiday per year in addition to statutory bank holidays.
• Excellent Career Progression Opportunities
• In house Diploma 3&5 Programme available after probationary period
• Opportunities for Post graduate, Master’s and post mandatory Professional qualification subject to length of service

To find out more about what their valued team think of working for Fairport please view the testimonial section on their website –