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Apply For Our Children’s Senior Care Practitioner Position Within Adecyn Homes

Adecyn Homes is a family orientated company who are looking to recruit for a Children’s Senior Care Practitioner for our therapeutic home.

We initially started off as foster carers in 2004 and during a decade of fostering, we have seen faults in the existing care system where the wellbeing of children and young people was not prioritised.

We are looking for seniors who can provide leadership, support and direction for their home and follow through with the Company’s ethos. If you have a passion for working with children who have not had the easiest start in life, then please join us in making that positive change. Our aspirations for our children are high in all aspects of their lives, and we aim to provide a homely environment where children feel safe, loved, and nurtured.

We specialises in working with Children and Young People aged 8-18 years. The children and young people have suffered early life trauma, neglect, or abuse and as a result have emotional, behavioural difficulties.

The main duties of this role include:

  • Ensuring shifts are planned with Residential Care Practitioners, to take the lead on shift and be responsible for the events on the shift
  • To ensure that all risks are safely managed in line with the company policies and procedures
  • To communicate effectively with the team of staff coming onto shift ensuring that a thorough account of your shifts events has taken place
  • To be the case holder for designated children, whilst supporting that allocated Key Worker
  • To provide written reports and documentation that truly reflects the progress of the adolescent for planning meetings / reviews
  • To set up, co-ordinate and review the children’s files, Care plans, Risk Assessments, Behaviour Management Plans, Health Care Documentation, Missing from Home Documentation/Physical Description document Agreements and Incentives
  • To contribute to Educational Meetings
  • Responsible for the Health and Safety of all the children, staff and visitors on your shift, and to ensure that any hazards are reported immediately in line with the Health and Safety at Work Act
  • To undertake any training that is deemed appropriate to your position.
  • To attend staff meetings and be a positive role model to the children at their meetings
  • To contribute to individual and group direct work sessions to achieve optimal outcomes
  • To be able to address standards of behaviours from adolescents, in a calm non-confrontational and constructive manner.

We are currently running a staff referral scheme whereby we will give you £500 for every candidate that you can introduce to us upon successful completion of their probationary period!

Salary: Up to £32,850.00 per year dependent on experience and qualifications. 

Working hours (shift work): Long days, Early, Late and Sleeps

Candidates are required to obtain an enhanced DBS check and are required to be aged 21 and over.

Additional pay:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Performance bonus


  • Additional leave
  • Company pension
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay
  • Wellness programmes


  • Day Shift
  • Night Shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend Availability

Application question(s):

  • Have you completed NVQ Level 3 in Children and Young people’s Workforce?
  • Do you have a passion for making a difference in young people’s lives?


  • Children’s residential: 2 years (preferred)


  • Driving Licence (preferred)
  • Do you have an enhanced DBS certificate (preferred)