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Support Worker - Young People

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Vetro Care, Support Work

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £25532 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cerys Williams

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Cerys Williams


We are currently recruiting for Residential Support Workers to join a small, well-established organisation with homes in and around the Taunton area (Homes in Wellington, Chard and Bridgwater).
You will be supporting Young People with Challenging Behaviour and Social, Emotional Difficulties aged between 10-18.

Salary: £25,532 per year (sleep in allowance included).
3 week rolling rota, 24-hour sleep in shifts. Permanent and Full Time - 39 hours per week.

Shift Pattern:

You will be working 7-10 sleep in shifts per month.
Shifts are 8am-8am.
Shift patterns will be dicussed during the pre screening call.


  • To keep the homely, friendly culture and environment of the homes.
  • To act as a caring and authoritative parental figure for the young people.
  • To be able to deal with challenging behaviours when needed.
  • Provide support for the children and young people in the home and to promote their independence.
  • Maintain a safe environment for the young people.
  • 28 days annual leave.
  • Bank holidays enhancements.
  • Help through qualifications and training.
  • MUST be a car driver with a Full UK Manual driving licence due to the location of the homes and for transporting the young people into the community.
  • MUST be aged 25 or over due to the policies and regulations of the organisation.
  • NVQ Level 3 Children and Young People is desirable but not essential.
  • Experience of supporting people with challenging behaviour is an advantage.
  • Be willing to undertake and complete further training and development, as necessary in order to enhance service delivery.
  • Must be resilient, committed, organised and good at boundary setting and sticking to your decisions.
If this sounds like something you are interested in, click apply! Or refer a friend for up to £250!!