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Children's Residential Support Worker Jobs

  • Location:

    Cardiff, Wales

  • Sector:

    Support Work

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  • Salary:

    £9.50 - £10.65 per hour + weekly pay!

  • Contact:

    Rachel Hutchings

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Vetro Recruitment are looking for support worker superheroes to join the team! We have an exciting opportunity at a children's respite service and are looking for people to start immediately.

Hours: A mixture of shifts including 7am - 1pm, 2pm, 10pm, 10pm - 7am (waking nights) with the possibility of sleep-ins

Pay: £9.50 - £10.65 including holiday pay (dependent on experience and qualification)

Benefits: Full time agency contract, weekly pay and a dedicated consultant


The opportunity:

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of children and young people? We are looking for passionate people to join our lovely team of Support Workers. You will have the chance to work on a full time agency basis in a children's respite in Cardiff that supports young people from 7 to 17 years old. The home supports children and young people with a mix of needs including physical disabilities, learning disabilities, communication and behavioural difficulties. There are 8 beds available at the respite service, although there are usually no more than 4 children and young people there at a time.

Shifts available:

There are a mixture of shifts including 7am - 1pm, 2pm, 10pm, 10pm - 7am (waking nights) with the possibility of sleep-ins. The client are looking for people to work on a full time agency basis.

Your experience:

In an ideal world, you will have at least six months experience supporting children and young people with complex needs or emotional behavioural difficulties. On the other hand, we also love giving people the opportunity to experience a new sector who have supported other client groups within Care but always wanted the chance to support young people! The one thing you do need? A full UK driving licence (and a great attitude!)

The pay:

As a children's residential support worker, you will earn between £8.50 and £10.65 per hour dependent on qualification. You'll be paid on a weekly basis and even have the option to work with a FCSA-accredited company to benefit from statutory employment rights and discounts worth hundreds of pounds in day to day savings - you can even get a discount on your weekly food shop!

To apply:

If you're ready to apply, perfect! Send your CV to to start a quick and easy registration. Not quite ready or have some questions? Feel free to call me on 02921 660880 for a chat about the opportunities available!

At Vetro Care, we have over 100 years' combined recruitment experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We are REC and CIW registered and pride ourselves on the service we offer our clients and candidates. We will work alongside you at all stages of the job application process and help you identify, apply for and secure your ideal role.

Whether you are looking for a permanent or temporary position we're here to help.


Vetro Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.