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Residential Support Worker

  • Location:

    Trowbridge, Wiltshire

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £16878 - £20264 per annum + Join a new team!!

  • Contact:

    Lyndsay Burder

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


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  • Consultant:

    Lyndsay Burder

Residential Support Worker / Education & Children's Residential

Trowbridge, Wiltshire

Salary: £16,878 to £20,264 per annum

Hours: 37.5 - 45 hours per week

We are currently recruiting Residential Support Workers to work within a residential setting in Trowbridge, supporting Young People (16+) who have mild, moderate and severe autistic spectrum conditions and associated complex learning needs, including behavioural difficulties that need care and support. This home offers exciting opportunities for strong, enthusiastic and highly motivated staff looking for an opportunity to enable young people to live as independently as possible.

The service that we are recruiting for are part of a nationwide organisation offering career progression and training to all employees. They promote individually tailored programmes for each young person, from leisure and life skills and training within the community, work experience, alongside ongoing education and care. Fundamentally enabling every young person to live as independently as possible.

As a Residential Support Worker you will be a key member of a new team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care providing service users with the opportunity to experience independent living in a range of different settings. Providing a "home from home" environment, alongside a great working ethos supported by a dedicated team of staff. You will possess a naturally caring approach to enable you to build relationships with both young people supported and their families; encouraging and supporting the planning of goals and living as independently as possible.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The role will require individuals to work flexibly and to undertake shift work including early shifts, late shifts and weekends.
  • have experience with young people with challenging, complex and diverse needs and who preferably have some knowledge of autistic spectrum disorders and asperger's syndrome;


  • (QCF) level 3 Diploma in relevant care/children & young people related area is desirable however the opportunity to complete this qualification within six months of joining is expected from all employees.
  • Experience with young people with challenging, complex and diverse needs and who preferably have some knowledge of autistic spectrum disorders and asperger's syndrome.
  • A clean driving licence with at least 3 years driving experience is essential.

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