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Support Worker

  • Location:

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Support Work

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  • Salary:

    £8.33 - £9.7 per hour + overtime, sleep in rate and pension

  • Contact:

    Tom Cox

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Tom Cox

Vetro Recruitment Jobs: Support Worker (x5) - Preston, Leyland

Vetro Recruitment are seeking 5 Support Workers to support Young People with Autism and Learning Disabilities

The Job

You will work as a Children's Support Worker to work within a residential setting for Children and Young People who have mild, moderate and severe autistic spectrum conditions and associated complex learning needs.

As a support worker in the residential care team you will strive to bring out the best in every young person by supporting and guiding them in their daily lives.

You will accompany the young person at school, accompanying them to take part in an activity (walking, horse riding, trampolining, Duke of Edinburgh etc.) or simply assisting them in completion of general daily tasks, including morning and night time routines.

The service is a Residential Home that is linked with a nearby specialist school.

The Experience

You will ideally have an NVQ in Children and Young People and previous experience working with Young People with Autism and Learning Disabilities - however we will consider applicants with 6 months experience within the care field as full training will be provided with 6 days paid Induction & Shadowing & training and there is the opportunity to complete your NVQ in Children and Young People (Level 1 to 3) as you progress with your career.

The Salary / Benefits

As a Support Worker you will start on £8.33 p/h - increasing to £9.70 p/h if you are successful in gaining promotion to a Senior Support Worker

As a Support Worker you will get 33 days holiday (including bank holidays and guaranteed Contracted Hours + Paid Over Time.

Full-time, part-time and relief/bank applications considered. There is also opportunites for waking night Support Workers

Support Worker Interviews will take place w/c 10th of December. Please call 0151 5598680 for more information

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At Vetro Recruitment, we have over 25 years experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We pride ourselves on the service we offer our 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 Recruitment acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone