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Support Worker

  • Location:

    Wigan, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £22000 - £24500 per annum

  • Contact:

    Aidan Ruffinato

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Aidan Ruffinato

On behalf of my Client I am looking to recruit a Support Worker to join their Children's Residential Homes, based in Wigan.

The home is a 4 bedded service, caring for Children and Young People who have had traumatic experiences during their childhood, which in cases has led to attachment or behaviour difficulties.

As a Support Worker it will be your responsibility to work with these young people and support them through their day to day lives.

Support Worker pay:

  • £8.70 per hour - unqualified
  • £9.18 per hour - qualified (NVQ LEVEL 3 CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE).

Sleep in allowance:

  • £36 per sleep - Monday to Thursday
  • £50 per sleep - Friday to Sunday

We are looking for candidates to work either full time or part time. shifts are dependent on service needs, rotas are given 2/3 months in advance.

Sleeps are expected with the role, however, not expected on every shift. Full time employees can expect to do 11 shifts per month.

To apply for the Support Worker role you will need

  • Experience in Children's residential support work.
  • NVQ/QCF Level 3 Children and Young People is desirable
  • Driving licence and willing to drive

If this position sounds of interest, please click "Apply". One of the Vetro team will be in touch to talk about the role in more detail and your experience.

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 GOLD accredited 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.

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