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Support Worker

  • Location:

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £26500 - £27500 per annum

  • Contact:

    Aidan Ruffinato

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Aidan Ruffinato

On behalf of my Client I am looking to recruit Support Workers, to join their brand new Children's residential service. Alongside this recruitment, I am also looking for Senior Support Workers for this service.

The new residential home will care and supports for Children and Young People with emotional behavioural difficulties and challenging behaviours.

The home will be able to support up to 2 young people and will be based in Hesketh Bank, Lancashire.

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

  • For the Support Worker roles pay is between £8.41 - £8.89 dependant on experience and qualifications. (+Sleeps)
  • For the Senior Support Worker role pay will be between £10.00 - £11.05 - dependant on experience. (+Sleeps)
  • Sleeps are paid at £75 per sleep.

Shift patterns will be working 2 on, 3 off, 8am - 10pm.

Contracted hours are 40, however, they will consider people who want part time hours.

Adding the basic pay to sleep in rate means a Senior can earn up to £32,000 and a Support Worker can earn up to £27,500

To apply for the roles you will need

- NVQ Level 3 Children and Young People (Desirable for the Support Worker role).
- Experience in Children's residential
- Experience with challenging behaviours (Desirable for the Support Worker role).
- Drivers and portable DBS' are desirable.

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.

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