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Support Worker- Children

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Care & Supported Housing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £19000 - £20000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sophie Wheal

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Children’s Residential Support Worker
Up to £20,000 per annum

We are looking for positive and caring support workers to join our teams working in the Preston area. Based within 4-6 bed houses working with children ages 6-19 with specific learning needs and Autism. 

Whether you have previously had paid or personal experience, this role is perfect for individuals looking to develop their careers within Children’s residential services. 

Location: Preston
Role: Children’s Residential Support Worker
Pay: £19,000- £20,000 per annum
Hours: Full time, permanent position

Based within 4-6 bed houses working with children ages 6-19 with specific learning needs and Autism. The children attend a nearby specialist school where you will work alongside in house MDT, CAMHS nursing, speech, language and sensory therapists.

The home is an OFSTED rated OUTSTANDING children's residential care home provider, that provides expert residential, educational, and care for children. 

  • Providing Personal Care (where required)
  • Medication distribution (where required)
  • Organise and plan activities personalised to the child’s requirements
  • Creating a positive relationship with each individual child 
  • Ensuring all support and care meets company standards and OFSTED regulations 
  • Work alongside management staff and senior support workers to develop individualised care plans
  • Work within the home, community and specialist residential school
  • Ensuring that the well-being and behaviour of the children and young people are maintained and any significant behavioural or physical changes are immediately addressed and reported.

Pay and shift patterns

  • £10 per hour (pay review after 6 months)
  • 7:30- 16:00 and 15:30-22:00
  • Full-time, permanent position

Experience and qualifications:
  • Paid or personal experience in a similar environment 
  • General work experience within the care and childcare sector is desirable
  • Experience working alongside children with learning difficulties and specific needs, is desirable 
  • The ability to drive is preferred but not essential.
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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