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    £19047 - £24327 per annum

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    Alexandra Watts

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    02921 660 880

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  • Published:

    14 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Alexandra Watts

Are you enthusiastic, resilient, and motivated wanting to make a difference in the lives of young people? Would you love the opportunity to work as a Children Residential Support Worker? 

Supporting young people in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment, you can enable them to develop socially, emotionally, and behaviourally in a setting where they feel safe and cared for. The role is challenging but incredibly rewarding! You will be committed, passionate, and able to engage, encourage, and mentor the young people, whilst having a whole lot of fun! 

Getting paid to play football, computer games, and going to theme parks is certainly a perk of the job!!

We have an INCREDIBLE opportunity for Children’s Residential Support Workers to join a FANTASTIC Children’s Residential Service in Warminster, supporting young people with Emotional & Behavioural Disorders challenging behaviours. 

**Due to the nature of the job and the activities involved, we are only able to consider applicants who have a full drivers licence and a car**
Salary: £24,327 per year including sleep-in shifts. This includes a basic salary of £19,047 plus £55 per sleep-in shift. You will work approximately 7-10 sleep in shifts per month.

Shift Pattern:
Week 1: Mon, Weds, Sat
Week 2: Tue, Fri, Sun
Week 3: Thursday
Shifts are 10:00am - 10:30am the following morning (24.5hr sleep-in shifts).
Location: Warminster, Wiltshire

As a Support Worker, you will be key in helping young people with complex needs. A Support Worker is a challenging role, but the rewards are incomparable to any other job. As a Support Worker will be working in an environment where the little things that you do every day could have life-changing results. Your ambition for the young people you support will help them take steps to fulfilling their potential.
About the Role
  • Working with all levels of the Staff Team to safeguard our young people at all time.
  • Participating in a wide range of innovative and exciting recreational events held within the home and wider community.
  • Assisting with practical matters relating to care (cooking, cleaning etc.)
  • Creating positive relationships with the young people and offering them unconditional dignity and respect.
  • Meeting the physical, emotional, behavioural and cultural needs of the young people.
  • Continually maintaining accurate and clear record keeping.
  • Ensuring that the needs of the young person are being met and reviewing and recording changes to those needs.
  • Actively contributing to the development of the team.


  • Diploma Level 3 in Young People’s Workforce (or equivalent) or a willingness to complete this qualification within a fixed timeframe.
  • A genuine passion for care and to be motivated by contributing to the progression of others.
  • A strong team player.
  • Resilience to keep going at difficult times and to ask for support if needed.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Computer literacy.
  • A competitive starting salary which increases on the successful completion of your diploma.
  • Comprehensive training.
  • Pension.
  • Career development opportunities for those that want them.
  • Fully funded enhanced DBS.
Apply Now
Can you deliver a holistic and integrated approach to care and really make a difference to the young people with Emotional Behavioural Disorders? If this sounds like your dream role, we would love to hear from you. Click the ‘APPLY’ now and one of the Vetro team will be in touch.
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 is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merit alone.