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Young People Support Worker

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  • Sector:

    Care & Supported Housing, Care Management

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  • Salary:

    £23824 - £28087 per annum, Benefits: No experience required and interviews available immediately!!

  • Contact:

    Alexandria Arvantis

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Alex Arvanitis

Have you always wanted to make a positive impact on the lives of children & young people but never had the chance?
This is the opportunity you have been waiting for!!


Due to expansion, Vetro Recruitment are currently recruiting on behalf of our client for a number of full-time support worker staff to support young people with autism aged between 16 – 25 in a totally unique and sustainable setting.

***Interview slots available on Thursdays only***

  • Salary: £23,824 - £28,087 (inclusive of 1 sleep per week)
  • Location: Stonehouse
  • Hours: Full time – 40 hours per week 
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Shift Times: 8.30am – 4.30pm / 4.00pm – 10pm sleep 7.00am – 9am
  • Interviews: Available every Thursday

  • Fantastic overtime bonuses from £100 - £400!!
  • Free training courses available for for all staff in various arts and crafts such as pottery and felting!
  • Free lunch whilst on shift!
  • The opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of young people with autism and complex needs
  • 33 days annual leave increasing to 38 with service
  • Company pension scheme 
  • Great benefits package
  • Comprehensive Training Package including scheduled ongoing face to face training and CPD planning
  • Plenty of opportunities to maximise earnings and career development
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage

The Organisation:

Founded over thirty years ago in the beautiful Horsley Valley, our client has since grown to encompass two historical wool mills, acres of hillside woodlands, a farm, where students grow and sell biodynamic livestock and produce, and the world’s only biodynamic fish farm. The setting’s craft curriculum stems from the cultural history of the area, with such sessions as weaving and felting, green woodwork, animal husbandry, and metalwork in the Iron Age Forge.


As a support worker for young people you will be responsible for:
  • To encourage the young people to do activities and take responsibility for their own lives depending on their age.
  • To keep the homely, friendly culture and environment of the homes.
  • To be able to deal with challenging behaviours when needed.
  • Protect young people from risks to their health and welfare.
  • Provide support for the children and young people in the home and to promote their independence and well-being.
  • Maintain a safe environment for the young people.
  • Ensuring the safety of the students and maintaining an up to date knowledge of the individual’s; care plan, guidelines, reward system and preferred method of communication.
  • Supporting taxing behaviour safely and sympathetically.

  • Experience as a Children’s Support Worker in a similar setting is desirable.
  • NVQ or QCF level 3 in Children & Young People is desirable.
  • A passion for supporting young people with a holistic approach.
  • You will ideally be a driver as you may be required to travel between sites during shift
  • You must be over the age of 18
  • 33 days annual leave, company pension scheme plus a great benefits package
  • Comprehensive Training Package including scheduled ongoing face to face training and CPD planning
  • Plenty of opportunities to maximise earnings and career development
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage

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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