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Temporary Support Worker

  • Location:

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £8.50 - £9.50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Joe Irving

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Support Worker Vacancy:

We are currently recruiting for a number of temporary Support Workers to either work on an ad-hoc or temporary to permanent basis to join a growing support team in a purpose built educational / residential setting offering care and support to Children and Young People who have mild, moderate and severe autistic spectrum conditions and associated complex learning needs. We are loking for enthusiastic and talented Support Workers and we have part time as well as full time postions available for this role.

Current Ofsted rating - Outstanding

Support Worker Benefits:

Temporary Support Worker Benefits:

  • 28 days Holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Free Training
  • Weekly pay
  • £50 Love2Shop referral scheme
  • Employee of the month scheme
  • CV writing support and career advice
  • Quick registration (including online Enhanced DBS check)
  • 24/7 support from our dedicated team of recruitment consultants

Once permanent - Support Worker Benefits will include:

  • Paid regular training - IncludingTeam teach
  • Generous pay (Inc sleeping rate)
  • Opportunity to work for an organisation that provides a clear career pathand potential to grow within the organisation.
  • Opportunity to go temporary to permanent which would include NVQ Level 3 Children and Young People within sixmonths.
  • Perkbox (employee discount scheme)

Support Worker Role

The service is purpose-built, it is based in the rural countryside of Longridge. On the same site there are residential homes and a specialist School.

The main responsibility of a Support Worker is to assist the other Support Workers, Senior Support Workers, Shift Leaders, Deputy Manager and Registered Manager in providing an emotionally secure, consistent, warm, supportive and caring environment for the young people and to encourage their social, physical, emotional, intellectual and moral development so that they may realise their own potential.

Currently, the service has 30 young people, each individual young person is different and has varying needs, from moderate to severe disabilities. The learning disabilities that the young people have can lead to challenging behaviours, complex needs and there will be personal care involved.

We have a mixture of full time, part time and ad hoc positions available for days or waking nights. If full-time, the below would be the shift pattern that you would work.

Support Worker shift patterns are on a 2 week rolling rota. Week 1 - 4 days on (Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday), 3 days off. Week 2 - 3 days on (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday), 4 days off - working one weekend in two

Who can apply

Our Client is looking for Support Workers who have experience working in the care industry.

Ideally, we would be looking for people with experience Supporting Children with learning disabilities and Autism, however, we would also consider people who have supported Children with EBD, Adults with Learning disabilities, Autism and Mental Health and other paid support worker experiences within care.

We would also consider people who have personal experience that would be relevant.

Vetro Recruitment

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Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

At Vetro Recruitment, we have over 25 years experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We pride ourselves on the service we offer our 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. Whether you are looking for a permanent or temporary position we're here to help.


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