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Young Person's Support Worker

  • Location:

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £13300 - £15700 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kathryn Malcolm

  • Contact email:


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  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Kathryn Malcolm

This is a fantastic opportunity for support workers to work with children aged 16-19 in a both a residential and educational setting. The 3 young people all have learning disabilities, autism and attachment disorders and need support in and out of school hours in order to help them achieve their potential.


  • You will have the opportunity to support the young people in a variety of activities such as farming, baking and other activities which further their practical skills.
  • Your will be responsible for the welfare and happiness of the children in after-school hours in their residential home.
  • You will be building positive and supportive relationships with the young people by meeting their individual physical, emotional and behavioural needs.
  • Requirements:
  • Experience working with children in residential care
  • or
  • Experiance working with learning difficulties or people in a vulnerable situation
  • Excellent communication Skills
  • To have a passion for working with and caring for children and young people.
  • To be comfortable with challenging behaviours.
  • NVQ Level 3 is advantageous
  • Drivers are desirable but not essential


  • Salary and shifts:


£13,361 -£15,700

35 hours a week +2 sleeps (£74 per sleep)

8:30 - 4:20 - monday to friday