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Children's Support Worker

  • Location:

    Chard, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Services for children

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  • Salary:

    £22600 - £24756 per annum

  • Contact:


  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Job Description

Children's Support Worker
£22,600 - £24,756

We are looking to employ Children's Residential Support Workers to work in a 5 bed children's home in Chard, working with children and young people up to the age of 18 who have complex needs and emotional and behavioural difficulties.

As a Children's Residential Support Worker, you will be based within the home to support the children and young people, providing stability, guidance and structure in a therapeutic environment. Working closely with children and young people who live there by being nurturing, listening and encouraging; ensuring they have choice and control over the planning and delivery of their support whilst supporting them to access education. It is essential that you are a patient, kind, resilient individual who is passionate about empowering young people to achieve their full potential.

You will be required to work in the evenings, night-time, weekends and on public holidays. At times, you will be expected to work additional hours to meet business needs.

The shift pattern is 10 shifts per month including 9 sleep ins. This works out at 163.5 hrs per month done over 9, 24.5 hour shifts plus 1, 15 hour shift.

To apply for this role:

Ideally you would have a Level 3 diploma in CYP, however this is not essential.
Ideally you will have experience working within a similar setting with young people.
You must be over 21 years of age.
You must hold a full UK driving licence.

If you want the opportunity to really make a difference to someone's life whilst working for an excellent organisation then please, apply today! Or, for more information, email Mollie on

Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you!


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