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Support Worker

  • Location:

    Plymouth, Devon

  • Sector:

    Services for children

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  • Salary:

    £26000 - £27000 per annum

  • Contact:


  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    20 days ago

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Job Description

Job Title: Children`s Support Worker **Sleeper Shifts**
Location: Plymouth
Salary: £26,000 - £27,000 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent (24-hour shifts), 10 shifts per month

Tired of looking for the right opportunity?

Looking for an exciting and rewarding new role?

Join our friendly team of children`s support workers in Plymouth!

Job description:

You will be working as a Support Worker at a Residential Home for children based in Plymouth. You are tasked with providing a nurturing, friendly and caring environment for the children at the service.

There will be challenging behaviour at times, and you must help children gain self-control by rewarding good and challenging unacceptable behaviours. No personal care required.

Your duty is to act as a role model for children.

The shift pattern is based on a 3-week Rota, with some weeks requiring you to work over the weekend. Over 10 shifts a month, the shift times are 24 hours long so part of the shift will be sleeping.

During your 6-month probation, you will be trained towards and if successful, awarded, a level 3 qualification in health and social care.

- Previous qualifications in Support Work NOT required
- Experience as a support worker (ideal)
- Residential care experience (ideal)
- A passion for child-care & seeking to develop career

- Excellent training and development
- NVQ level 3 qualification in health and social care (covers adults and children)
- Fantastic experience and an ability to progress

To apply for this role, please get in touch with me on 01179486300 or alternatively email me on


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