Children's Residential Support Worker

29 days annual leave
11 Nov 2016
09 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Have you always wanted to work with young people but never had the experience to get the job? Or have you got experience, but are looking for a new challenge?

This is the opportunity you have been looking for....

We are looking for a Children's Residential Support Worker to join a well-established independent care organisation based in Gloucester. The organisation is committed to supporting young people with emotional behavioural difficulties by providing support towards greater independence. This organisation understands the importance of having a mixed skill set and is looking for the right candidate with the right attitude and ethos towards engaging with young people rather than experience or qualifications.

Salary: ??17,000 - 18,800

Location: Gloucestershire

The Role:

The successful candidate will:

Be passionate about supporting, and engaging with young people

Be able to demonstrate resilience and patience

Ideally have a health and social care background, such as learning disabilities, SEN or mental health services (although this is not essential)

Be able to demonstrate strong team ethics

Have the ability to maintain boundaries and follow professional guidelines and policies

You will also be able to drive and have access to a vehicle.


The organisation will fund your QCF level 3 in Children & Young People Qualification (usually a pre-requisite for this type of role)

They will offer you excellent career development, training and support

29 days annual leave

Pension entitlement

The opportunity to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team including psychologists

The opportunity to work in an exciting, dynamic, growing organisation

If you are looking to work for a support focussed family feel small independent care organisation and can demonstrate the required skills we would be very keen to speak with you.

Referral Scheme

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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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