Residential Support Workers

Tradewind Recruitment
United Kingdom
13 Apr 2018
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Tradewind are recruiting! Have you got experience working in residential or care settings? Are you looking for a new challenge in to work in SEND schools across Greater Manchester?

Tradewind are currently looking for experienced residential support workers to work within PMLD schools across Greater Manchester. We are looking for hardworking and reliable candidates to join a thriving SEN School, to start after Easter.

We are recruiting on the behalf of a number of specialist PMLD schools which cater for students aged 4 - 25. The school is continuously expanding, it is highly equipped to support students' needs with an onsite hydro-pool, multi-sensory rooms, nurses, physiotherapist and speech language specialists. . The students have a range of complex needs including severe learning difficulties, profound multiple learning difficulties and autism.
The ideal candidate:
* Have experience in a care or support setting
* Caring, approachable and passionate personality
*Hoist training, PECS or Makaton would be advantageous but not essential
* Comfortable with personal care

The role:
* SEN 1:1 support worker working alongside an individual child supporting them with their individual targets and general learning and development needs.
* To contribute towards reviews and observations of the child's progress as appropriate.
* Work as part of a team supporting other Pre-School staff
* Use your knowledge, experience and imagination to come up with new ideas and activities.
* Supporting the serving of refreshments to the child you are assigned to and overseeing lunchtimes.

The school benefits you will gain valuable experience in a new and exciting environment and be part of a dedicated team of staff. There will be the opportunity to study towards further qualifications and training.

For further information please contact Pindi on or forward a copy of your CV to

Suitable applicants will be contacted to discuss suitability and then invited to register with Tradewind.

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.

Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.

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