Residential Support Worker

Vision for Education Sheffield
Rotherham, UK
Closing date
24 Oct 2020

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Residential Support Worker


£73.27 to £127 per day

£125 refer a friend / colleague bonus scheme

Salary is dependant on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position is a minimum of 6 months relevant experience working with children, young people or adults.

Contract start date: ASAP

Vision for Education are currently recruiting for dedicated, confident and experienced Residential Support Workers to work in Rotherham. To be suitable for this position, you must be comfortable working with young people between ages 10 and 18 who have social, emotional and mental health issues.

Please note this is TEMPORARY to PERMANENT role and we are not accepting applications for bank hours. You are also required to have a FULL UK DRIVERS LICENSE WHICH IS AT LEAST 3 YEARS OLD.

Shift patterns across are:

7.30am - 3.30pm - Monday to Friday
2pm - 10.30pm - Monday to Friday
7.30am - 10.30pm - Double shift
6 days on 4 days off - weekend work and night shifts are required


To be considered for the Residential Support Worker position, you will:

Have a driving license that is a minimum of 3 years old
Must have a minimum of 6-8 weeks experience.
Be available for all required shift patterns
Be comfortable supporting service users with behaviour that challenge
Have an understanding, proactive personality with a strong ability to us your initiative.
Be available to work between the hours specified above.
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children and young people. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. We are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. We have branches across the country, and we are part of the world-renowned education company Tes Global.

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:

Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers' Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach, Autism Awareness and an online Educare training package worth £390.
Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drinks.
Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
How to apply

If you are an individual who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision for Education, please contact our Sheffield SEND team on (phone number removed)

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