Job Details

Job title:               Children’s Support Worker

Location:              Overton school

Hours:                   40 hours per week, with flexibility

Salary:                  £18,720 - £19,760 (£9.00 - £9.50ph) & £60 per sleep in 

Do you love helping children? Are you resilient, a team player and reliable? Do you want to have the autonomy to share your ideas to create fun, exciting and engaging activities for children with an Autism and Learning Difficulties diagnosis? Our residential school is looking for caring individuals who enjoy working with young people and are keen to make a difference.  

We are looking for creative, active and open-minded Care Workers, to join our family feel team. You must have a keen interest in encouraging and inspiring even the most challenging of minds and behaviours. We are looking for candidates, who want to get involved, have their ideas heard, are confident being a parental figure and who are resilient, active and caring.

As a Children’s Support Worker you will work closely with our young people who have Learning Difficulties to ensure they are being provided support and a good quality of life with positive outcomes. You will be supporting our young people at their homes and during school. Daily Routines can include, personal care, trips to the zoo and supporting a young person during a lesson.

This is a permanent role with full time opportunities, 15 hour shifts on a 1 on 2 off rota pattern. However, we require an element of flexibility as everything we do is focused on the children and young people in our care. We also have the ability to be flexible if it meets the needs of our children and young people.

We are looking for people who are:

· Committed to providing an excellent level of care for our young people.

· Able to enjoy our young people’s successes and be supportive through their challenges.

· Assertive in difficult situations, while remaining calm under pressure.

· Willing to support the young people at home and in school.

· A good communicator with interpersonal skills.

· Have a sense of humour and fun.

· Hold a Full driving licence and your own vehicle.

· Flexibility to travel and work shifts across multiple sites where needed.

You do not have to be qualified to apply for this role, as we will provide you with all the skills and training you require to be successful. However after the 6 month probation, you will be expected to commence studying towards a Level 3 NVQ in Residential Childcare.


  • Competitive overtime rates
  • Generous annual leave scheme with enhancements for service
  • Personal Pension
  • Life Assurance (after 12 months service)
  • In-house Learning and Development team offering robust and continuous training
  • Intensive induction and training Program
  • Access to shopping discounts, a wellbeing platform and a CPD online course account
  • Blue Light Card

If this sounds like the role for you, please apply now. For additional information, please contact our recruitment team at

Or to apply please visit our website at

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully Enhanced DBS

Support Worker/ Healthcare Assistant / Care Worker/ Residential worker/ Residential Home/ Children