Children's Support Worker, Days or Nights

  • Location

    Hitchin, UK

  • Sector:

    Children's Residential

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  • Salary:

    £8.95 - £10.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Paul Marsden

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Our Health & Social Care Jobs Team have a Full Time, Permanent Job Vacancy close to Cambridge / Hertfordshire for a Children’s Residential Support Worker / Practitioner.  No Experience Needed - Car Driver Essential

We welcome applications from those looking for a complete career change.


This job vacancy is situated directly between Cambridge City Centre and Royston, Hertfordshire.  Located 28 mins/13.5 miles outside of Cambridge City Centre (Via the A10), 8 Mins from Royston, 30 mins/19 Miles from St Neots and 28 Minutes from Hitchin (Via A1 / A505) , Hertfordshire - this job vacancy is easily commutable from a wide area.   

Hours, Rates & Benefits

  • £8.95 - £10.00 per hour
  • Days or night shifts available
  • Full time or part time hours available
  • 4-week rota pattern including earlies, lates & weekends
  • Full training, funded Level 3 diploma, pension scheme, on-site parking & more!

The Provider

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a growing organisation specialising in residential homes and supported living services for young people and adults with learning difficulties and complex needs.  They provide services committed to the education, care and support of individuals who require that bit of extra support to get the most from each day.  This well-established provider has reviews from employers such as “rewarding”, “unlimited growth and potential” and “amazing hands-on training”, as a testament to their great culture.  They are passionate about delivering personalised education, care, and support plans to meet each individual’s needs and aspirations, to ensure only the best support!

The Service & Your Role

You will join a team of dedicated Children’s Support Workers, supporting children aged 9 – 18 years with a variety of complex needs.  The service provides residential support and day care services, with a school on site for the children and young people to attend.  You will provide high levels of care during all aspects of the day, whether it be supporting in school, assisting with therapy sessions, or promoting general enjoyment of everyday activities.  You will build strong relationships with children and young people, ensuring they feel safe and get the most out of each day.  This is an amazing opportunity for you to build a career in children’s services, and truly make a difference to people’s lives!

Essential Criteria

  • UK Driving Licence & access to your own vehicle
  • Age 18 years or over*
  • Passion to help people from a variety of backgrounds
  • Exceptional communication skills and patience
  • Willing to assist with personal care when required
  • Flexibility to take part in a variety of shifts including earlies, lates & weekends

Apply / Ask a Question

Health & Social Care Jobs are one of the leading permanent recruitment specialists across the UK.  We are a team of recruitment consultants who have previously worked within the social care sector and understand your job vacancy.

Now all you need to do is CLICK APPLY, if you meet the above criteria one of our team will be in touch to progress your application further and answer any questions you may have.


*Health and Social Care Jobs is an Equal Opportunities Employer, however due to the nature of the position, this post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010. In this instance there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement to recruit staff 18 years of age and over.