Residential Support Worker / Carer / Youth Social Support

Full Time
Job Sector:
Nursing / Social Care
South Wales
Salary description:
£17803 - £20065/ annum additional bonus scheme
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Job Title: Residential Support Worker

Location: Rhydymain, Dolgellau, Gwynedd, LL40 2AR

Salary: £17,803.50 - £20.065.50 (dependent upon experience and qualifications) plus additional bonus scheme of £17.50 for each weekend shift worked

Hours: Full Time, Permanent

At this School in Dolgellau they provide 38 to 52 week residential care with education to children and young people with a range of learning disabilities, autistic spectrum disorders, and associated challenging behaviour.

While previous experience in a similar role is beneficial, it is not essential as we are able to offer the training and support required by someone who is just starting their career in care.

You will:

Form positive relationships with the young people, supporting them through life and helping to create a safe and caring home environment along with a team of other experienced professionals
Promote their independence and teach life skills that they can carry throughout the rest of their lives
Gain experience working within the classroom in our onsite school setting. By providing care and education we ensure that children's individual programmes are delivered consistently. The focus is to provide a safe, stable and nurturing environment where young people's skills and aspirations can be encouraged to develop
Have a willingness to work both evening and weekend shifts (No sleep-ins are required)
Have exceptional communication skillsIn return for your hard work and commitment the School will provide a menu of regular training in key areas such as Safeguarding, positive behaviour support, First Aid and many more

They welcome applications from people who don't see this as just a job but a real chance to make a difference in the lives of the young people we support. If you're passionate about a career in care then come and join the team!


Good Pension Scheme
Employee Assistance Programme
Paid induction and training time
Paid sick pay (after qualifying period)
Good internal progression opportunities
35 days paid annual leaveTo apply for this role please click the APPLY button to send your CV and cover letter in for this job.

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