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Residential Support Worker Barnsley

Job Description:

Residential Support Worker Barnsley


PK Education are expanding and recruiting within the Barnsley area, due to this increasing expansion we are looking for a dedicated and passionate Residential Support Worker. You will be working with children with Severe and Multiple Learning Difficulties (SLD / MLD), mainly attributed within the Autistic Spectrum.

The centre is located on the outskirts of Barnsley and therefore having your own transport / car would be needed.

This position will be a permanent position starting immediately, and the shifts work in a 6 days on, 3 days off pattern and therefore some weekends will be required.  No waking-night shifts or sleep-in shifts are required.


Your duties and responsibilities:
• You will be supporting residents with various learning difficulties such as SLD, MLD, Autism and EBD.
• You will be promoting independence and encouraging residents
• You will need to be able to defuse challenging situations
• You will be supporting residents with both health and personnel care needs
• You will help maintain a safe, comfortable and supportive environment
• Developing the ability to build relationships and gain the trust of vulnerable children and young people.

Please bear in mind that you will need to have some relevant experience within the support worker / health and social care sector to be considered for this job.  Experience with Personal Care issues and those with Severe Learning Difficulties is advantageous but not essential.

We offer an excellent rate of pay and, dpeending on your qualification and age, we can offer between £7.42 and £8.26 per hour.


If you’re interested in applying for this job then please send your CV via this job advert ( or alternatively contact Daniel Buckley or Liz Furniss on 0114 272 2212 for more information


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