Residential Childcare Support Worker

Role Type: Permanent

Salary From: £22600

Salary To: £24756

Location: Chard

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Position – Residential Childcare Workers

Location – Working either in Chard, Somerset or Axminster, Devon

Salary – £22,600 – £24,756 per annum

Hours – Fulltime involving 10 shifts and 9 sleeps totalling 163.5 hrs per month

Why work here – This company provides support and care for children who have suffered developmental trauma, neglect and abuse during their early life, which has caused attachment difficulties and challenging behaviour, for children with SEMH and SEND, including Autism. By working here, you will play a vital role in shaping the lives of young people and helping them go on to be well-rounded, confident adults. You will be offered continuous learning and career development to ensure job satisfaction.

About the Service – They have 2 residential children’s homes in Chard and Axminster together with 1 young adult learning disabilities care home and a Special Educational Needs school.

Type of person required – You will be passionate about delivering high quality person centred support to children and young people. You will be patient, caring and able to build trust in people.

Experience and qualifications – Candidates must preferably have an NVQ L3 in Children and Young People, or have at least 2 yrs’ experience in RESIDENTIAL child care, experience in working with challenging behaviour and learning difficulties, autism. Be over 21 and have a full driving licence. Having said this we will look at good Support Workers without a childrens or young persons background as long as we feel you have the right attributes to work in this sector.


  • Full salary for annual leave
  • Use of company car for work activities
  • All meals on shift
  • Comprehensive Induction and Specialist training
  • Level 3 Diplomas and career development

Interested? For more information in the strictest of confidence, please call Sandie at Major Healthcare recruitment at our regional office on 07909 512503. We will aim to get immediate interviews for the right candidate/s offering you a timely, stress free service to obtaining and further your career in the sector you are passionate about. We are a free service and take on multiple jobs every week so continuously have a variety of positions to choose from. If this role is not what you’re looking for, you are welcome to send us your CV to be registered and automatically matched to each position we have and be sent a full job list every couple of weeks to browse through and enquire about. Email address We hold our candidates in the same regard as we do our clients and offer both parties a professional, market informative and friendly service.

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