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Residential Support Worker
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Short-term/day-to-day supply
£65 to £85 per day
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29 March 2022
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£65 - £85 per day

About the role

Do you have experience with working one to one with children and young adults with Special Needs in a mentoring role? A dedicated Residential Support Worker is needed in Tameside, to assist children and young adults with Autism, Learning Disabilities and Complex Needs.

The Residential Support Worker role will involve:

  • A patient and caring approach when providing all aspects of care
  • Being able to adapt to different working environments
  • work closely with individual students under the guidance of the class teacher, helping them to achieve their daily learning goals
  • Be able to work with challenging behaviours as well as have a nurturing and supportive approach to your practice

About the school

  • The Schools we work with in Tameside cater for pupils with learning disabilities and challenging behaviours and aim to provide the very best support for their students
  • This school seeks to provide an appropriate and high-quality education for all the children in their school
  • Some pupils can display verbal or physical challenging behaviours so the ideal candidate in this role will need strong de-escalation and behaviour management skills.


To be considered for the role of Residential Support Worker you will:
  • Be dedicated and supportive, an excellent communicator and passionate about working with students and younger people
  • Have a patient and caring nature
  • Be willing to work in the Tameside area
Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • A minimum of 6 weeks relevant experience
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:
  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Connor Blackbird on 0161 641 3743 or email
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