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Support Worker
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£10 to £12 per hour
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22 April 2022
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Do you have a passion for empowering individuals to develop their full potential and enrich their lifestyle? Do you have experience of working as a Support Worker? This may be the perfect role for you!

About the role

Vision For Education are currently looking for an experienced Support Worker to work as part of a supportive care team with service users who have an Acquired brain injury.

As a Support Worker you will be required to:

  • Establish and maintain trusting, therapeutic, working relationships through effective communication,
  • Be responsible for the service user’s personal welfare,
  • Contribute to/complete household duties including, cooking, cleaning, dusting, washing and ironing,
  • Transport and support client participate in recreation and leisure activities such as gym, swimming, concerts in line with support plan guidelines,
  • Carry out the physical management programme as advised by physiotherapist & occupational therapist and/or speech & language therapist.

The post requires shift work, including sleeping night shifts, so it important to maintain a flexible approach to the individual’s care. A 1:1 staff ratio is required.

About the school

The service users live in their own purposely adapted homes, and can have adapted vehicles to enable the Support Worker to take them out in the community.


To be considered for the role of Support Worker you will:
  • Have a full driving licence
  • Be passionate about delivering the best possible outcomes and service to individuals
  • Be caring, and be able to demonstrate empathy and an understanding of the individual needs of others
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.


£10 to £12 per hour

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • A Care certificate (NVQ 2 or 3 in Care)
  • A minimum of six weeks experience working as a Support Worker
  • And experience of using specialist equipment such as hoist & wheelchairs.

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 Danielle Mcgeorge on 0161 641 3743 or email
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