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Support Worker

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Job description

As a Support Worker, your role will involve supporting children and young people with serious mental health issues, special needs and challenging behaviour. The position focuses on developing independent life skills through individually designed programmes.

You daily responsibilities will involve

  • Promoting life skills and independence in the home, developing domestic and personal skills
  • Preparing for and encouraging morning routines
  • Managing complex and challenging behaviour
  • Documenting all children’s activities, reporting and recording key aspects of their care

Key Skills Required:

  • Ideally, you will have a qualification as a TA or in a related field.
  • Keen to work with children with complex and challenging behaviour
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication
  • Have the flexibility and willingness to work shifts, including weekends


All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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