Residential Support Workers

Nailsworth Near Stroud
£16,956 - £20,076 pro rata
05 Oct 2016
Job Sector
Care & Social Work
Contract Type
Full Time


40 hours per week (52 weeks per year)

40 hours per week (37 weeks per year)

Hourly Paid (Working Variable hours as and when required)

Grade 4:5 £16,956 - £20,076 pro rata per annum (including market rate supplement) + payment for sleepover of £64.80

Please be advised that the commencing salary is subject to qualifications and experience and the salary will be pro rata where the weeks worked are not 52 weeks.

Applications are invited for the above posts to work on a shift based contract which will involve working primarily during the evenings and weekends, including sleepovers.

Transform Residential Limited offers residential support for students who attend Ruskin Mill College in Gloucestershire, which is one of three independent specialist further education colleges operated by Ruskin Mill Trust, providing Practical Skill Therapeutic Education for young people aged 16 to 25 years who have a range of learning difficulties, including autistic spectrum disorders and behaviours that challenge.

We are looking for the right people to become members of the residential team, providing safe and constructive placements for young people who have complex and challenging needs. An empathetic approach is needed to create a warm, safe and stimulating home environment.

You will possess a commitment to equality and diversity with the ability to relate positively to young people.

Good verbal and written communication skills are needed, along with enthusiasm, insight and creativity.

It is also desirable for the post-holder to hold an NVQ level 2 or Level 3 in Care or equivalent qualification along with work experience in related areas, are all qualities that would help to make a positive change in our young people's lives.

Due to the locations of some of our team houses – being a driver with access to your own vehicle would be advantageous

Transform Residential Limited is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will be required to undergo a Disclosure & Barring Services (DBS) Enhanced check.

Transform Residential Limited is committed to becoming an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date:  9am Monday, 31st October 2016

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found

An application pack can be downloaded from our website 

Alternatively please contact the Human Resources Department, C/O Glasshouse College, Wollaston Road, Stourbridge, West Midlands , DY8 4HF. Telephone 01384 399403 or email recruitment  to whom fully completed applications must be returned.


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