Children’s Senior Support Worker / Team Leader


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Children’s Senior Support Worker / Team Leader

Haresfield Lacock, Wiltshire

Children and Young People Residential Care – LD

£10.20 - £16.58 an hour

Full time/ Part time roles available 

Prefer to send us a paper application?

You can apply for this position online by clicking the APPLY NOW button. If you would prefer to download and complete a paper version, simply print and complete the PDF version provided here.

Please return your completed application form to: Autonomy Care Group,  67 Roundpond, Melksham, Wiltshire  SN12 8EB.

Why join us?

“I love my job, more than I have loved anything I have ever done previously and I hope to do this for the rest of my career.” Senior RCCW

  • Full time and Part Time contracts available with guaranteed hours
  • £10.20 - £16.58 per hour
  • Working towards QCF level 3 £10.20 per hour
  • QCF Level 3, less than 2 years experience £10.40 per hour
  • QCF Level 3, 2 years experience £10.75 per hour
  • QCF Level 3, 2 years experience and specialist training £11.05 per hour
  • Bank Holiday £15.30 - £16.58 per hour
  • Supportive Management team
  • Funded apprenticeships and diplomas
  • Accredited Positive Behaviour Support Training
  • Receive up to £300 for Employee Referrals
  • Supportive buddy system for new starters
  • Employee of the month awards
  • Auto Enrolment Pension
  • Long service awards
  • Training and development
  • Free meal provided on shift (when young people are in the service)
  • 24 hour confidential employee advice line
  • Access to blue light card discounts
  • Covid safety procedures in place

Job description

  • Day shifts term time weekdays 7am - 11am
  • Afternoon shifts term time weekdays 2.00pm - 9.30pm
  • Day shifts school holidays and weekends 7am - 2.00pm
  • Afternoon shifts school holidays and weekends 2.00 pm - 9.30pm
  • Socialising with our young people and creating fun and engaging activities and home events
  • Cooking and support in the kitchen during meal times
  • Assisting with fantastic days out with our young people
  • Assisting with personal care
  • Complete relevant documentation

COVID-19 Precautions

We are committed in all aspects of safety for our team and service users, to reassure everyone that we always have full PPE supplies.

We don’t do weekly PCR tests anymore, but our staff do a lateral flow test before their shift and record on the NHS app.


About us

Based in the Wiltshire countryside near Chippenham, Haresfield has five en-suite bedrooms suitable for any gender. Individual needs are at the centre of our practice, and we listen and respond to the individual’s voice when planning their care. Achieving positive outcomes is paramount to us.

People are at the centre of everything we do. We value everyone at the Autonomy Care Group who all make a positive difference everyday by providing an excellent level of individualised care and support to the users of our services they need to lead a high quality of life.

About you

You will

  • Have experience working with children and young people or adults with complex needs and behaviours that challenge
  • Hold a valid driving licence with access to a vehicle

To Apply

Call Mike or Chris on 01249 730177 for an informal discussion / application form.

Safeguarding Commitment

We are committed to the safety and well-being of the individuals who use our services and promote safer recruitment practices.

Due to regulatory requirements, we are unable to accept applications from people under the age of 22. (This Role is exempt under the Equalities Act 2010, Schedule 9 part 1)