Support Worker - Children/Young Adults Learning Disabilities

A Specialist residential school based in Hermitage, West Berkshire is looking for experienced Support workers to support Children and Young Adults with complex Autism and Learning disabilities between the ages of 5-25 years.

As a Support worker, you will be there to provide the best quality of care and person-centred support.

Experience in supporting children or adults with Autism and other learning disabilities is essential.

Location: Hermitage, West Berkshire

(You need to be a driver)

Shifts patterns:


  • 7:00am - 22:00pm

  • 7:00am - 15:45pm

  • 15:15pm - 22:00pm

Salary: £10-£14 per hour depending on shift type/qualifications

Care Support Duties

  • Implement all aspects of individual care plans.

  • Administration of drugs and medication.

  • Helping students in all aspects of daily living including dressing, bathing, and after toilet hygiene.

  • Implement the individual Young Persons Plans.

  • Assist students with their nutritional requirements, e.g.

    assisting with feeding and preparing meals.

Benefits for you as the Support Worker:

  • Full time and Part time hours available

  • Opportunity to work alongside a supportive and friendly team

  • Excellent pay rates

  • Weekly Pay

  • Temporary to permanent opportunities

Requirements for you as the Support Worker:

  • NVQ Level 3 Children and young people/Residential Childcare is desirable

  • Mandatory Training including: Safeguarding Adults and children can be provided.

  • Experience in supporting children or adults with Autism and other learning disabilities

  • Encouraging and supportive attitude

If you are interested in this role, please call Holly Wickens on 0118 948 5555 (Option 2) or email

If this role isn't for you but you are interested in a career in Social Care, please get in touch as we have many opportunities available!

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