Educational Support Worker

Safehands Recruitment are seeking Educational Support Workers to work in Gloucester and/or Cheltenham for our prestigious client who specialises in Supported Living and Residential Care in an educational setting.

This Educational Support Worker role involves supporting young adults with physical disabilities, acquired brain injuries, associated learning difficulties, emotional behavioural difficulties, mental health and other related conditions who attend a specialist school.

You will be using your valuable skills and experience to help service users reach their maximum potential within both their personal and educational life.

We offer complete flexibility of shifts - you choose what you would like to work, all around your availability.

Early, late and long day shifts are available as well as waking nights and sleep-ins both during the week and the weekend.

Whether you're looking for part-time or full-time work, we can offer you the hours you are looking for!

As a member of our team as you will also be able to try out the variety of other settings we have on offer.

This includes elderly and dementia care, adults with learning difficulties and physical disabilities, mental health support and challenging behaviour.

You get to choose where you work according to your experience and what kind of care work you want to do.

Responsibilities of an Educational Support Worker:


  • To support residents on a 1:1 or 2:1 basis
  • To provide/assist with all aspects of personal care in line with CQC and care plans including washing, dressing, oral, toileting and feeding
  • To administer medication
  • To participate in activities, both social and educational
  • To support with domestic duties and food preparation

Does this sound like you?


  • 6 months' experience within Health and Social Care
  • Lives in the Gloucester/Cheltenham area
  • A hard-working individual who delivers outstanding levels of care
  • DBS on the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today
  • Full driving license and access to own vehicle is advantageous but not essential
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Aged 18 years and above
  • Idealistic Support Worker traits; caring, reliable, trustworthy, flexible, empathetic, passionate

What we can offer you:


  • Our Educational Support Workers receive excellent rates of pay from £9.40 to £10.25 per hour plus bank holiday enhancements and separate accrued holiday pay
  • Weekly pay
  • Free Uniform
  • Free DBS
  • 24/7 support from our friendly local recruitment team
  • Commitment to your ongoing development that will include all mandatory and additional training as required i.e.

    Medication Level 2, First Aid including CPR, Epilepsy and Restraint Training - all absolutely free!
  • Recommend a friend bonus

If you're interested in this Educational Support Worker opportunity then we'd love to hear from you! Apply now or call Kelly at Safehands Cheltenham on 01242 505 415 for more information.



  • Rate: £9.40 - 10.25 per hour + holiday pay
  • Location: Gloucestershire, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Safehands Recruitment
  • Contact: Cheltenham Manager
  • Tel: 01242 505415
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: ES160221
  • Posted: 2021-02-18 15:41:00 -

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