Underley Garden School are now hiring Children’s Support Workers in Kirkby Lonsdale!


Options Autism are hiring a Children's Support Worker in Kirby Lonsdale!

Role: Children’s Support Worker - Part Time

Salary: Up to £17,907.84 per annum (inclusive of completing one sleep-in per week)

Location: Underley Garden School, Kirkby Lonsdale

Hours: Part Time, Permanent (24 hours per week)

How we reward you

We want our occupants to have the best support possible, and therefore you’ll receive an exceptional rewards package including:

  • Basic salary:
    • Unqualified Care Worker: £14,364.48 per annum
    • Qualified Care Worker: £15,387.84 per annum
    • Sleep-ins paid at £52.50 per night
  • £500 welcome bonus *and an extra £500 after you pass your probation (minimum six months)
  • ‘Journey to Management’ programme – starting with your Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks
  • Earn £1000 by referring a friend

And market leading benefits offered through our Flexible Benefits Platform Vista that enable you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad, to use at high street stores, events, cinemas, restaurants and more!
  • Critical illness cover

Our next Children's Support Worker will be someone who has:

  • A big heart and passion to make a difference to the occupants’ lives.
  • Patience, resilience, and calmness.

Some of your duties would be as follows

  • Supporting the occupants to appointments and activities such as shopping or trips out
  • Completing relevant paperwork
  • Undertaking household tasks
  • Engage our occupants in tasks and activities

The Location

We are hiring Children's Support Workers for Underley Garden School which is an Independent Special School and Accommodation based near the village of Kirkby Lonsdale in Cumbria, providing support for individuals between the ages of 5-19.  The school was judged to be Outstanding in all areas in April 2022. During their latest inspection, the Accommodation was judged Good.

Options Autism is a national provider of specialist education, care and therapeutic services for individuals with autism, complex needs and learning difficulties. We provide a person-centred approach to education and support, looking at the full needs of the individual and adapting our approach accordingly.

To apply now please click Apply on Company Site and follow the on-screen instructions or call us today on 01204 927626 and speak to one our dedicated talent scouts!

Options Autism is part of Outcomes First Group. We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to a free fully Enhanced DBS and reimbursement of the Update Service Fee.

Apply now