Therapeutic Support Worker- Children

Posted 07 March 2023
Salary £11.00 - £13.50 per hour + Holiday Pay + Pension
Job type Temporary / Shift Work
DisciplineSocial Care
Contact NameFrancesca Keates

Job description

We are recruiting for a dedicated Therapeutic Support Worker- Children who is passionate about transforming the lives of individuals within social care.

As a Therapeutic Support Worker- Children you will be based within a small childrens home located in Newbury, Berkshire. The young people you will be assisting are aged between 8-16 years with social, emotional and mental health needs including past backgrounds of trauma.

You will be expected as a Therapeutic Support Worker- Children to encourage communication, positive relationship building, independance and inclusion as well as providing emotional support.

Daily tasks will include attending fun day trips, engaging in both indoor and outdoor activities, assisting with general housekeeping tasks, basic meal preparation, report writing for any incidents and carrying out handovers, supervising the young people and ensuring they are safe at all times.

Shifts: long days (07:30am-22:00pm) + waking nights (21:00pm-07:30am)


  • Weekly pay
  • Holiday pay accrued hourly
  • PAYE or Umbrella payment
  • Free training
  • Flexible shift patterns
  • Pension
  • Referral bonus scheme £200.00 for each person


  • Drivers disired although not essential
  • Must have experience working with children or adults in a social care setting
  • Comfortable dealing with challenging behaviours
  • Good communication skills and a positive attitude
  • Friendly and nurturing disposition

Pay Rate- £11.00- £13.50 per hour + Holiday Pay

To be considered for this exciting social care opportunity based in Newbury, Bekshire, please apply now!

For more information about this Therapeutic Support Worker- Children role and others within the Newbury area please visit the Charles Hunter Associates website and contact Francesca.