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Support Worker – Swadlincote, Derbyshire

Liquid Personnel is currently recruiting for five Support Workers to join a busy team based in Swadlincote, Derbyshire.
You will provide support for students in all aspects of care, education health and well-being.
What’s in it for you as a Support Worker?

  • Flexible working available
  • Excellent pay rates
  • Temporary to Permanent contract
  • Supportive team and management
  • Progression opportunities

Your main responsibilities as a Support Worker:

  • You must have a full clean UK driving licence and your own car.
  • To support the young person in areas of personal hygiene.
  • To implement care procedures as presented in the staff handbook, statement of purpose and accordance with Minimum Standards.
  • To allow young people time to be independent; and develop independence by allowing them time to complete actions at their own pace.
  • To allow young people time to be able to be part of different sized groups – for example choosing their ‘friendship groups’; have time to themselves etc.
  • To ensure that the young person’s care plan and placement plan is up to date as a key worker. To read, understand and fully implement the care plan.
  • To advocate on behalf of young people so that their behaviours are put in the context of their learning and communication difficulties e.g. that sensory behaviour is not mistaken for sexual behaviour as a result of poor communication is not seen as only intentional behaviour.

What we are looking for in a Support Worker:
Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare or a similar qualification, or gain the qualification within 2 years of taking up the appointment. 
Why Liquid Personnel?

  • New ‘Faster Pay’ service getting you paid more quickly
  • Twice weekly payroll
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren’t available from other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive SEND knowledge
  • Access to a wide selection of SEND positions across the UK
  • “Refer a Friend” bonus – get £250 for each worker you refer who we successfully place*
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *


Support Worker – Swadlincote, Derbyshire

Job details
Sector: Special educational needs
Location: Swadlincote
Type: Temporary