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Residential Support Worker




Children's Home, Meopham, Kent

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


Up to £21,472 per annum (inc sleep ins)


39 per week

Job Advert Role Description

As a Support Worker you will be a key member of our Meopham team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to our young people

Due to the needs of our young people we are specifically looking for drivers for this role.

What we’d like from our Support Workers:

  • Previous experience of working in a similar setting would be advantageous but not essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Caring “can do” attitude
  • Full UK driving licence

Benefits you’ll get as a Support Worker:

  •     A competitive salary
  •     Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  •     A generous annual leave entitlement
  •     And more


A family is 365 days a year and so are we!

Our shifts reflect this.

In general our shifts are 24 hours starting at 8 or 9 am through to the next day with a sleep in.

If you are working full time  this would be 3 days a week. Weekends/Bank Holidays/Christmas/New Year will be worked on a rota basis.

The ability to drive is desirable for this role.


We want to invest in you and your future! Find out about our career pathways:

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For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, or you are applying to work within our Children’s Homes we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.

Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.


About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.



Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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