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Residential Support Worker




Linden House, Near Basingstoke, RG24

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£18,117.75 per annum (£9.29 per hour)


37.5 per week

Job Advert Role Description

Are you ready to make a real and lasting difference?  Would you like to be part of a team committed to ensuring that our children and young people achieve their full potential?     

If so, the role of Residential Support Worker could be right for you!  As a Residential Support Worker you will ensure that the children and young people in your care are safe, healthy and able to make a positive contribution, realising their full potential through enjoyment, achievement and economic well being.
This is a 52 week post and you must be prepared to work on a shift system including early, late and weekend shifts.

To succeed in this role, you will demonstrate:

  • Emotional resilience
  • Flexibility, resourcefulness
  • A strong 'can do' attitude
  • Effective communication skills
  • Previous experience in a special needs environment would be desirable but not essential as full training will be given to candidates who are keen to learn whilst working as part of our team.
  • The successful applicant will need to hold a clean driving license for at least 3 years.

We can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Induction and commitment to training and development
  • Guidance, support and the benefit of being part of a strong and focused team
  • Pension
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Retail rewards and discount scheme
  • And many more...

Linden House is a small and well equipped children's home which accommodates children and young people with a primary diagnosis of moderate to severe autism with moderate challenging behaviour and associated conditions such as ADHD and Tourette’s Syndrome.

Linden House is a detached bungalow situated in a pleasant, rural location with picturesque views and open fields; it is steeped in history, particularly the civil war. Situated close to the village of Old Basing it has excellent national transport links and offers it's residence the opportunity to access community activities and facilities.

If you would like to find out more or if you have specific questions to ask before making an application please contact Dianne Price, School Business Manager on 07795 636193.

If you would like to apply, please click 'Apply Now' to complete an online application form as we are unable to shortlist from a CV.       

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For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services 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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