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Scheme at Progress Lane


Scheme at Progress Lane

  • LocationBasingstoke, UK
  • Position levelScheme
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 09 Nov, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
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  • Competitive£ 23,500.0 per year

Therapeutic Residential Childcare Worker - Children with Learning Needs

Do you have some experience in supporting children/young people with complex needs?


Salary: £21,500 - £23, 500 per annum (includes sleep in bonus c £2000.00 per annum) plus company benefits, free DBS, excellent quality training / induction and funding for Level 3 Diploma professional qualification

Staff benefits: Childcare vouchers, company pension, car lease scheme, cycle to work scheme. Great discounts on gym membership, cinema tickets, holidays, family days out, restaurants and high street shopping!

Manager’s Staff Reward Scheme: My client loves to recognise, celebrate and reward your success!


One of the leading providers of therapeutic residential childcare and special education in the South East for children/young people with learning needs is looking for a Therapeutic Residential Childcare Worker for this interesting and rewarding career in the residential childcare sector!

Come and be a part of shaping this fantastic resource in Basingtoke!


  • You will support and engage positively with up to 4 children aged 10- 18 years with moderate to profound learning needs and challenging behaviours in an Ofsted 'Outstanding' Ofsted registered children's home
  • You will work closely with the therapeutic staff team under the guidance of the management team and be a key part of the children’s daily lives
  • Interested in fun and sports activities? Help the children to enjoy many opportunities to have fun and explore the world around them!
  • You will work shifts on a rolling rota that will include earlies/lates/sleep ins and some weekend shifts
  • You will provide a level of care as required, including element prompting, full prompting or full personal care


  • You are a clear communicator and caring with the ability to engage appropriately and sensitively with vulnerable children
  • Perhaps you know Makaton /PECS or other diverse skills for children with different communication methods?
  • You can provide structure, routines and consistency to children who can display challenging and disruptive behaviour
  • You are able to work in line with all children and young people’s placement plans, risk assessments and behaviour management plans
  • You are a car driver
  • You have the personality and skills to help make a positive difference to a child’s life!

Recommended searches: Residential Childcare, Team Manager, Shift Leader, Childcare, Support Worker, Learning Disabilities, Autism, ASC, Asperger’s, Special Needs, Children, Young People, Youth, Care, Sports, Instructor, Mentor, Activities, Psychology, Play Therapy.

Commutable from areas including: Portsmouth, Southampton, Winchester, Basingstoke, Newbury and Tadley


My client is an equal opportunities employer.

Successful applicants will be subject to the client’s employment checks including gaining suitable references and DBS check prior to employment start date.

Your privacy- Progress Lane is a recruitment consultancy that respects your right to privacy. Progress Lane considers it a legitimate and reasonable business interest to hold your personal data securely in order to communicate with you and assist you to apply for this job quickly and easily. Progress Lane will wish to share your CV with the client, if you are shortlisted and will wish to contact you to provide full job details first to ensure it is the right job for you. Please ensure you are happy with the level of personal content you include on your CV before you submit it here. Please do not submit your CV or personal details if you do not wish Progress Lane to handle your data in this manner. Progress Lane considers this to be a legitimate and reasonable set of actions in order to assist you. as a recruitment consultancy. Full privacy policy document including 'right to be forgotten' process will be made available to all applicants. Progress Lane will never sell or share your data outside of this legitimate business interest.

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