Residential Support Worker vacancy ref: RSW/RHS

Location: Rowden House School, Herefordshire


Salary: £17,043 – £19,266 dependent on experience and qualifications
Other benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, Childcare Voucher Scheme, Pension and travel allowance for those traveling 20+ miles
Contract: Full time – 37.5 hours per week, 52 weeks

Job Info

Rowden House School is a residential setting for children aged 8- 19 with severe learning disabilities, autism and challenging behaviours.

We aim to provide a safe and nurturing environment, along with the tools needed to enable our residents to reach their academic potential while also focusing on teaching life skills that will support them throughout their life.


We are looking to recruit full time Residential Support Workers to assist our residents within the school as well as in the home environment. We are seeking individuals who are passionate about promoting independence and providing the best care possible.

Applicants do not need to have relevant experience as full training will be providing for the right person. It is, however, essential that you are well organised, resilient and willing to learn.

As a Residential Support Worker you will support within the school, plan activities & day trips, attend regular training sessions and deliver personal care.

In return for your hard work and commitment, we will offer a support network of experienced care professionals, a rewarding career path and the promise that no working day will be the same!

Essential Criteria

You must be at least 18 years of age and have the following:

– The ability to work under pressure in challenging circumstances

– An ability to identify and undertake any training necessary to develop within the role

– A natural respect for the dignity and individuality of residents.

– A valid current driving licence.

– Basic ICT skills

For further information contact Emily Burton on 07702 564 234 / email at

A bonus payment of £1500 will be payable to new care staff (Support Worker grade only) who join us with a relevant Level 3 qualification. The £1500 is paid in instalments. Terms and conditions apply.

The SENAD Group is dedicated to equality of opportunity in all areas of work, education and care. We are committed to safeguarding those in our care; all employees are required to obtain an Enhanced DBS Disclosure and follow safeguarding policy and practice.

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