Residential Support Worker

Vision for Education LtdStockport

Vision for Education are currently recruiting for Residential Support Workers to support young people in special educational needs schools in Stockport. This role can be on a flexible basis depending on your situation.

The Role

For the role of a Residential Support Worker, you will be supporting young people who have both learning and physical difficulties within the classroom. You will be required to work closely with individual students under the guidance of the class teacher, helping them to achieve their daily learning goals. You will need to be resilient to work with challenging behaviors as well as have a nurturing and supportive approach to your practice.

The School

The schools we work with in Stockport cater for pupils with learning disabilities and challenging behaviours and aim to provide the very best support for their students to assist their learning to have the best outcomes and make the best rates of progress that they possibly can.


Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for the Residential Support Worker position are: 

Have a minimum of 6 weeks relevant experience

Be passionate about working with students with additional learning needs 

Have a positive, professional and person–centred approach

Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children and young people. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. We are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.

What Vision for Education offer 

As a Residential Support Worker and valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive: 

 Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system. 

Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria). 

Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period). 

Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to. 

FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates. 

Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme. 

Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support. 

How to apply 

If you are a 1:1 Teaching Assistant based in Stockport who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you. 

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision for Education please contact our Manchester SEN team on 0161 641 3743.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call.

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