Children's Support Worker

Location: Basingstoke
Job-type: Agency
Salary: £13.45 - £20.17per hour, weekly pay*
Reference: Bsgstoke/CSW/BSK/DN
Contact name: Region: Danielle Newman
Contact email:

About Nurseplus

At Nurseplus, we’re all about providing the highest quality temporary care staff. We’re big on quality, heart, and going the extra mile, and we believe in giving our team everything they need to truly impact the lives of the people we look after.

We’re a close-knit team that values a supportive and welcoming work environment. This means our staff get all the chances and tools they need to advance in their careers and help deliver incredible care to those in need. Join us, and let’s make a difference together!

Your job role as a Children’s Support Worker will involve you working closely with children in care and putting them at the centre of everything you do. Your day to day role will require you to support them in all aspects of their lives such as educational pursuits, hobbies and activities

Your experience and support will be influential in developing and contributing towards positive outcomes to help shape the future of children and young people.

You should be highly motivated, committed and have a genuine interest in delivering the highest quality of care for children and young people. With Nurseplus you will work across a variety of settings including Mental Health, Autism, Challenging behaviour, Education and Residential.

What Nurseplus can offer you as a Children’s Support Worker:

  • Flexible shifts to fit around you – full or part-time, days, nights and weekends
  • Pay rates from £13.45. to £20.17 Weekly pay*
  • Free practical training
  • Ongoing support and further development opportunities with in-house courses and funded qualifications
  • Annual pay increase
  • Eligibility to apply for a Blue Light Card, which offers thousands of amazing discounts online and on the high street

Responsibilities of a Children’s Support Worker:

  • To support, safeguard and promote the wellbeing of children and young people
  • Assist with daily routines which may include working in the community and/or educational setting
  • Organising and facilitating social activities
  • Transportation
  • Work alongside a multi-disciplinary team to implement safe practice
  • Offer high levels of supervision and support
  • Working in line with Ofsted and CQC regulations
  • Manage complex behaviours and crisis intervention
  • Contributing to the young person’s care plans and risk assessments, their review and implementation

What Nurseplus needs from you as a Children’s Support Worker:

  • A minimum of 12 months post qualification experience working within a child and/or young adults setting
  • All candidates must be over the age of 21 to meet industry regulations
  • Knowledge in one of the following areas EBD, SEMH, CSE or SEN/SEND
  • Diploma level 3 / children’s and young people, desirable level 4
  • An enhanced DBS, which you can apply for upon registration (to be paid in full at a £45.40 fee with a full refund after 100 hours worked*)
  • A Full UK Driving License

If you are passionate about healthcare and would like to know more, Nurseplus would love to hear from you!