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Residential Support Worker
  • Employer: The Mulberry Bush Limited
  • Reference: TMBL/23/233098
  • Published: Fri 17/03/2023, 11:58 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 14/04/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Salary: Up to £30,322 including sleeping in (£26,731 basic)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Standlake,Witney , Oxfordshire

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Residential Support Worker

About Us:

Would you like to have a positive impact on the lives and futures of children facing extreme challenges? Are you determined, patient and resilient? If so, we’d love you to consider joining our friendly, committed, and caring team as a Children’s Residential Support Worker. 


  • 50 days annual leave
  • 6% Employer contribution pension
  • High level of support and supervision
  • Staff Wellbeing Scheme
  • Casual Dress
  • On-Site Car Parking
  • Fully accredited & funded Foundation Degree (FdA) in Therapeutic Work with Children and Young people, run by The Mulberry Bush and validated by the University of the West of England

Whether you’re experienced in this sector, or are looking to start a new career, we’ll offer you comprehensive training and support as well as a wide range of other benefits including:

Overtime paid at premium rates. Supplementary payments when you take on additional responsibilities

Outstanding, highly effective development and education programmes to ensure that you are skilled and have the resources that you need to meet the demands of the role A commitment to your ongoing wellbeing, health and safety via a range of informal & formal benefits. We are confident that we offer the best terms and conditions of employment in our sector

A genuine sense of pride in belonging to what we believe is the very best therapeutic community for children.

You’ll take care of our young people day to day, making sure things run smoothly and creating lasting memories. This involves making sure they are up and ready for school, helping with homework, completing paperwork and planning fun things to do! Evenings and weekends are for activities, whether that’s playing on the Xbox, having a film day or going go-karting, the sky is the limit! Our job is to give our young people their childhood back, and that’s where brilliant people like you come in.

The Mulberry Bush is a therapeutic community, registered as a children’s home and a non-maintained residential special school. It was founded more than seventy years ago and, since then, we have established an outstanding reputation for transforming the lives of all those affected by childhood trauma. Our belief is that we offer something special and we hope that you will want to become an integral part of it.

It’s vital that our children experience a diverse community with a range of role models and a rich cultural mix. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and communities and we’d love you to join us on our journey.

To find out more, please come along to one of our visit days which will allow you to understand more about the role as well as the work we do. Please email Lucy Lowe at for details of when the next visit days are scheduled.

The Mulberry Bush School is an equal opportunities employer and committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be able to provide evidence of having the right to live and work in the UK and be prepared to undertake a criminal background check by the DBS.