Current Vacancies

Support Worker at Wilsic Hall College

Reference No: WHC/08/SW/17

CLOSED  31/08/2017

Location: Wadworth, Doncaster

Salary: £8.16 per hour (Level 2 Qualified) - £8.26 per hour (Level 3 Qualified)

Because of the nature of its work with children and vulnerable adults the Hesley Group uses the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to make checks at an enhanced level on all persons whose work or proposed work for any Group Company will involve regular contact with or working in close proximity to children and vulnerable adults in the Group’s care. This post is subject to the enhanced level DBS check, please ensure you complete the form by clicking the link above before continuing with your application Our user reference for the check system is HESLEY with password Hesley. A summary of the Group's policy is available by clicking here

Supportive working environment, working with dedicated professionals,  excellent ongoing training, career management opportunities, enhanced overtime rates of pay, paid breaks,  rewarding career, great job satisfaction and the chance to make a difference to people’s lives.

Wilsic Hall College is a specialist residential college, offering flexible education and care for up to 52 weeks per year for young adults aged 18 to 25. All the young people using the colleges have complex needs including behaviour that may challenge and a learning disability, often in association with autism.

Based in a beautiful rural setting, with ready community access, the young people at Wilsic Hall College live in high-quality accommodation within the 14 acres of college grounds. We offer a range of homely flats, semi-detached and detached houses where young people have their own space to relax and have fun.

Being a Support Worker at Wilsic Hall College is a career like no other. It’s rewarding, challenging and offers a level of job satisfaction you won’t find elsewhere. Supporting young people with autism and complex needs with their daily routines and helping them access new experiences are the little things that you can do to make a difference.

If you have patience, empathy, resilience and are a natural communicator, this could be the ideal career for you. At the Hesley Group we believe that our staff are key to the success of the organisation and so we offer support and excellent training opportunities to help you progress your career to become a Qualified Support Worker and beyond in a great working environment.

You will be joining a team whose focus is to provide support of the highest quality, safeguard and promote the needs of the people we support and you will be joining a company who values its employees.

If you're unsure whether or not you would enjoy and excel at being a Support Worker within one of our services you can take our interactive quiz. You don’t need to register to complete it and your answers will be completely anonymous. Completing the quiz will give you a real insight into the role of being a Support Worker with Hesley Group. You'll be given instant on-screen feedback from your answers throughout the quiz and an overall summary at the end on whether this could be the ideal career for you.

Use this link to be taken to the Interactive Quiz for our Adult Services

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact the Wilsic Hall Admin Team on 01302 856382.

You may find the following documents useful to read through to help you decide whether this is the right career for you.

Job Description
Person Specification
Your Guide to Being a Support Worker Leaflet
Additional Information for Applicants

To see and hear what it's like to work for the Hesley Group and how we all help to make a difference you can watch our short videos.

To apply online click the button above, alternatively to request an application pack please email whsadmin@hesleygroup.co.uk stating the job reference number WHC/08/SW/17 and also your full name and address.

By application only, CVs will not be accepted.


Closing date for receipt of both postal and online applications is Noon, 31 August 2017.

Please note that applications submitted after 12pm (Noon) on the closing date may not be processed.


Hesley Group is an equal opportunities employer.