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Residential Project Worker (2728)

Willowgrove provides a range of residential and community-based short break placements to young people aged 6-18 years who may have  physical, learning or sensory disabilities or life limiting conditions.

We offer our residential service via day care, overnight breaks during the week or at weekends and extended breaks during holiday times to approx. 30 children and young people within the Southern H&SC Trust area.  

There are an additional 35 children availing of short breaks in the community via our Tuesday Club and Saturday Link programmes.

Apart from routine day-to-day requirements some of our young people need to be manually lifted, fed, and their personal care needs provided for, including the administration of medication and practical tasks

Locations: Banbridge

Hours: 30 per week.  Rota inc. weekends 

Salary: £18,599 - £25,866 plus sleep-in allowance

Closing: 25 January 2019 at midnight

A waiting list will be held in the event of similar vacancies arising within the next 9 months.

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About Barnardo's

At Barnardo's we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.


Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and male candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.

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44 White Acres, Banbridge, Down, Northern Ireland, BT32 4HZ
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    £18,599 - £25,866
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