Swinderby is Kisimul's lower Residential school catering for children from 8 - 16 years of age. On the Old Vicarage site we have an indoor, heated swimming pool and gymnasium, a large play area and extensive play facilities; there is also a soft play area, ball pool and multi-sensory room for relaxation and stimulation that are located within the residential building.

Acacia - Friesthorpe

Acacia is Kisimul's Upper Residential School catering for children from 16 - 19 years, located in seven acres of grounds in a small village called Friesthorpe to the north of Lincoln.

Personal Profile

As part of our care team you will be providing support to children with complex needs and significantly challenging behaviours. You will be assisting with day to day care needs, promoting independent living skills and providing a fun and safe environment. You will need to be a team player who is patient and committed to our residents, with a genuine desire to help others.

Job Description

To primarily work in the Residential Home providing guidance, support and engagement to the pupils in a variety of settings including the classroom, home, on site and during off site activities.
To contribute to the development of the pupils through the provision of a healthy lifestyle, a variety of appropriate stimulating activities and the example of a consistent and caring adult role model.
To Support the pupils towards managing their own behaviours and becoming as independent as possible within their own capabilities by using the skills and approved approaches learnt during the training provided.
To assist the pupils with all personal care needs as outlined in their Individual Pupil Care Plan; eating, bathing, toileting, cleaning teeth, dressing, etc.


We are currently recruiting for Residential Support Workers within our schools. We are Recruiting for full time permanent posts.

You do not need to have experience to work for us, just the right attitude to work.

Hours / Annual Leave / Salary

Day shifts generally work from 8:00am until 9.00pm on a 2-on, 2-off fixed rota averaging 43.5 hours per week.

Night shifts generally work from 7.30pm until 7.30am on a 2-week fixed rolling rota averaging 38.5 hours per week.

The position offers six weeks annual leave in line with shift pattern worked.

The Residential Support Worker position offers a starting salary of £17,681.00 - £19,228.00, dependent upon shift pattern worked.


All new employees receive a comprehensive two-week induction and training period together with regular training provided to all staff. (All fully funded by Kisimul).

This training includes:

Career progression is actively promoted including progression to our senior teams.

Other Benefits

Pension and Death in service benefit are available.

For further information or an application form please see below:

RSW - Word document application form and Job description

RSW - E-application and job Description

For any other assistance please call:

Lincolnshire: 01636 370100 /

Or contact us here.