Work For Us

Do you have what it takes to make the difference?

“If your love your job, you’ll never work a day in your life”

We want people who meet our values and understand their importance.

We want caring people, who can be empathic, who understand how children can be affected by experiences and how it may shape their actions and responses and ultimately their future.

We want people who want to invest in their own development and show commitment for their role and themselves. We want career focused individuals who want to build a career in this sector, work through the roles over time, gain further qualifications and allow us to invest in you.

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Our Recruitment Process


Upon completion of an Application Form, one of our Senior Management Team will contact you to arrange for an interview, which will be held at The Hive in Buckfastleigh.


2 members of the Senior Management Team will undertake a formal interview with you, explore some questions and answers and determine suitability for the role, in line with Safer Recruitment. This is our chance to get to know you!


Welcome to the team! At this point you will be welcomed to the team, with a call, an offer letter and all necessary documents required for starting with us at SWIS.

Getting Started

To get you to the point where you start with us and begin your induction, we have to follow our safer recruitment process in line with our policy which ensures we make every effort to safeguard our children we care for. To give you an idea of how long this takes, it will be in line with any notice you have to give but can take up to 4 weeks to complete the whole process.


New starter forms


Right to work checks


Enhanced DBS checks & join the update service


Complete and verified reference checks


E-learning just before your start your shadow shifts

In order to offer a high-quality service, we need high quality staff!

If you are a great team player, enjoy working with people, have experience in supporting others and would love an opportunity to make a real difference to a young person’s life then we definitely want to hear from you!

Have a look at our current opportunities and feel free to contact us for an informal chat if you have any questions.

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