Residential Support Worker (RHS)

Recruiter
The SENAD Group
Location
Winslow
Salary
£14,754 per annum
Posted
29 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time

Residential Support Worker

Contract: Full time & Part time hours available, Permanent

Location:Rowden, Bromyard, Herefordshire, HR74LS

Salary: Up to £17,601.83

About Us:

Rowden House School is a residential setting for children aged 8- 19 with severe learning disabilities, autism and challenging behaviours.

We aim to provide a safe and nurturing environment, along with the tools needed to enable our residents to reach their academic potential while also focusing on teaching life skills that will support them throughout their life.

The curriculum aims for all students to enjoy learning, make progress and achieve. To become confident individuals living safe, healthy and fulfilling lives who make a positive contribution to society.

The skills learnt are transferable, with appropriate planning and support, into the home, the local community and future placements.

The Role:

We are looking to recruit full time Residential Support Workers to assist our residents within the school as well as in the home environment. We are seeking individuals who are passionate about promoting independence and providing the best care possible.

Applicants do not need to have relevant experience as full training will be providing for the right person. It is, however, essential that you are well organised, resilient and willing to learn.

As a Residential Support Worker you will support within the school, plan activities & day trips, attend regular training sessions and deliver personal care.

In return for your hard work and commitment, we will offer a support network of experienced care professionals, a rewarding career path and the promise that no working day will be the same.

Essential Criteria

You must be at least 18 years of age and have the following:

- The ability to work under pressure in challenging circumstances

- An ability to identify and undertake any training necessary to develop within the role

- A natural respect for the dignity and individuality of residents.

- A valid current driving licence.

- Basic ICT skills

Benefits include:

- Good Pension Scheme

- Childcare Voucher scheme

- Fully funded Residential Childcare Level 3

- Travel Allowance for those travelling 20+ miles (up to £325 per month for full time)

- Employee Assistance Programme

- Paid induction and training time

- Paid sick pay

- Good internal progression opportunities

- 30 days paid annual leave.

The SENAD Group is dedicated to equality of opportunity in all areas of work, education and care. We are committed to safeguarding those in our care; all employees are required to obtain an Enhanced DBS Disclosure and follow safeguarding policy and practice.