Residential Support Worker

Recruiter
Safehands Recruitment Limited
Location
Bromyard
Salary
£14,754 per annum
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Closes
13 Sep 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time

Would you like to develop a career working with Children? Do you have what it takes to make a difference to a young persons life? You will be working as part of a large community of specialised workers to support children age 8-18 with a range of learning difficulties, autism, communication difficulties, challenging behaviours and other complex needs.

The children live in small group residential bungalows built around a central courtyard. The client creates homely environments that provide life skills training as well as having all the home comforts you would expect. They encourage their students to follow as many family experiences as are practically possible.

This full time permanent vacancy as a Residential Support Worker, salary of up to £17,601 with an extensive training package and internal progression. Candidates with no experience looking to pursue a new career within health and social care will be considered.

Responsibilities of Residential Support Worker:

• Assisting clients with all aspects of personal care, promoting self-help and independence in-line with care plans and supporting with moving and handling techniques
• Assisting the administration of medication
• Assisting with domestic duties
• Participate in regular review meetings and risk assessments
• Attend and contribute to team meetings
• Managing challenging behaviour in a safe and effective manner
• To maintain knowledge and operate within current legislation and company polices and procedures
• Promote in dependence and develop a trusting relationship with the clients
• Report any concerns that may indicate safety and well being is being compromised

Person Specification for Residential Support Worker:

• Staff must be flexible with shift patterns 3 on and 3 off
• Willingness to train to NVQ standard
• Good values and aspiration to want to work in the Health and Social Care sector
• Experience within a Health and Social Care would be advantageous but not essential
• All applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and 5 years referencing

Additional information:

• Willingness to train to NVQ standard
• Good values and aspiration to want to work in the Health and Social Care sector
• Experience within a Health and Social Care would be advantageous but not essential

Benefits

• Fully funded Diploma Level 3 in Health and Social Care or Children's Young People Workforce with on-site tutorial support
• 30 days annual leave per year
• For thos commuting over 20 miles, mileage allowance paid to and from work of 30p per mile
• Opportunities for internal progression, for example to Shift Leader and Home Manager
• Pension Scheme
• Childcare Voucher Scheme
• Comprehensive training and support given in

If this exciting opportunity is of interest to yourself please apply immediately or call Lisa Clyne on , alternatively email