Residential Support Worker

Recruiter
Safehands Recruitment Limited
Location
Bromyard
Salary
£14,754 per annum
Posted
30 Aug 2017
Closes
24 Oct 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 in a residential site.

This full time permanent vacancy as a Residential Support Worker, salary of up to £17,601.83 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 children 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

• Attend and contribute to team meetings

• Managing challenging behaviour in a safe and effective manner

• Promote in dependence and develop a trusting relationship with the clients

• Report any concerns that may indicate safety and well being is being compromised

• To undertake all mandatory training inline with company policies and procedures

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:

• 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

• All applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and 5 years referencing

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

• Advantageous shift patterns

• Opportunities for internal progression, for example to Shift Leader and Home Manager

• Pension Scheme

• Childcare Voucher Scheme

• Comprehensive training and support given in:

o Safeguarding

o Positive behaviour management

o Autism Awareness

o Equality and diversity

o First Aid

o Food safety

o Epilepsy awareness

o Mental capacity act and deprivation of liberties

• The opportunity to make a difference to someone's life and wellbeing

If this exciting opportunity is of interest to you please apply immediately or call Callum Hughes on , alternatively email