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£15,210 - 17,900 per year
13 Apr 2018
10 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Safehands Recruitment

Role: Adults Residential Support Worker

Location: Bromyard

Contract: Full Time Contract 37.5 hours

Rota Pattern: mixture of earlies and lates 07:30-14:30-14:00-21:30 NO SLEEP INS

Salary: UP TO £18,000 (range dependent on experience, salary will increase on a salary scale once employed)

Interviews: *Interviews are being set up ASAP with flexible times*

*** Will consider candidates without experience who have transferable skills and a passion to support individuals***

Overview Adults Residential Support Worker

This is a full time, permanent vacancy, whereby if you are successful you will be employed directly by the business.

I am recruiting for one of Safehands Recruitments prestigious clients based in the Herefordshire area. You will be working as part of a large community of specialised workers to support adults with a range of learning difficulties,autism, communication difficulties, challenging behaviours and other complex needs within a spacious residential site. The site consists of a number of self contained bungalows where you will be supporting the client to gain independence and personal skills.

This full time permanent vacancy as a Adults Residential Support worker offers a fantastic salary of up to £18,000 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.

Excellent opportunities and bonuses are offered to workers such as NVQs, 2 week induction programme and 30 days annual leave per year. Working hours include earlies and lates, on a rota basis including weekdays and weekends. Full driving licence is essential

Responsibilities- Adults 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
  • Supporting clients to access the community
  • 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
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
  • 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 -Adults Residential Support Worker

  • Staff must be flexible with shift patterns
  • 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

Benefits- Adults Residential Support Worker

  • Fully funded Diploma Level 3 in Health and Social Care with on-site tutorial support
  • 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:
    • Safeguarding
    • Positive behaviour management
    • Autism Awareness
    • Equality and diversity
    • First Aid
    • Food safety
    • Epilepsy awareness
    • Mental capacity act and deprivation of liberties (adult care)
    • The opportunity to make a difference to someone’s life and wellbeing
    • Travel Scheme available to help support with travel costs
    • A working day that allows you to bring your interests into work for the benefit of those in our care – for example: walking, trips out shopping, sports and recreational activities

If this role is of interest to yourself please apply for the role immediately call on Safehands Permanent Division on/ or email

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