Residential Support Worker / Care Assistant - Young Adults
Job Title: Residential Support Worker Location: Duffield, Derbyshire, DE56 4AQ Salary: £16, to £18, pa dependent on qualifications and experience Hours: Full Time, Permanent This Lodge in Duffield is an ideal home for people with complex difficulties and challenges that require specialised 'person centred' support in a caring yet productive environment. Residents are able to learn practical life skills and take part in a range of community and home based activities, enabling their progress and transition towards a more independent life. The role is to help to prepare the young adults placed with us to go on to live with support in the community or prepare them for life in a suitable residential home, they support young adults to live, socialise and form positive relationships with others. This is done by offering the young adults opportunities to socialise and develop friendships with other young people at the Lodge, as well as encouraging and supporting young adults to engage in as many community activities as possible. The Role: They are looking for patient and understanding staff to support the service users within the residential setting and in accessing the community and local activities shopping, swimming as much as possible. You will assist service users with all aspects of their personal care and development and promote choice and independence at every opportunity. The Candidate - Essentials: It would be beneficial for applicants to have some experience of working with young or vulnerable people within the home or work setting, however if you are highly motivated and have the drive and passion required for the role they would like to hear from you. You must have the following: Willingness to undertake accredited mandatory courses within the time set Ability to communicate effectively and work as part of a team Ability to work in challenging circumstances Willingness to work shifts that include evening and weekends A natural respect of the individuality and dignity of those in our care Due to the location it is preferable that applicants have their own form of transport, however free transport from Duffield can be provided Benefits: Good Pension Scheme Employee Assistance Programme Paid induction and training time Paid sick pay (after qualifying period) Good internal progression opportunities 30 days paid annual leave Free transport from Duffield To apply for this role please click the APPLY button to send your CV and cover letter in for this job. Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Mentoring Support Worker, Youth Development Worker, Youth Support Worker, Youth Mentor, Counsellor, Youth Training & Development Worker, Youth Community Worker, Youth Support, Young Person's Mentor, Social Worker, Support Worker, Enabler, Carer, Care Management, Care Support Worker, Support Coordinator, Care Manager, Support Manager, Care Coordinator, Social Worker, Guidance Councillor, Young Persons Advisor, Youth Worker, Youth Support, Housing Advisor, Vulnerable Adult, Support Assistant, Adult Support Worker, Special Needs Support, Adult Care Assistant, Mental Health Support, Support, Residential Care Worker, Care Assistant, Recovery Social Worker, Recovery Support Worker, Care Worker, Senior Support Assistant, Care Helper, Healthcare Assistant, Residential Care Support and Social Care will also be considered for this role.