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Residential Support Worker

  • Location:

    Cherry Willingham

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £18669 - £20304 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alexandra Watts

  • Contact email:

    alexandra@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

  • Job ref:

    J1118-1

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-09-08

  • Startdate:

    2020-08-10

  • Consultant:

    Alexandra Watts

I am currently recruiting for Residential Support Workers for a supported living service for young adults with learning difficulties based in Cherry Willingham, Lincoln.
As a Support Worker, you will be key in helping young adults with complex needs. This is a challenging role, but the rewards are incomparable to any other job. You will be working in an environment where the little things that you do every day could have life-changing results. Your ambition for the young adults you support will help them take steps to fulfilling their potential.

Salary & Hours
  • A starting salary of £18,669.74
  • Permanent full time position
Responsibilities
  • Work in partnership with our Registered Manager and Senior Team to safeguard our tenants at all times.
  • Lead by example and contribute to the personal development of our tenants, promoting and supporting healthy lifestyle choices alongside varied and appropriate activities.
  • Lead by example and contribute positively in a wide range of innovative and exciting recreational events within the home and wider community.
  • This will involve regular outings and trips and on occasion, extended visits and holidays.
  • Support our tenants with all aspects of personal care.
  • Communicate with our tenants in a method appropriate to them. For example, Makaton
  • Take pride in the provision and working alongside your team to maintain a safe, clean, fun and homely environment for our tenants.
  • Maintain accurate, clear and concise record keeping.
  • Proactively contribute to care planning and take ownership for keeping your own knowledge up to date by regularly reviewing all relevant documentation and training materials.
  • Attend and contribute positively to regular staff meetings and hand-over meetings, ensuring all relevant information is shared appropriately and in a timely manner.
  • Participate in regular supervisions to aid personal development and ensure good practice in all areas.
Requirements
  • Passion for care with particular emphasis on adult services
  • Ideally have demonstrable experience providing care and support to individuals with severe learning difficulties, challenging behaviour and autistic spectrum disorder
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to include computer literacy
  • Ideally hold a completed Diploma Level 2 in Health and Social Care or be prepared to work towards and complete this qualification within an outlined timeframe.
  • Full UK manual driving license as the service is not accessible by public transport.
Benefits
  • Overtime available
  • Extensive training packages with time rostered out of your work rota to attend.
  • Pension
  • Genuine career development opportunities for those who want them.
  • A beautiful home and grounds to work within.
  • Full funded DBS checks
Call Alexandra for a confidential chat on 029 21 660 880 or you apply via this job ad.

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