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Senior Residential Support Worker

  • Location:

    Lincoln

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £22283 - £24636 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alexandra Watts

  • Contact email:

    alexandra@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

  • Job ref:

    J1264

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-09-24

  • Startdate:

    2020-08-26

  • Consultant:

    Alexandra Watts

We are recruiting for a Night Senior Residential Support Worker to join our Night Staff Teams at our small Residential Home supporting adults with severe learning difficulties and challenging behaviours..

The service accommodates 10 service users and is located in the tranquil village of Washingborough (LN4).

Salary & Hours 

  • £22,283 -  £24,636
  • Waking Nights, 2 shifts on 2 shifts off 
  • 8:30pm - 8:00am 
  • Permanent full time position


Responsibilities

Reporting into the Registered Manager, the Night Senior Residential Support Worker is responsible for advocating and providing person centred care and supporting our staff team to perform their wide range of duties appropriately and effectively, ensuring they can deliver the best possible care and support to our Residents. 

 

 

  • Positively contribute to the personal development of our young people with both practical and emotional support. 
  • Lead by example, behave and communicate appropriately at all times.
  • Design, implement, deliver and contribute 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.
  •  Using knowledge and experience, contribute positively to care planning and participate supportively in reviews as requested, demonstrating a sound knowledge regarding nutrition and hygiene. 
  • Maintain accurate, clear and concise record keeping. 
  • Take ownership for key-worker duties and where appropriate look to develop and strengthen links with families, friends and relevant significant others.
  • Work in partnership with the Manager to ensure streamlined service delivery and consistent communication across the homes. 
  • Proactively participate in supporting the staff team to include carrying out supervisions as requested. 
  • Attend and contribute positively to regular staff meetings and hand-over meetings, ensuring all relevant information is disseminated appropriately and in a timely manner. 
  • Contribute positively to the training and development of the staff team to include own personal development / highlighting any training needs. 

  • Requirements

    Hold minimum qualification Diploma Level 2 in Health & Social Care Adults or equivalent level 3 Diploma in Children's. 
    Experience of providing care and support to young adults, ideally young adults with disabilities, autism and challenging behaviour
    Competent written and oral communication skills to include computer literacy What would I get in return? 
    Full UK manual licence and access to a vehicle 


    Benefits 
     
  • Extensive training packages with time rostered out of your work rota to attend.
  • Pension 
  • Life Assurance 
  • Fully expensed off-site activities and trips to attend alongside our resident
  • Genuine career development opportunities 
  • Full funded DBS checks


If you would like to apply for this position, please click the apply button, alternatively you can call Alex for a confidential chat on 029 21 660 880.
 
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