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Support Worker Days OR Nights

  • Location:

    Lincolnshire, England

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £17600 - £19200 per annum + Extensive benefit package

  • Contact:

    Lyndsay Burder

  • Contact email:

    lyndsay@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    LB016WAS_1525442772

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-06-03

  • Consultant:

    Lyndsay Burder

Job Description

Vetro are recruiting for Male Support Workers for both Days and Nights for a residential care provision for adults with severe learning disabilities and challenging behaviour, based in the North Kesteven district. We are looking for someone who can demonstrate an empathy with our clients and who possesses the skills necessary to support Male clients to develop and achieve their own goals. To be a positive and reassuring presence in the house, supporting and maintaining a safe and respectful therapeutic living environment.

The Organisation

A long-established provider of quality education and care services to children and adults. The company ethos is very much about promotion of independence, building on confidence and helping with gaining access to the community with service users' needs at the forefront of their mind.

Personal Profile

As part of a strong care team you will be providing support to adults with complex needs and significantly challenging behaviours. You will be assisting with day to day care needs, promoting independent living skills and providing a fun and safe environment. You will need to be a team player who is patient and committed to our residents, with a genuine desire to help others.

Job Description

  • To primarily work in the Residential Home providing guidance, support and engagement.
  • To contribute to the development of the pupils through the provision of a healthy lifestyle, a variety of appropriate stimulating activities and the example of a consistent and caring adult role model.
  • To Support the pupils towards managing their own behaviours and becoming as independent as possible within their own capabilities by using the skills and approved approaches learnt during the training provided.
  • To assist with all personal care needs as outlined in their Individual Pupil Care Plans.

Vacancies

We are currently recruiting for Male Residential Support Workers and Waking Night Support Workers. These are full time permanent posts.

Experience within a similar environment would be advantageous, however if you have the right attitude to work alongside a natural resilience to challenging behaviour we would welcome applications.

Hours / Annual Leave / Salary

Day shifts generally work from 8:00am until 9.00pm on a 2-on, 2-off fixed rota averaging 43.5 hours per week.

Night shifts generally work from 7.30pm until 7.30am on a 2-week fixed rolling rota averaging 38.5 hours per week.

The position offers six weeks annual leave in line with shift pattern worked.

The Residential Support Worker position offers a starting salary of £17,681.00 - £19,228.00, dependent upon shift pattern worked.

This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1

Training

All new employees receive a comprehensive two-week induction and training period together with regular training provided to all staff.

If you are passionate about supporting Young People with Learning Disabilities / Autism and interested in this role please send your CV alongside a brief covering note stating whether you are interested in Day or Night role.

Referral Scheme At Vetro Recruitment we recognise that exceptional people always know other exceptional people, so why not earn £50 to £250 for referring them to Vetro Recruitment. Click HERE for more details. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

At Vetro Recruitment we have over 25 years experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We pride ourselves on the service we offer our candidates. We will work alongside you at all stages of the job application process and help you identify, apply for and secure your ideal role.

Whether you are looking for a permanent or temporary position we're here to help. Vetro Recruitment acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £17,681.00 to £19,228.00 /year