Residential Support Worker

Peters Dean Care Ltd
Brighton, Brighton and Hove
£14441 - £16095/annum
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking to fit in work around your family, studies or something else?

Would you like to work the same nights every week? 12 hour shifts available for the right person.

Our client is looking to recruit a waking night team member for their residential home in Seaford. The residents have a range of learning disabilities and challenging behaviours so the successful candidate must have experience in both of these areas.

Your overall responsibility is to ensure all residents have equal opportunities to develop themselves and prepare for adult life. This will be achieved by promoting the rights of the residents to be treated with dignity and respect. Respecting the confidences of the young person (unless a safe guarding issue arose) Building stable relationships with the YPs and encouraging them to form strong bonds with their families, friends and other staff members. Promoting self esteem. Supporting the YPs in making informed decisions. Remaining awake and alert at all times to ensure the safety and welfare of residents in residence throughout the night.

Ensuring that the kitchens and communal areas are cleaned and well maintained. Monitoring residents with additional health or medical needs. Patroling the building at regular intervals. Taking initial action on learners who may be causing a disturbance.

You will be working in a challenging but highly rewarding environment and, in addition to supportive colleagues; the client seeks to support staff through the provision of occupational health services, health benefits, regular wellbeing events and a confidential counseling service. They also regularly organise quiz nights, parties and team building/fun events. They are passionate about the continuous development of their colleagues and have a robust performance review and development programme in place.

We are currently recruiting for term time only support workers 38 weeks per year. You will need to work a minumum of 2 days per week and no more than 4.

Salary and holiday varies depending on how many days worked