Residential Support Worker

Recruiter
safehands
Location
Telford
Salary
£16665/annum + Sleep In Allowance
Posted
11 Jun 2017
Closes
11 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you want to make a difference?An exciting position has risen at a prestigious client based in the Telford area. You will be working as part of a large community of specialised workers where training and development is provided. You will support children age 8-18 with a range of emotional behavioral disorders and challenging behaviours within a spacious residential site.This is a permanent full time contract, paying £16,665 plus Sleep in allowance.With an extensive training package on offer and competitive salary, this is the perfect opportunity and provides room for progression.
Responsibilities of Residential Support Worker:* Assisting clients with all aspects of personal care, promoting self-help and independence in line with care plans* Assisting the administration of medication* Supporting the clients' education including attending school and completing homework* Assisting with domestic duties* Working closely with teaching staff, social workers and external professionals in a professional manner* Supporting clients to access the community* Managing challenging behaviour in a safe and effective manner* Undertake regular sleep in duties* Participate in regular review meetings and risk assessments* Attend and contribute to team meetings* Managing challenging behaviour in a safe and effective manner* To maintain knowledge and operate within current legislation and company policies and procedures* Promote in dependence and develop a trusting relationship with the clients* Maintain confidentiality at all times* Report any concerns that may indicate safety and well-being is being compromised* To undertake all mandatory training in line with company policies and proceduresPerson Specification for Residential Support Worker:* Due to the location of the business and shift patterns, all applicants must hold a full driving license held for a minimum of 3 years* You must be flexible with shift patterns* You will be confident and competent when support clients with challenging behaviour* Training to NVQ standard would be advantageous but not essential as training is provided* Experience within a Health and Social Care would be advantageous but not essential* All applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and 5 years referencingAdditional information:*A competitive salary*Enhanced disclosure cost coverage*Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training*A generous annual leave entitlement*Online benefits and cashback rewards*Cycle to work scheme*Just Drive scheme*SMART Childcare Vouchers*SMART Pension option
If this exciting opportunity is of interest to yourself please apply immediately or call Matt Grech on (Apply online only), alternatively email