Residential Support Worker

Recruiter
Quad Recruitment
Location
Telford, Telford and Wrekin
Salary
£16231 - £16969/annum £2,000 sleep in allowance per ann
Posted
09 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Residential Support Worker
Area: Shropshire
Location: Shrewsbury
Type of Employment: Full Time
Function: Healthcare
Salary: £16,231-£16,969 DOE + £2,000 minimum sleep in

We are currently seeking reliable, hard-working and resilient Support Workers to join our fantastic team!

Who are we?

We have a group of independent specialist schools where we provide exceptional residential care and award-winning education to children, young people and adults with a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder, severe and complex learning difficulties, global development delay and associated challenging behaviour.

Kisimul is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults, children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment.

As a Residential Support Worker you will be expected to work 40 hours per week on a shift basis (rolling rota) ; including weekend shifts.

The Role:

As a Residential Support Worker you will be reporting to the Deputy Manager and you are solely responsible for supporting young people in their home and the wider community. You will also provide them with a high standard of care and support service which is appropriate to their individual needs, enabling them to live as independently as possible within the home and in the community.

Key Responsibilities:

As a Residential Support Worker, you will facilitate the needs of the children within the school/home. Promoting their independence skills and encouraging a high standard of personal hygiene for all residents.
Contribute to the development of the residents with both practical and emotional support, to enable them to participate in the planning and decision making of the home, e.g. domestic and housekeeping services, leisure activities etc.
Prepare and assist residents in preparing meals on a daily basis in accordance with good health and hygiene standards.
Endorsing a positive routine for them to follow, ensuring our young people are supervised effectively and their behaviours are monitored.
Each child should receive person-centred care.
Consistently encouraging self-development and safeguarding to a high standard.

Experience Skills & Qualifications:

• Experience of providing care and support to children.
• To have good oral and written communication skills.
• Computer literate.
• Experience of working with individuals with disabilities, autism and challenging behaviour would be an advantage.
• A full driving license is essential.

Benefits:

• An extensive training programme including the Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care
• Childcare Vouchers
• Pension Scheme
• Bike to Work Scheme
• Employee Assistance Programme.
• Full Enhanced DBS Check.
• Close supervision, mentoring & support.

Applying for the role:

Successful candidates must be aged 20 or over, hold a full UK driving licence and all applicants will require a full Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
We are committed to valuing diversity and promoting equality for all.
Kisimul Group Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

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