Residential Support Worker

Recruiter
Kisimul Group Limited
Location
Gainsborough, Lincoln
Salary
£19223/annum £8.50 PER HOUR
Posted
10 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Due to our on-going success and our plans for continuous development, we are recruiting for Support Workers to join our established care team at Tigh Bruadair, Gainsborough.

This role offers an average of 43.5 hours per week, working 13 hour shifts, from 8am-9pm on a 4 week rolling rota.

About The Job:
Reporting to a senior Support Worker this role is responsible for providing guidance, support and engagement to our residents in a variety of settings to include home, on & off site activities, promoting independence and choice where possible and appropriate.
Our residents at Tigh Bruadair are aged 19 years and above and have a range of complex needs including severe learning difficulties, challenging behaviour and autistic spectrum disorder.

Key Responsibilities:
Work in partnership with our Registered Manager and Senior Team to safeguard our residents at all times.
Lead by example and contribute to the personal development of our residents, promoting and supporting healthy lifestyle choices alongside varied and appropriate activities.
Lead by example and contribute positively 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.
Support our residents with all aspects of personal care.
Communicate with our residents in a method appropriate to them. For example, Makaton
Take pride in the provision working alongside your team to maintain a safe, clean, fun and homely environment for our residents.
Maintain accurate, clear and concise record keeping.
Proactively contribute to care planning and take ownership for keeping your own knowledge up to date by regularly reviewing all relevant documentation and training materials.
Attend and contribute positively to regular staff meetings and hand-over meetings, ensuring all relevant information is shared appropriately and in a timely manner.
Participate in regular supervisions to aid personal development and ensure good practice in all areas.
Take ownership for personal development, attending all relevant training to include Care Certificate, Diploma Level 2 in Health & Social Care & Timian

Experience Skills & Qualifications
Passion for care with particular emphasis on adult services
Ideally have demonstrable experience providing care and support to individuals with severe learning difficulties, challenging behaviour and autistic spectrum disorder
Excellent written and oral communication skills to include computer literacy
Ideally hold a completed Diploma Level 2 in Health and Social Care or be prepared to work towards and complete this qualification within an outlined timeframe.

Remuneration Package:
The annual remuneration package is £19223.00 per annum
In addition to this, Kisimul offer comprehensive training, funding to complete relevant qualifications in health & social care, Pension, Life Assurance & child care voucher scheme. Kisimul also provide staff meals throughout the day and a budget to accompany our residents and participate in a wide variety of exciting off-site activities, trips and extended visits.

About Kisimul Group:
Kisimul Group Ltd are a group of independent specialist schools and adult provisions providing 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.

Kisimul is committed to valuing diversity and promoting equality for all.
All applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS Check.

Kisimul Group Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

To apply, click on “Apply Online”. All candidate applications are reviewed in accordance with the criteria outlined for the job role