Residential Support Worker

Recruiter
Chatley Resourcing Ltd
Location
Basingstoke
Salary
£17350/annum
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Residential Support Workers

Near Basingstoke, Hampshire

Salary £17,350

Excellent opportunity to work for one of the UK'S leading providers of specialist residential care and education for young people with complex needs that may include social, emotional and behavioural difficulties, autistic spectrum disorders and other specific learning difficulties. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a prestigious national specialist care provider with opportunity for career progression in an industry with massive career potential.

We are seeking caring, committed, passionate and resilient individuals to deliver quality support and care. Ideally the successful applicants will have a background in looking after vulnerable people with Learning Disabilities, Autism, Challenging behaviour and complex needs however that is not essential for the right individuals as full training is provided with an excellent induction programme aimed to give the right individuals a great start to working in Children’s specialist services.

Duties

-Working with service users to support their education and individual life programme, promoting skills and independence whilst maintaining safeguarding procedures
-Promoting life skills and independence in the home, developing domestic and personal skills
-Documenting all service user's activities, reporting and recording key aspects of their care
-Managing challenging behaviour, helping to develop self-control techniques

Skills Required:

-Willingness to work towards QCF Level 3 Working with Children and Young People's Workforce, if not already held
-Experience of working with vulnerable people with complex and challenging behaviour
-Able to work independently and as part of a team
-Clear and concise written and verbal communication
-Driving licence is preferable

Benefits:

-25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
-Full training and qualifications
-Contributory Pension Scheme
-Sick Pay

To discuss in further detail and for a full job description please call Chatley Resourcing on (Apply online only)