Residential Support Worker (Adults)

Recruiter
Quad Recruitment
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Residential Support Worker
Croydon
£8.96-£9.90
Full time!

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

-Who are we?

Our client based in Croydon are seeking multiple residential support workers to join their ever-growing team of ambitious individuals. They supply exceptional care and education for young people/adults with a diagnosis of Autism and severe and complex learning difficulties.

Our client is completely committed to supplying each service user with the dignity and respect they all deserve. They expect each member of staff to supply a high standard of care at all times.

-The role as a Residential Support Worker

As a Residential Support Worker, you will be a well respected and appreciated member of staff who takes care of several adults within a team of support workers. You will attend fun activity days to explore the creativity of the adults. As a support worker you will pursue the residents independence , allowing them to make independent decisions during their time in and outside the residential lodge. All residential support workers will support them fully in all decisions made, although you will try your veryt best for them to make the correct life choices.

-Key Responsibilities of a Residential Support Worker

• Support the children through their school and residential home life
• Supporting each individual emotionally and developmentally
• Assist the children with decision making in the household
• Prepare and assist the children in preparing meals
• Reinforce positive routines and structure
• Ensure each individual is supervised and their behaviours are monitored
• Each child should feel centred to their individual needs
• Ensuring safeguarding is met to a very high standard

-Experience Skills & Qualifications you'd require as a Residential Support Worker.

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

-What hours will I work as a Residential Support Worker?

As a Residential Support Worker you will be expected to work 38 hours per week on a shift basis (rolling rota) ; including weekend shifts.

-Benefits you will receive as a Residential Support Worker

• An extensive training programme
• 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

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