Lead Residential Support Worker
Are you looking for a new direction? Do you have experience in Care and looking to take the next step in your career? Do you have any experience of working with children and young adults with learning disabilities?
If so, we are seeking enthusiastic individuals who are positive about learning disabilities to join our team.
St John’s is a specialist school and college offering high quality education and care for young people aged 7-25 with a wide range of special educational needs.
We are currently recruiting a lead Residential Night Support Worker to join our team across Brighton and Seaford.
The Lead Residential Waking Night Support Worker shall be responsible for the following:
Promote the rights of residents to be treated with dignity and respect in every aspect of their lives. Establish supportive relationships with residents and encourage the development of stable relationships between: residents and other staff, residents and their families and friends other residents and peers within St John’s. Promote the emotional health and self-esteem of residents and support them through changes in living circumstances and personal relationships. Support resident young people in making their own choices and decisions to the maximum of their capability, and ensure that the needs and wishes of residents are fully considered in any decision relating to them. Ensure the protection of residents from significant harm, by exercising vigilance, observing changes in the residents’ behaviour or appearance, and complying fully with St John’s Safeguarding policy, Professional Boundaries Policy and any Protection Plans Hours 40 hours per week as per rota
52 weeks per year including weekends and bank holidays and 30 days holiday including bank holidays
Salary St. John’s Pay Scale Grade 5
Starting salary: £18,000
Base St. John’s School & College Residential Properties
(Seaford & Brighton)
We recognise that our teams work in a challenging but highly rewarding environment and, in addition to the colleagues being tremendously supportive of each other; we seek to support them through the provision of occupational health services, health benefits, regular wellbeing events and a confidential counselling service. We also regularly organise quiz nights, parties and team building/fun events.
We are passionate about the continuous development of our colleagues and have a robust performance review and development programme in place. We will work with you to help you be the best that you can be. We offer both internal and external development opportunities to support you to progress your career.
All job applicants will be required to provide 2 referees (one must be your most recent employer) and undertake an enhanced DBS Disclosure. This process forms part of our recruitment policy.
Regrettably we will only accept applications on our company Application Form which can be downloaded from our website.
Please do not hesitate to contact our human resources team on 01273 244 048 if you have any questions.