Residential Support Worker needed- Immediate start - Killingworth

Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
11 Aug 2019
19 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Residential Support Worker needed- Immediate start - Killingworth

A Residential Support Worker is needed in the Killingworth area, to assist children and young adults with special educational needs within a residential setting. The residential is part of a well-known foundation of schools based around the North East.

The position will involve supporting pupils in all aspects of daily living including personal care, scheduling activities to increase independence and self- esteem, supporting other care professionals to ensure the best possible outcomes for residents, dealing with challenging behaviours and complex needs and working to the policies and procedures in place to ensure you are meeting all health and safety requirements.

The ideal candidate will need to:

Have minimum Level 2 NVQ in Health and Social Care or equivalent
Have previous experience within a residential environment
Have a patient and caring approach when offering support to develop children and young adults
Be able to provide personal care to children and young adults, including washing, dressing, toileting, feeding and grooming whilst maintaining their privacy and dignity at all times
Supporting members of staff and other professionals
Be flexible- working on a 24hour pre-rota basis
Able to adapt to different environments
Experience with Moving and Handling is desired
Experience administering medication is desired
Have restraint training

In return TeacherActive will offer you

A great rate of pay with tax efficient savings
Enhanced DBS Disclosure, which is refundable after 10 days of work.
Outstanding one to one service from your dedicated Consultant working to support you every step of the way with their excellent industry experience and in-depth knowledge
The opportunity to make genuine difference in peoples' lives

For further information on this great opportunity please contact me Aimee Fife at TeacherActive on (phone number removed) or email me on

All applicants will be contacted to discuss suitability and then invited to register with TeacherActive.

Registration involves an enhanced DBS check, ID checks and will require you to supply good professional references. We pride ourselves on excellent service. We can provide a wide range of opportunities in schools and other educational institutions, with good rates of pay, at times to suit your needs.

Regular external audits have shown repeatedly that our standards are exceptional. We are passionate about finding the right staff for each environment.

TeacherActive is an equal opportunities employer, and operates as an Employment Business in providing temporary or contract job-seeking services

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