Residential Support Worker

Recruiter
The SmartList
Location
Pode Hole
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
13 Feb 2018
Closes
17 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
JOB TITLE: Residential Support Worker (Days or Nights)

LOCATION: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

REFERENCE: TSLGJ1220

SALARY & BENEFITS: Attractive salary - a rota with good amounts of downtime and ongoing training, development and support.

WORKING HOURS: 12 hour days - various shifts available

THE COMPANY: Our client is a is a long-established provider of quality education and care services to children and young adults with complex learning difficulties, challenging behaviour, autism and global developmental delay.

THE ROLE: Your role as a Residential Support Worker position based in either Peterborough, Cambridgeshire or Welton, Lincolnshire will be to provide a safe, comfortable and supportive home for the tenants.

Key Responsibilities of a Residential Support Worker to include:-

To provide emotional, practical support advocacy and information to the tenants.
To help the tenants to meet their personal care needs
Supporting tenants to take any prescribed medicines complying with all medicine policies, including storage, administering and record keeping.
Enable tenants to identify to achieve independence as far as possible in all areas of their life.
Assist in devising, implementing and reviewing care plans.
Support tenants to actively contribute to the running of their own house.
To maintain confidentiality about tenants, staff and the company as a whole.

Please note this list of duties is not an exhaustive list and you may be asked to carry out any other reasonable duty as per management request.

Key skills / experience essential for the role of Residential Support Worker based in either Peterborough or Welton:

Must live within a commutable distance of either Peterborough or Welton.
Will have transferable skills associated with being a support worker.
Will be patient and flexible to the residents and working hours.
Our client runs a 24/7 operation so you must be flexible to cover evening / weekend / Bank Holiday / Christmas period shifts.

Does this sound like you? If yes and you would like to apply for the Residential Support Worker role based in either Peterborough or Welton then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.

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