Residential Support Worker Needed for an Adults Residential Home For Life in the Lewes Area
Your new company
We are currently sourcing support workers for a residential home providing services to adults and young people with learning disabilities. Due to the homes being a more specialist provider of support, it is smaller in size providing services for around 11 users. The residential home requires both full and part time staff and offer opportunities for training, growth and career development. You will hold a full valid driving licence and have your own transport due to the location of the home.
Your new role
You'll be required to work with residents and will encourage and assist them to be as independent as possible. You will assist with the implementation of support plans, personal care, and the organisation of activities. You will support service users in all aspects of their lives both emotionally and practically.
Working closely with your colleagues you will unsure the upkeep of high standards in accordance with CQC requirements. You will be flexible with hours and willing to work a variety of shifts. You will ensure the home maintains a safe working environment and ensure the safeguarding of residents by following the organisations policies, procedures and codes of practice.
What you'll need to succeed
You will require a caring, patient and helpful nature. Experience working within social care and/or with people with learning disabilities is a requirement. An enhanced DBS check will need to be completed before commencement of work, of which costs will be covered by Hays.
What you'll get in return
You will be paid a competitive wage, based on your experience and the responsibilities of the role. In addition to this you will gain the opportunity to further your experience and skill-set within the social care sector in order to develop a rewarding and successful career.
What you need to do now
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