Residential Support Worker - Doncaster Deaf Services

Posted 6 April by Cambian Group
We are looking for someone who is motivated and enthusiastic to join our team at the home where they provide residential care for young adults between the ages of 18 to 40 who are either profoundly Deaf, have significant hearing loss and/or complex needs that might include Autism, learning difficulties and challenging behaviour.
The home is a 3-bed farmhouse located in a rural location with two flats on site. Having access to a vehicle is advised due to the location of the residence.
Residents who are deaf or hard of hearing often cope with communication difficulties in everyday life situations. Where there is deafness, challenges exist for both the resident and the support worker. You will overcome this by the training, support and mentoring management will give you.

Requirements
RCW
Must be over 18 or over
Must hold a driving licence
Fluent BSL (British Sign Language) or willing to learn

Duties
No day is the same but you will:-

- Provide support and care to each individual
- Provide encouragement when getting ready for school
- Travel with the residents (Use of Company Car)
- Complete care Planning
- Complete Meal Planning
- Organise and facilitate social activities (outside of school)
- Maintain the home (cleaning, laundry and shopping etc.)
- Maintain home management
- Liaise with external stakeholders and our own multi-disciplinary team

Salary ranges
RCW
Inexperienced staff = £8.00
Post probation (With BSL1) = £8.15
Experienced (with BSL2 OR QCF3) = £8.40
Qualified (with BSL2 AND QCF3) = £8.65
Sleep In rate £32 (subject to review)

Shift pattern – Typical 2-week Rota
Monday – Early to Late shift 9am - 11pm - Sleep – 11pm - 9am
Tuesday – Day off
Wednesday – Day off
Thursday - Early to Late shift 9am - 11pm- Sleep - 11pm - 9am
Friday – Day off
Saturday – Day off
Sunday – Day off
Monday – Day off
Tuesday – Day off
Wednesday - Early to Late shift 8am - 10pm
Thursday – Day off
Friday – Day off
Saturday – Day off
Sunday – Day off

- This is an example of a 2-week Rota and will not be the actual Rota given to yourself. All staff have different Rota’s.
- You will receive in advance a 5-week Rota so you will always know what the expected working hours will be.
- You would work 1 or 2 weekends in 5 weeks.

You will need the following skills/qualifications:

- A passion for working with children
- Motivated
- Passionate about care and support
- Excellent communication skills and a good team player
- Engaging and fun
- Strong determination to succeed
- Hardworking
- Effective leadership and Management
- Teamwork
- Resilience
- Honesty
- A willingness to learn

Benefits
5.6 weeks Annual Leave
Overtime (when available)
Employee discount scheme Free parking
Cycle to work scheme
Childcare vouchers
Employee assistance programme
Career progression and CPD Monthly Supervision
Developmental opportunities
Internal/external training on new initiatives
Requirements for DBS and reference checking will be undertaken in line with government regulations and safer recruitment best practice.
Whilst we endeavor to keep, the recruitment process as short as possible due to the nature of these important checks it may extend the processing time.

Who are we?
We are the Cambian group, the largest independent provider of care and education for children and young people. We believe that everyone has a personal best. Those we care for and those who care for them. You will find that you are part of a close, supportive team, all focused on achieving the best outcome for everyone. The better we work together, the more we can help the people we care for achieve their personal best too.

Whether that is in terms of helping someone to achieve their personal potential or growing our reputation as provider of the best quality behavioural health services in the UK. We already have 27 Ofsted ‘Outstanding Provider’ Awards, join us and together we can achieve more.

Reference: 34847465

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