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Residential Support Worker

Posted 4 January by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Ended

A permanent post for an experienced children's residential support worker

Your new company

Our client are committed to working in partnership with young people, their families, commissioners and others to provide a specialist service tailored around young people who have learning disabilities

Your new role

You will be responsible for supporting young people in their daily lives through

  • Assisting them to develop and maintain a high standard of personal hygiene
  • Reporting to managers any concerns regarding the young people's welfare
  • Actively encouraging and supporting leisure activities inside and outside the home
  • Supporting young people with personal care if required
  • Adhering to all safeguarding requirements and any procedures aimed at the protection of children

You will be able to work on a shift/rota basis including evenings, weekends and sleepovers and must be able to demonstrate the necessary skills and qualities for such a role working with the mainly male young people in this home.

What you'll need to succeed

It is desirable that you will have a NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care or NVQ Level 3 in Children and Young People's workforce or equivalent.

You will be able to demonstrate a proven track record of working with children and young people (mainly male) with learning difficulties and be committed to equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice.

You will also have a full clean UK driving licence.

What you'll get in return

The successful applicant will be offered a competitive salary and the opportunity to work for a dynamic, forward thinking organisation with good career development prospects. You will be supported by an established, close-knit team

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