Residential Support Worker

Posted 9 April by Lifeways Community Care Easy Apply Featured

In a small residential service in Prenton near Tranmere Rovers we are looking to recruit experienced support workers for our adult service based working 8-8 days.

Pay rates £7.90-£8.00

Shifts are planned 4 weeks ahead and you will work as part of the team on a 8-8 rota running in week one Monday/ Tuesday/ Saturday/ Sunday and week two Wednesday - Friday.

This a fast paced environment and rewarding role supporting adults with physical challenging behaviour and high complex needs. All of our team members complete a comprehensive positive behaviour support programme and PROACT SCIP. Positive Behaviour Support 'PBS` is based around being 70% proactive, 20% active and only 10% reactive. It looks at ways of supporting people in the least restrictive way underpinned by the Active Support Model. This approach is about what motivates and drives people and how we can use this everyday within the support we provide.

To apply please follow the link, apply via the Lifeways careers page

Applicants with a full driving license would be preferable.

Lifeways is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Responsibilities and Duties

The ideal team member will be proactive and actively support with enjoying social activities, going to work and college as well as staying safe managing risks and relating to others.

Qualifications and Skills

An ideal candidate will have experience supporting challenging behaviour, Autism, aggression and non verbal communication.

Benefits

Lifeways as a national organisation can offer you:

Career development,

Employee discounts with a large number of High Street retailers,

A 'Cycle to work’ scheme,

Childcare vouchers,

An employee assistance programme,

A Healthcare cash-plan,

Local work,

NVQ Development,

Paid induction training,

Regular refresher training,

Supervision and employee recognition

Training and DBS paid by Lifeways

Required skills

  • Adults
  • DBs
  • Healthcare
  • Support Workers
  • Supporting People

Reference: 34858644

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