Residential Support Worker

Wirral, Merseyside, England
CH49 5LJ
Major Healthcare £ 18.252 - 22.399 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 18.252 - 22.399 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager), Studying / Unqualified
Posted
29 Jul 2021
Closes
4 Oct 2021

Job Description

Major Healthcare is a specialist recruitment consultancy, providing quality permanent, contract and temporary staffing solutions to clients from our wide network of UK offices.

We are currently looking to recruit a number of enthusiastic and passionate Residential Support Workers to work either days or nights within a challenging young people's service in Wirral. You will be working with young adults whom have a diagnosis of Learning Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD. The children and young people demonstrate a wide range of challenging behaviours and can be very demanding of time, attention and emotions.

Key Responsibilities for Residential Support Workers:

• Provide caring and supportive behavioural management services to children and young people accommodated in the various Children’s Homes.

• Contribute to the day-to-day functioning of the Children’s Home in order to meet the individual and collective needs of the children and young people.

• Develop and maintain good joint working partnerships with young people.

• Implement and maintain clear and consistent boundaries necessary for the creation of a safe and secure environment necessary for each young person to flourish.

• Ensure that the services offered to young people within the home are effectively provided and reflect the decisions in care plans, which are consistent with Department of Health, Home Office and the Company’s policies and procedures. This should be supported by accurate and up-to-date record keeping.

• Participate in the domestic and personal care tasks of the home in a way which promotes the wellbeing and development of the young people.

• Work proactively to furnish children and young people with emotional, social and practical skills within a behavioural management context in order to prepare them for the world of education and work.

• Maintain effective communication systems, including handovers and log books.

• Attend and contribute to staff meetings, staff development sessions and child care reviews and other meetings, where appropriate.

• Actively take part in the implementation, promotion and development of all relevant company policies and procedures.

• Implement action plans to ensure the company’s positive action targets are met and anti-discriminatory practices are adhered to and developed.

• Creatively engage and encourage young people to take part in a range of activities including play, leisure, learning and social development to enable them to gain confidence in their ability to develop their skills.

• Keep accurate and appropriate records in relation to all aspects of the home’s organisation.

• Liaise and co-operate with teaching staff to ensure that each young person receives an education in accordance with his or her ability.

Successful Residential Support Workers must have:

• QCF Level 3 Caring for Children & Young People or equivalent.

• MUST have experience working with children and young people within residential care setting.

• Experience of working with people with Learning Disabilities and Autism.

• Driving Licence and access to own vehicle.

• Knowledge of the Children's Home Regulations and all paperwork relating to these regulations.

The salary for Residential Support Worker role is £18,090 - £18,759 depending on experience plus and additional £3,640 per year sleep in allowance based on x1 sleep per week.

Shift Patterns: Days: 8am-3pm, 2pm-10pm, 8am-10pm or 10am-10pm Nights: 9pm-8am

We have both day and night full time contracts available.

Additional benefits for Residential Support Worker include:

• Company Pension

• Full Induction and Training Programme

• 28 Days Annual Leave

• Happy app - discount to retailers

Please call Leanne Irving on the number below or apply online for more information about Residential Support Worker roles in Wirral.

Ref: LeanneRSWWirral

Job Details

Residential Support Worker

Wirral, Merseyside, Englandd Major Healthcare
Pay
£ 18.252 - 22.399 Per year
Job level
Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager), Studying / Unqualified
Hours
Full time
Posted
29 Jul 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
4 Oct 2021

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