Residential Support Worker

Recruiter
Chatley Resourcing
Location
Rugeley
Salary
17350.00 GBP Annual
Posted
12 Aug 2017
Closes
09 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent

Residential Support Workers

Rugeley, Staffordshire

Salary GBP17,350

Excellent opportunity to work for one of the UK'S leading providers of specialist residential care and education for young people with complex needs that may include social, emotional and behavioural difficulties, autistic spectrum disorders and other specific learning difficulties. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a prestigious national specialist care provider with opportunity for career progression in an industry with massive career potential.

We are seeking caring, committed, passionate and resilient individuals to deliver quality support and care. Ideally the successful applicants will have a background in looking after vulnerable people with Learning Disabilities, Autism, Challenging behaviour and complex needs however that is not essential for the right individuals as full training is provided with an excellent induction programme aimed to give the right individuals a great start to working in Children's specialist services.

Duties

-Working with service users to support their education and individual life programme, promoting skills and independence whilst maintaining safeguarding procedures
-Promoting life skills and independence in the home, developing domestic and personal skills
-Documenting all service user's activities, reporting and recording key aspects of their care
-Managing challenging behaviour, helping to develop self-control techniques

Skills Required:

-Willingness to work towards QCF Level 3 Working with Children and Young People's Workforce, if not already held
-Experience of working with vulnerable people with complex and challenging behaviour
-Able to work independently and as part of a team
-Clear and concise written and verbal communication
-Driving licence is preferable but not essential

Benefits:

-25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
-Full training and qualifications
-Contributory Pension Scheme
-Sick Pay

Full-time and part-time vacancies available

To discuss in further detail and for a full job description please call Sarah at Chatley Resourcing