Residential Support Worker

Kisimul Group Limited
From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum Inclusive of sleep in duties- paid a
13 Mar 2018
24 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Residential Support Worker – Cruckton Hall Limited

Due to continued organisational growth and development opportunities for our current staff, we are recruiting for Residential Support Workers to join our Staff Teams at the beautiful and ‘good’ [Ofsted, 2017] Cruckton Hall School located near Shrewsbury. We are a unique school and residential care provider specialising in care, education and therapy for boys aged between 8 and 19 which have a range of Autistic Spectrum Disorders and associated emotional and behavioural difficulties.

As a Residential Support Worker, you will be working within a designated team promoting structure, boundaries and domestic routines within the home as well as providing guidance, support and engagement in a variety of activities on and off site. In partnership with the Education Team you will help maintain a stable, happy and caring environment to encourage our young people with complex needs to lead independent lives and your support will help them take steps to fulfilling their potential.

This is a challenging role, but the rewards are incomparable to any other job. You will be working in an environment where the little things that you do every day could have life-changing results.

Key responsibilities:

·Working with all levels of the Staff Team to safeguard our young people at all times;

·Participating in a wide range of innovative and exciting recreational events held within the home and wider community;

·Assisting with practical matters relating to care (cooking, cleaning etc.);

·Creating positive relationships and ensuring that the needs of the young people are being met by reviewing and recording changes to their needs;

·Meeting the physical, emotional, behavioural and cultural needs of the young people;

·Continually maintaining accurate and clear record keeping;

·Actively contributing to the development of the team.

Experience, skills and qualifications:

·A genuine passion for care and to be motivated by contributing to the progression of others;

·A strong team player;

·Resilience to keep going at difficult times and to ask for support if needed;

·Excellent written and oral communication skills;

·Computer literacy;

·A Diploma Level 3 in Health & Social Care or a willingness to complete this qualification within a fixed time frame;

·Further opportunities to develop skills in Forest School and Outdoor pursuits.

Your rewards:

·A starting salary of circa £23,000 (including sleep in rota), increasing to circa £23,350 after the completion of a successful 6 month probationary period and induction standards and after completion of the diploma circa £23,750;

·Overtime available;

·Extensive training packages and genuine career development opportunities;


·Cycle to Work Scheme;

·Child care vouchers;

·Employee Assistance Programme;

·Staff meals whilst on shift;

·Fully expensed off-site activities and trips to attend alongside our young people;

·A beautiful home and grounds to work within;

·Fully funded Enhanced DBS check.

What happens next?

If this position sounds of interest, please contact our HR team on 01743 860206 and we can provide you with more information about the role and discuss in detail your experience.

About Kisimul Group:

Kisimul Group Ltd are a group of independent specialist schools and adult provisions providing exceptional residential care and award winning education to children, young people and adults with a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder, severe and complex learning difficulties, global development delay and associated behaviours that challenge.

Kisimul is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults, children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Kisimul is committed to valuing diversity and promoting equality for all.

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