Residential Support Worker

Recruiter
The Recruitment Company Midlands Ltd
Location
Droitwich
Salary
£8.05/hour
Posted
31 Oct 2018
Closes
29 Jan 2019
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
We are recruiting, on behalf of our client, for Residential Support Workers.

Ø To support the Service Users living at on-site through person-centred approaches to reach their full potential.

Ø To have a good understanding of the Service Users needs, especially their Autistic Spectrum Condition and how to meet those needs.

Ø To respond to each individual with foresight and flexibility, understanding their behaviour, that others may perceive as challenging.

Ø To enable Service Users to achieve independence as far as possible, in all areas of their life, by providing appropriate information, opportunity, advice and support.

Ø To support Service Users to communicate effectively, understanding each person's specific communication needs.

Ø To work within the context of company Policies and Procedures, guidelines and protocols.

Ø To maintain confidentiality at all times.

Ø To support the Service User in the management of their health and well-being, and to provide personal care as required.

The right candidate will:

Ø Demonstrate the knowledge and ability to promote the dignity and individuality of Service Users and encourage self-independence and choice.

Ø Demonstrate ability to relate professionally and respectfully to Service Users who have autistic spectrum disorders, learning disabilities and complex needs.

Ø Good verbal and written communication skills.

Ø Demonstrate the level of maturity to undertake the responsibility of the post.

Ø Ability to work autonomously and productively as part of a team.

Ø Ability to work effectively within a staff team and under own initiative when required.

Ø Ability to act calmly and appropriately in a crisis.

Ø Ability to demonstrate reliability.

Ø Ability to work within a specific shift system.

Ø Demonstrate the ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.

DESIRABLE SKILLS

Ø Experience in working with adults who have Autistic Spectrum Disorders / Learning Disabilities.

Ø QCF Level 2/3 in Adult Health and Social Care or equivalent (NVQ).

Ø Full clean, driving license.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please e-mail your current CV to Chris Green, and call on (phone number removed)

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