Residential Support Worker

8.21 - 8.21 GBP Hourly + GBP8.21/hour
19 Apr 2019
07 May 2019
Contract Type
We are recruiting, on behalf of our client, for Residential Support Workers.
?? To support the Service Users living at on-site through person-centred approaches to reach their full potential.
?? To have a good understanding of the Service Users needs, especially their Autistic Spectrum Condition and how to meet those needs.
?? To respond to each individual with foresight and flexibility, understanding their behaviour, that others may perceive as challenging.
?? 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.
?? To support Service Users to communicate effectively, understanding each person's specific communication needs.
?? To work within the context of company Policies and Procedures, guidelines and protocols.
?? To maintain confidentiality at all times.
?? 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:
?? Demonstrate the knowledge and ability to promote the dignity and individuality of Service Users and encourage self-independence and choice.
?? Demonstrate ability to relate professionally and respectfully to Service Users who have autistic spectrum disorders, learning disabilities and complex needs.
?? Good verbal and written communication skills.
?? Demonstrate the level of maturity to undertake the responsibility of the post.
?? Ability to work autonomously and productively as part of a team.
?? Ability to work effectively within a staff team and under own initiative when required.
?? Ability to act calmly and appropriately in a crisis.
?? Ability to demonstrate reliability.
?? Ability to work within a specific shift system.
?? Demonstrate the ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
?? Experience in working with adults who have Autistic Spectrum Disorders / Learning Disabilities.
?? QCF Level 2/3 in Adult Health and Social Care or equivalent (NVQ).
?? 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)