Residential Support Worker

Recruiter
Safehands Recruitment Limited
Location
Ross-on-Wye
Salary
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Posted
18 Jun 2019
Closes
24 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Do you want to work with an expanding care provider that supports adults with social, educational and economical disadvantages?
If the answer is yes then apply today!
We are looking for Residential support workers within the Ross-on-Wye area to provide 24-hour care to adults. These adults may have learning disabilities, physical disabilities or complex needs within residential settings.
The Rota is made on a 4-5-week basis with the shift patterns being: Earlies -07:00- 14:15 and Lates - 14:00-21:30
Pay Rate is: GBP8.25 (currently under review)
As part of your role as a Support Worker you will be required to:
  • To support service users in developing and maintaining positive relationships with family and friends
  • To assist service users to access Health Care and participate in the development of health care plans Support with domestic duties and food preparation
  • To support service users in participating in general household tasks: i.e. cleaning, cooking, shopping, gardening etc.
  • To provide personal care for service users which may involve intimate personal care and administering medication
  • To complete administrative duties in keeping with the home i.e.: report writing, meeting attendance, updating of care records.
  • To drive or accompany a service user to appointments, activities and holidays as required.
  • To maintain confidentiality always.
Does this sound like you?
  • Previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities or vulnerable adults is desirable
  • NVQ or equivalent is desirable, however training will be provided where required
  • Full driving licence and access to own vehicle is advantageous although not essential
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Idealistic Support Worker traits; caring, reliable, trustworthy, flexible, empathetic, passionate
  • Respect for people's rights to independent lifestyles
If this exciting opportunity is of interest to you please apply immediately or contact me on , alternatively email your CV to