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Residential Support Worker

Term : Waking Nights - Permanent Full Time
Location : Corbridge, Northumberland
Industry : Social Care
Salary : £9.13 per hour
Email address : permanent@pin-point.co.uk

START - IMMEDIATE OR SHORT NOTICE
We are requiring a Night Support Worker to work within Residential Services with young adults who have Learning Disabilities and Mental Health.

As a residential unit, some sleep over shifts will be required along with a flexible approach to rotas.
You will be supporting Young Adults in a residential setting by promoting, supporting and challenging them to make progress and achieve their fullest potential.

? Support with independent living and functional skills development
? Provide guidance, support and encouragement to young people working
? Keep accurate written records/reports as required.
? Be a key worker for one or more young people as required.
? Support young people towards managing their own behaviour
? Assist with medical needs which may include the administration of medication.
? Support with personal care at times, following individual care plans

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have previous experience within care and support or within Special Education Need environments who are looking for a step into residential support.

As a Support Worker, it is important to be highly motivated and passionate about providing person centred support to make a difference to others

? Driving License is desirable due to the location
? Experience working with Learning Difficulties, Autism, Complex Needs
? Ability to manage challenging behaviour
? Hold/Willing to work towards qualification in Healthcare or Similar
? Ability to manage time effectively, prioritise tasks and meet deadlines

Due to the role starting at short notice, a DBS on the Update service is desirable.
Please contact Teagan or Julie at Pin Point with your CV to apply and be considered for the role or contact our Gateshead o