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Residential Support Worker

RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT WORKER

? Term : Permanent Full Time
? Location : Corbridge, Northumberland
? Industry : Social Care
? Salary : £9.13 per hour

START - IMMEDIATE OR SHORT NOTICE

We are requiring a Permanent Support Worker to work with one of our clients.

You will be working 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.

For further details on this excellent opportunity to join a leading local employer




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