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Residential Support Worker

Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
£9.50 to £11.00 Per Hour
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
DegreeSix is a specialist recruitment agency, we are looking for experienced support workers to work alongside a permanent staff team. As a Residential Support Worker, you will be making a vital difference, providing consistency with the home and supporting on daily activities this summer with exciting trips to the beach, theme parks and educational activities. The clients we are recruiting for specialise with a variety of young adults within 3-5 bedded residential homes. We need staff who have experience with challenging behaviours, learning disabilities, mental health and emotional and behavioural needs. You will be working on a 1:1 and 2:1 bases with the young adults supporting with day-to-day activities. You will be supporting an established team and ensuring a smooth running of the service, with a variety of shift patterns, these being long days, waking nights and sleeps. The role includes: Organising and accompanying the young adults on social activities and appointments Building relationships with service users Recording the activity & reporting key aspects of their care Promoting independence and developing their life skills Requirements of the role Full UK driving licence, this is not essential but an advantage 3+ Months of experience supporting people with disabilities Enhanced DBS on the Update Service (Optional) In addition to unparalleled levels of job satisfaction, you will receive: Flexible shifts these including long days sleeps and waking nights on a rota bases Ongoing training including the opportunity to complete a work-based diploma Hourly rates between £9.50 and £11 per hour + Sleep Overpayments (£19,000-£22,000 + s/o full-time equivalent) Holiday pay alongside your working hours Enhanced bank holiday pay (Double time in most cases) Once the temp hours are completed a direct transition into a full-time, permanent position with opportunities to complete the NVQ Level 3 The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service or provide Update Service subscription details
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  • Job Reference: 705460282-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Location: Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
  • Salary: £9.50 to £11.00 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: Annual Leave
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Temporary