Residential Support Worker

This is a full time, permanent vacancy, whereby if you are successful you will be employed directly by the business.

I am recruiting for a large highly reputable organisation based in the Shrewsbury area.

The company support a client base for children with learning disabilities, autism, Asperger's and mental health.

With an extensive training package on offer and competitive salary, this is the perfect opportunity for a Residential Support Worker with Children and provides room for progression.

People with no experience looking to pursue a new career within health and social care will be considered.

Salary starting from £16475rising to £17224(dependant on completion of Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare), Plus a minimum of £2000 per annum for sleep in duties.

Responsibilities of residentail Support Worker:

Responsibilities for a Residential Support Worker with Children:-

• Contribute to the effective implementation of individual programmes by supporting learning, independence and experiences.

• Assisting with the completion of care plans, risk assessments, incident reports and daily reports

• Supporting clients with morning and evening routines

• Supporting clients with challenging behaviour and adopting de-escalation techniques

• Supporting client s with in house and external activities

• Promote strong communication with both clients and staff team to ensure handover are accurate and factual

• Maintain professional relationships with clients, family and external healthcare professionals Adhering to company policies and procedures

Person Specification for residentail Support Worker:

Person Specification for a Residential Support Worker with Children:-

• Due to the location of the business and shift patterns, all applicants must hold a full driving licence and have access to their own vehicles

• Staff must be flexible with shift patterns

• You must be confident and competent when support clients with challenging behaviour

• Training to NVQ standard would be advantageous but not essential as training is provided

• Experience within a Health and Social Care would be advantageous but not essential

• All applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and 5 years referencing

• This is a full time permanent vacancy based within the Shrewsbury area

Additional information:


• Competitive salary

• Childcare Vouchers

• Pension

• Bike to work scheme

• Employee Assistance Programme

If this exciting opportunity is of interest to yourself please apply immediately or call Matt Grech on 01743453158, alternatively email

  • Rate: £16,475 - 17,224 per year + Sleep In Allowance
  • Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Safehands Recruitment
  • Contact: Matt Grech
  • Tel: 01743453158
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 0000000025
  • Posted: 2016-10-07 15:56:59 -

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