Residential Support Worker-Supported Living

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

I am recruiting for one of Safehands Recruitments prestigious clients based in the Shrewsbury area for Residential Support Worker.

You will be working as part of a large community of specialised workers where training and development is provided.

You will support adults with a range of learning difficulties, autism, communication difficulties, challenging behaviours and other complex needs within a spacious residential site.

Salary starting from £16,231 rising to £16,969, Plus a minimum of £2000 per annum for sleep in duties.

Responsibilities of Residential Support Worker-Supported Living:

• Assisting clients with all aspects of personal care, promoting self help and independence inline with care plans

• Assisting the administration of medication

• Assisting with domestic duties

• Supporting clients to access the community

• Managing challenging behaviour in a safe and effective manner

• Undertake regular sleep in duties

• Participate in regular review meetings and risk assessments

• Attend and contribute to team meetings

• To maintain knowledge and operate within current legislation and company polices and procedures

• Promote in dependence and develop a trusting relationship with the clients

• Maintain confidentiality at all times

• Report any concerns that may indicate safety and well being is being compromised

• To undertake all mandatory training inline with company policies and procedures

Person Specification for Residential Support Worker-Supported Living:

• 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 supporting clients with challenging behaviour

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

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

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

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: £16,231 - 16,969 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: 0000000106
  • Posted: 2016-10-07 15:58:30 -

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