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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 one of Safehands Recruitments prestigious clients based in the Stoke area for Residential Support Worker with Children.

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

You will support young adults 18-25 years old with a range of mental health, challenging behaviours and other complex needs within a spacious residential site.

Shifts are long days, sleep ins, waking nights - these are worked on a rota basis.

You will need to be prepared to work days and nights.

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

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

Responsibilities of Support Worker With Young Adults:

• Promoting self help and independence inline with care plans

• Assisting with domestic duties

• Working closely with teaching staff, social workers and external professionals in a professional manner

• 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

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


Person Specification for Support Worker With Young Adults:

• 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

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


Additional information:

•A competitive salary

•Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training

•A generous annual leave entitlement



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

  • Rate: £7.50 - 9.50 per hour + overtime
  • Location: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Safehands Recruitment
  • Contact: Matt Grech
  • Tel: 01743 453158
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: Stoke01
  • Posted: 2016-10-12 15:03:12 -

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