Residential Support Worker

  • Widnes
  • Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited

Widnes. Residential Support Worker. Full-Time, flexible working pattern including sleeps. Your new company Hays Social Care are proud to be working in partnership with a number of outstanding adult's residential services in Widnes and the surrounding area, as they require motivated and hard-working Support Workers for long term vacancies. The homes we are currentlysupporting care for vulnerable adults with challenging behaviours, mental health diagnosis, learning difficulties, and complex needs such as disabilities. Your new role As a Residential Support Worker, your day-to-day will involve working closely alongside the residents to promote their independence and build their self-esteem by taking them on days out, organising key appointments, and providing general support and structureto their lives. You will build strong constructive relations with residents as to understand their needs and background in turn this will ensure that they are at the forefront of all operations. Other duties will include but are not limited to, providing transportfor the service users to ensure they have access to different provisions, general administrative duties including paperwork, days out including social events, shopping, swimming etc, therapy sessions, and most importantly encourage independence and build self-esteem What you'll need to succeed In order to be considered for the role you must have a minimum of 6 months referenceable experience supporting vulnerable adults. Other desirable requirements are:

  • A full UK driving license is advantageous but not essential
  • Level 2 Health and Social Care qualification or equivalent is advantageous but not essential

What you'll get in return

  • Free training
  • Free DBS
  • Free parking
  • Highly competitive hourly and sleep rate
  • Holiday entitlement
  • Disturbance pay during sleeps
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Flexible working options

What you need to do now If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.