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Date Added: Fri 13/11/2020

Support Worker - Adult Residential

Bromyard, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £17628 - £19558 / annually

Role: Support Worker - Adult Residential *Permanent Contract*

Contract: Full Time Contract 37 hour contract on a 3 week rolling rota
Rota Pattern: mixture of earlies and lates 07:30am -14:30pm or 14:00pm -21:30pm
Training: They offer an extensive training package and internal progression.  After 6-month probation they also offer Level 3

Salary: £17,628- £19,558 (range dependent on experience, salary will increase on a salary scale once employed)

I am recruiting for one of Safehands Recruitments prestigious clients based in the Herefordshire area. You will be working as part of a large community of specialised workers to support adults with a range of learning difficulties, autism, communication difficulties, challenging behaviours, and other complex needs within a spacious residential site. The site consists of a number of self-contained bungalows where you will be supporting the client to gain independence and personal skills.

Excellent opportunities and bonuses are offered to workers such as NVQs, 2 week induction programme and 30 days annual leave per year. Working hours include earlies and lates, on a rota basis including weekdays and weekends. Full driving licence is essential.

• Assisting clients with all aspects of personal care, promoting self-help and independence in-line with care plans and supporting with moving and handling techniques
• Assisting the administration of medication
• Assisting with domestic duties
• Supporting clients to access the community
• Participate in regular review meetings and risk assessments
• Attend and contribute to team meetings
• Managing challenging behaviour in a safe and effective manner
• To maintain knowledge and operate within current legislation and company policies 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 wellbeing is being compromised
• To undertake all mandatory training in line with company policies and procedure

Person Specification:
• Staff must be flexible with shift patterns
• Willingness to train to NVQ standard
• Good values and aspiration to want to work in the Health and Social Care sector
• 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


• Fully funded Diploma Level 3 in Health and Social Care with on-site tutorial support

• Advantageous shift patterns

• Opportunities for internal progression, for example to Shift Leader and Home Manager

• Pension Scheme
• Childcare Voucher Scheme
• Comprehensive training and support given in:
• Safeguarding
• Positive Behaviour Management
• Autism Awareness
• Equality and Diversity
• First Aid
• Food safety
• Epilepsy awareness
• Mental capacity act and deprivation of liberties (adult care)
• The opportunity to make a difference to someone's life and wellbeing
• Travel Scheme available to help support with travel costs
• A working day that allows you to bring your interests into work for the benefit of those in our care - for example: walking, trips out shopping, sports and recreational activities

Candidates with no experience looking to pursue a new career within Health and Social Care will be considered.  Will consider cand

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