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Residential Support Worker

  • Location:

    Hereford, Herefordshire

  • Sector:

    Services for children

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £17628 - £19851 per annum

  • Contact:

    Hannah

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Job ref:

    HW/231467_1624286334

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    21/07/2021

Job Description

Residential Support Worker
Full Time
£17,628 - £ 19,851


We are working with a well established client based in Hereford who are looking for Residential Support Workers to work with them on a permanent, full time basis.

The service provides individualised care and education programmes for children and young people aged 11 to 19 years, with severe learning disabilities, autism and challenging behaviour.

As a Support Worker you will work within the school as well as residential settings, plan activities & day trips and deliver personal care. You will also experience challenging behaviour, but they will provide you with the appropriate training and a series of shadow shifts so you can be confident in your ability to handle these situations safely.
The role involves working a 3 week rolling rota pattern including evening and weekend work. This is includes two double shifts occurring every 3 weeks and a mixture of early and late shifts.

What we are looking for:

  • An ability to identify and undertake any training necessary to develop within the role.
  • Calm and even tempered.
  • A natural respect for the dignity and individuality of residents.
  • A valid current driving licence
  • Previous experience within a residential setting (desirable)
  • Experience of severe learning difficulties and/or challenging behaviour (desirable)


What you get in return:

  • Good Pension Scheme
  • Travel Allowance & Employee Assistance Programme
  • paid induction and training time
  • paid sick pay
  • good internal progression opportunities
  • 30 days paid annual leave

Please apply today if you would like to start an exciting and rewarding career!

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