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Residential Support Worker

  • Location:

    York, North Yorkshire

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    Adult care services

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  • Published:

    21 days ago

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Job Description

Support Worker - Adults with severe complex needs
Salary £19,302-£19760
Permanent Position
Based in York

We are currently recruiting for Support Workers on behalf of their client who provide care to vulnerable adults with severe complex needs. Our client strives to ensure their support fits perfectly and delivers the right solution to improve and enrich the lives of all they serve.
The Role includes:

  • Physically undertaking personal care including moving and handling
  • Supporting individuals with leisure activities
  • Working from planned rotas, including sleeping-in support shifts as required
  • Provide, as a member of a team, 24-hour personal care and holistic enabling support
  • Communicating effectively using the tools and reporting process appropriately
  • Keep individuals free from any form of harm or abuse and protecting everyone`s safety
  • Attend and participate in; team meetings, required e-knowledge, local and central training
  • Be adaptable to meet the changing needs of the role
  • Building relationships by working together, networking and integration
  • Demonstrate proactive and positive engagement at all times, implementing our care and support enabling approach
  • Consistently delivering each person`s support and risk management plans
  • Achieving agreed `forecasted outcomes` (My outcomes) with each individual

The ideal candidate:
" Can demonstrate positive understanding and attitudes of equality towards vulnerable people
" Can proactively deal with stress/pressure and can seek guidance when needed
" Has the ability to work as part of a team
" Will have willingness to attend staff meetings and in-house training where necessary
" Has basic computer skills
" Presents themselves in a professional manner at all times

The requirements although desirable but not essential:
" Has own transport and a full clean licence
" Has a clear DBS and safeguarding Proof of ID
" Previous experience of working with vulnerable adults with complex needs
" Relevant training and qualifications within a social care setting - MAPA trained
Please forward your CV to apply as soon as possible


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