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Support Worker MH

  • Location:

    Halifax, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Specialist social care

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £9 per hour

  • Contact:


  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    3 days ago

  • Duration:


  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    04/04/22 21:06:00

Job Description

Residential Support Worker
Waking Nights

Full & Part times shifts available
Hourly Rate £9 an hour (12 hour shifts) All shifts available

Are you double vaccinated against covid19?

Do you have experience in working in Residential Care?

Do you have experience in working with Young People with Challenging Behaviours?

4 bedded children`s residential accommodation which offers a safe living environment for a range of mental health needs and abilities including Deaf people age 16+, who have experienced multiple issues. All the young people use British Sign Language to communicate. The support they offer is to stabilise challenging behaviours through effective communication and behaviour support programmes to enable the young people progress to independent living.

Full Induction Training will be provided however some experience of working in a similar setting is essential as the circumstances of the people being supported will be complex. Mapa training would be a benefit but not essential. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

Roles & Responsibilities
" Support individuals with mental health and learning difficulties
" Flexible staff to join the team in providing focused support, enabling people to live as independently as possible.
" Provide practical empowering support to clients in an enabling way, including encouraging and supporting them to undertake the day-to-day aspects of daily life, including when required, helping them to take medication in line with the support plan and standard operating procedures
" Use British Sign Language (BSL) to communicate with young people (not essential)
" Work in line with the agreed support plan for the individual, ensuring that goals are actively worked towards and developed, to achieve the maximum level of independence for the individual.
" Support the individual to learn to use small pieces of equipment and assistive technology as appropriate to maximise their independence.
" To undertake ongoing review and monitoring of an individual`s progress against the goals set in the Support Plan and report progress.
" To act as a key worker for clients

If you would like to find out more about these roles or have an informal chat please contact Jazz Kaur on 07483459311 or email on


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