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Residential Support Worker

Outcomes First Group

Farnborough, HC
Today
Farnborough, HC
Today
Residential Support Worker
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Job Title:         Residential Support Worker

Location:         Thatcham

Salary:              £23,778 - £25,648 (£9.00 - £9.50 per hour)

Hours:              7 days on 7 days off, rolling rota

Contract:          Permanent

Can you enrich the lives of young people as a Residential Support Worker?

We are looking for responsible, caring people to join our fantastic team at Ramsworth Cottage in Thatcham as Residential Support Worker. As a Residential Support Worker, you will support our children and young people in their daily lives, ensuring they are safe, comfortable, and healthy.

This is a great opportunity to start or continue your career in care, working as part of a team committed to helping children with varied and complex needs. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure and you will be working in a setting where we maintain a strong safeguarding culture, where children and young people are listened to, respected and involved in as many decisions as possible.

Our Residential Support Workers carry out an essential and varied role to provide the individual, bespoke, support required by the children and young people in our care. You will chaperone the children to appointments and activities such as shopping or trips to the zoo, complete relevant paperwork, deliver personal care, undertake household tasks, and where appropriate administer medication.

When it comes to looking after our children, we never settle for second best. We are looking for a Residential Support Worker, who shares our vision to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK, to be happy and to make their way in the world.

Previous experience in a care setting would be great but isn’t essential as full training will be given, and the right motivation, personal qualities and levels of resilience are just as important. These roles are ideal for people working in customer facing industries including retail, hospitality and leisure, looking for a new role that makes a real difference to children’s lives and futures.

Already qualified to or willing to work towards your NVQ3 in Health & Social Care, you will be calm, engaging, resilient, able to work the required shifts, and be motivated to provide a safe, caring environment where every child can thrive.

 

About us:

Ramsworth Cottage is an Ofsted registered independent children’s homes offering residential care for children & young people with social, emotional and mental health difficulties. The home is based in Berkshire offers a therapeutic model of care to the children we support which is designed to provide an enriching and positive environment. The home is supported by a specialist independent Ofsted registered school that provides our residents a broad, balance and differentiated curriculum to support their personal and academic needs. The home is approximately 10 miles from Newbury and are within easy access from Swindon, Andover, Basingstoke and Reading. 

Acorn Education & Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist education and residential care for vulnerable children and young people. As part of Outcomes First Group we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.

 

Why join us?

We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment and the chance to be part of a fantastic multidisciplinary team, who work hard and support each other to deliver personalised, bespoke education & care. Our benefits package includes free parking, shopping discounts and cashback via our ‘Rewards Hub’, and access to content on mindfulness, fitness, recipes and much more as part of our ‘Your Wellbeing Matters’ programme.

As well as opportunities for internal promotion, you will have access to high-quality Continuing Professional Development to help pursue your own personal goals. We also offer accredited training programmes including Diplomas and NVQs, supplemented by ongoing learning opportunities.

Ultimately, all of our roles give you the opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference.

Acorn Education and Care is part of Outcomes First Group. We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully Enhanced DBS.

 

 

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Residential Support Worker

Outcomes First Group

Farnborough, HC
Today
Farnborough, HC
Today
Residential Support Worker
When registering to this job board you will be redirected to the online application form. Please ensure that this is completed in full in order that your application can be reviewed.

Job Title:         Residential Support Worker

Location:         Thatcham

Salary:              £23,778 - £25,648 (£9.00 - £9.50 per hour)

Hours:              7 days on 7 days off, rolling rota

Contract:          Permanent

Can you enrich the lives of young people as a Residential Support Worker?

We are looking for responsible, caring people to join our fantastic team at Ramsworth Cottage in Thatcham as Residential Support Worker. As a Residential Support Worker, you will support our children and young people in their daily lives, ensuring they are safe, comfortable, and healthy.

This is a great opportunity to start or continue your career in care, working as part of a team committed to helping children with varied and complex needs. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure and you will be working in a setting where we maintain a strong safeguarding culture, where children and young people are listened to, respected and involved in as many decisions as possible.

Our Residential Support Workers carry out an essential and varied role to provide the individual, bespoke, support required by the children and young people in our care. You will chaperone the children to appointments and activities such as shopping or trips to the zoo, complete relevant paperwork, deliver personal care, undertake household tasks, and where appropriate administer medication.

When it comes to looking after our children, we never settle for second best. We are looking for a Residential Support Worker, who shares our vision to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK, to be happy and to make their way in the world.

Previous experience in a care setting would be great but isn’t essential as full training will be given, and the right motivation, personal qualities and levels of resilience are just as important. These roles are ideal for people working in customer facing industries including retail, hospitality and leisure, looking for a new role that makes a real difference to children’s lives and futures.

Already qualified to or willing to work towards your NVQ3 in Health & Social Care, you will be calm, engaging, resilient, able to work the required shifts, and be motivated to provide a safe, caring environment where every child can thrive.

 

About us:

Ramsworth Cottage is an Ofsted registered independent children’s homes offering residential care for children & young people with social, emotional and mental health difficulties. The home is based in Berkshire offers a therapeutic model of care to the children we support which is designed to provide an enriching and positive environment. The home is supported by a specialist independent Ofsted registered school that provides our residents a broad, balance and differentiated curriculum to support their personal and academic needs. The home is approximately 10 miles from Newbury and are within easy access from Swindon, Andover, Basingstoke and Reading. 

Acorn Education & Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist education and residential care for vulnerable children and young people. As part of Outcomes First Group we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.

 

Why join us?

We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment and the chance to be part of a fantastic multidisciplinary team, who work hard and support each other to deliver personalised, bespoke education & care. Our benefits package includes free parking, shopping discounts and cashback via our ‘Rewards Hub’, and access to content on mindfulness, fitness, recipes and much more as part of our ‘Your Wellbeing Matters’ programme.

As well as opportunities for internal promotion, you will have access to high-quality Continuing Professional Development to help pursue your own personal goals. We also offer accredited training programmes including Diplomas and NVQs, supplemented by ongoing learning opportunities.

Ultimately, all of our roles give you the opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference.

Acorn Education and Care is part of Outcomes First Group. We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully Enhanced DBS.

 

 

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Female Bank Support Worker

Sussex HR

Twickenham, London
6 days ago
Twickenham, London
£13 - £15 Per Hour
6 days ago
£13 - £15 Per Hour

**FEMALE BANK SUPPORT WORKER REQUIRED - TWICKENHAM

£13.00 - £15.00 per hour

A fantastic opportunity to work as a Female Bank Support Worker with an engaging 9-year-old boy based in Twickenham.  This happy little boy needs his Support Workers to be engaging and interactive whilst supporting him within the family home.  It is an essential requirement of this role that you should be fluent in English and Indian Punjabi or Hindi.

Working as a Bank Support Worker, you will play a key role in providing support on a 1-to-1 basis within the family home with the requirement to participate in physiotherapy, sensory and hydrotherapy sessions with the Client.

Bank Support Worker Rates

•Monday to Friday - £13.00 per hour
•Weekends - £15.00 per hour
•Bank Holidays – 1.5 x the weekday hourly rate

The Client

Our client has cerebral palsy (level 5) which affects his mobility and gross motor skills, and he has significant cognitive impairment.  He is peg fed and unable to communicate verbally or move independently and therefore requires support in all areas of his life, including personal care.

The role requires the individual to undertake personal care, manual handling and to support with his therapy.  Our client enjoys water and hydrotherapy sessions, so you will be required to take him into the swimming pool, as having access to water relieves muscle stiffness and pain. The successful candidate will be supported and offered training from the MDT team, to participate in his rehabilitation programme and to adhere to the protocols in the care plans.

Hobbies & Interests

Our Client is encouraged to live as full and comfortable a life as possible, so social and recreational activities are vital, together with supporting with his communication and visual responses.

He likes to go out for walks and particularly enjoys music, sensory play and bubbles.  He is an enthusiastic participant in his therapy sessions.

Person Specification

·      Fluent in English and Indian Punjabi or Hindi
·      Experience of working with clients with complex care needs would be an advantage.
·      Experience of working as a Support Worker is essential.
·      NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care (or similar) desirable.
·      Comfortable in water to participate in hydrotherapy.
·      Good written English communication skills essential.
·      Full clean UK driving licence is desirable.

*Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9.

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Support Worker

Cameron Clarke Associates t/a talent-finder

Wokingham, HC
1 day ago
Wokingham, HC
£9.01 - £10.2 Per Hour
1 day ago
£9.01 - £10.2 Per Hour

Support Worker

An exciting position has become available for a Support Worker to join a friendly team based in Berkshire. Contracted and zero hours contracts are available, dependent on staff availability/customer demand.

The successful candidate will earn:

Standard Hours - £9.01 per hour

Weekends - £10.20 per hour

Unsociable hours - £9.43 per hour

As a Support Worker you will be a key member of the team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to service users. Through a creative and caring approach, you will build good relationships with both service users and their families, supporting service users in the planning of goals and in living as independently as possible whilst ensuring their safety. Actively engaging and participating in activities is often key to the role, so energy and initiative are vital skills; experience however is not essential, providing you have a willingness to learn and the compassion and patience needed to support.

Role Requirements

•A positive attitude towards people using support
•The ability to work independently
•Good verbal and written communication skills
•A willingness to train in essential areas
•A methodical and mature approach to solving problems, scoping options, and looking at alternatives
•Patient, thorough, determined, organised, friendly, and approachable, strong team player, committed to the care industry
•At least 18 years old
•Appointments will be subject to a satisfactory DBS (criminal record) check.
•Driver with access to own vehicle and happy to take clients in your car (will require business car insurance)
•Previous experience of providing care or support, either professionally or personally
•Able and willing to provide personal care (assistance with washing, toileting, and dressing) to some customers as required.

Role Responsibilities

•Undertake all direct support and care tasks as required by the company and their customers
•Complete records and reports as required by the company and the person supported
•Contribute to the fulfilment and development of customers
•Follow the support or care plans and any related guidelines of the people being supported
•Undertake training in line with the company and CQC requirements
•Attend staff team meetings and participate in supervisions and appraisals as required
•Be aware of and follow all company policies and procedures and guidelines
•Maintain the confidentiality of information relating to the company and the people they support
•Comply with the Care Quality Commission Standards and any other relevant legislation relating to a customer
•Liaise with customers, families and relevant professionals as directed and required
•Inform the company of any problems, concerns or issues relating to a customer, their support or safety
•Maintain personal awareness of the business and undertake training as necessary
•Uphold and promote the ethics and social values of the company
•In accordance with the provisions of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and of other persons who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work; and cooperate with the company to enable the organisation to perform or comply with its duties under statutory health and safety provisions.

Company + Benefits

Our client is a community owned, not-for-profit social enterprise that provides flexible and innovative social care to the local community. Their business is small but growing, and they expect all staff to have a “hands on” attitude and be willing to help in all areas. The company are owned by their customers and staff, and the values of rights, respect and responsibility are integral to the company. Their reputation is their most asset. A team of 80+ field-based support workers deliver approximately 1,500 hours a week of innovative care-in-the-community to over 130 vulnerable adults in the Wokingham, Bracknell and Reading area.

Our client offers a highly rewarding, flexible, and stable career with the opportunity to gain qualifications and seniority if desired.

Why should you apply?

•To join a fantastic company
•To become part of a great team
•To showcase your knowledge and skill set

If you’re the ideal candidate our client is looking for, please send your CV by clicking the APPLY button

Keywords: Support Worker, Support, Care, Caring, Service Users, DBS, Contract, Zero Hours Contract, Driver, Vehicle

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Support Worker

Randstad Education

Dorking, HC
3 days ago
Dorking, HC
£9.02 - £9.89 Per Hour
3 days ago
£9.02 - £9.89 Per Hour

Do you want a job where no day is ever the same?
Are you looking for a company that can offer you progression and support?
Do you want to work in an award winning team that is committed to supporting the needs of vulnerable adults?
If you answered yes then this is the company for you!

Larger than life (and larger than average) setting in Dorking, Surrey is looking for an inspiring support worker to join their well established team on a full time basis from April 2021. This position is permanent and needed 37.5 hours a week. Applicants for this role must be available for day, night and weekend shifts. The setting is a part residential hospital and is there to support the needs of vulnerable adults from 18+ years. The residents at this setting are welcomed from all walks of life and as a result there is a high proportion of SEN and EAL. This is a spacious and modern site with lots of transitional and outdoor spaces. Senior leadership are long standing and heavily involved with an open door policy and are available to support all at any opportunity. This setting can offer you career progression opportunities and on site training.

Benefits:
Onsite parking
Brilliant and modern setting with outdoor spaces
Flexible shifts
Brilliant rates of pay
Access to Free CPD course and Safeguarding Training/courses
Supportive and available senior leadership team

All applicants for this position must have the following requirements to be considered:
Relevant care/support worker experience (Must be able to provide references)
SEN experience
Eligibility to work in the UK

This position is a once and a lifetime opportunity so apply now to be in with a chance of securing this dream job! The skies the limit with this setting! To learn more about this opportunity please email Bryony.dicara@randstadeducation.co.uk

This role is open to receiving applications over the next two weeks. Within a week of the closing date, appropriate applicants will begin a three-stage interview process, after which shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend the final stage of the interview process with appropriate school leadership.

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Support Worker

Randstad Care

Surbiton, London
Today
Surbiton, London
£10.05 - £11.33 Per Hour
Today
£10.05 - £11.33 Per Hour

We have an amazing opportunity for experienced Support Workers to provide care and support services for children and young adults with learning disabilities; those in need of some additional support to meet their aspirations. Our client will be offering full time rolling rota and day shifts or night shifts are available.
The successful candidate will be offered:
  • full-time hours on a temp to perm contract
  • ongoing training and support
  • working with a motivated and caring team
  • dedicated consultant and career advice

Essential skills:
  • good communication and listening skills
  • the ability to build and maintain rapport with adults and children
  • calmness under pressure and when dealing with challenging or confrontational behaviour
  • flexibility and adaptability
  • commitment to making a positive difference to the lives of service users
  • a positive, non-judgemental, empathetic and sensitive approach

We will also consider non-experienced candidates with excellent attitudes who want to get into the sector and make a positive impact on people's life. Please send your CV today!
If you would like to be a part of this unique team and continue to help them provide the highest standards of care then please contact me today - call Dorota on 02038706355
Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.
Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.
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Support Worker

Randstad Education

Dorking, HC
14 days ago
Dorking, HC
£17k - £17.5k Per Year
14 days ago
£17k - £17.5k Per Year

Are you looking for career progression opportunities?
Can you promote independence and improve social skills in young adults with SEN?
Would you like a Monday-Friday Support Worker role with zero night shifts?
A fabulous day centre for young adults with Autism and associated learning difficulties are looking for passionate and compassionate Learning Support Workers. This is a great opportunity to build strong and positive relationships with brilliant young people and help them to find the independence and confidence they will need when they leave school. You will find yourself getting stuck into fun, outdoor educational trips, and an interactive and practical curriculum!
Benefits of working for Randstad:
-Advice and editing on your current CV
-Career advice
-Team teach training
-Great market knowledge to match you to your perfect role
-Exclusive online services
-Dedicated consultant throughout your journey
-Online e-learning training modules
-On call 24/7
School Benefits:
-Access to all school facilities
-CPD opportunities available for all staff
-Free hot meal
-On-site Speech & Language and Occupational Therapists
-Off-site activities such as horse-riding, swimming, shopping and Park visits
-Opportunity to complete CABAS training
-On-site parking
Your responsibilities will include:
- Supporting Clients' participation in social, leisure, educational and employment opportunities within the local community
- Providing the support and care identified in students' individual learning plans
- Encouraging and enabling students to maintain acceptable levels of personal and environmental hygiene
- Participating in relevant training to achieve required qualifications and attend mandatory training days/courses, on or off site, as and when required
- Interacting and participating with the students in the development of skills, supporting pupils to reach their potential for independence
An ideal candidate may possess the following skills and capabilities:
- Experience of working with adults or children with learning or communication difficulties
- 5 GCSE's with minimum Grade C/ level 4 or equivalent, including Maths and English Language
- The desire to help others to enjoy learning and develop independence
- Display honest, trustworthy & ethical behaviour at all times
-Own means of transport
If this sounds like the perfect role for and you are ready for you next challenge, apply now as interviews are currently being held!
For more information about this role or to apply, contact Emily Stokes on 01293 527416 or email emily.stokes@randstadeducation.co.uk
If this isn't the right role for you, we have an array of positions in the Sussex, Surrey and Brighton & Hove area which may also be of interest to you.
Randstad Education maintains the highest standard of child safety and compliance when placing candidates into schools. Any successful candidates will be subject to the compliance process that also includes the enhanced DBS check.

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Support Worker

Randstad Care

Kingston upon Thames, London
Today
Kingston upon Thames, London
£10.05 - £11.33 Per Hour
Today
£10.05 - £11.33 Per Hour

I have a fantastic opportunity that involves supporting children with autism aged between the ages of 5-21 in Kingston. This is for a waking night role. Shift times are 2030-0730 you would need to be able to work on rolling shift pattern and be able to work every other weekend, you would also need to have a minimum of 1 years care experience. Sound like you? What are you waiting for apply today!!
Benefits for you:
Free on-site parking
Career progression within the organisation
Canteen facilities
Responsibilities:
Adhering to care plans
Carrying out evening routines and putting children to bed
Providing personal care when necessary
Report writing
Carrying out domestic duties where necessary
Doing spot checks on the young people
Following policies and procedures
If this has caught your attention call Orwa today on 02038706355 and press option 1 for an informal chat. Know someone who would be perfect at this role? Refer them to us today and you can be with the chance of winning a £300 love to shop voucher! Due to the nature of the role you will need to be a driver or be able to get to work when the shifts start and finish
Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.
Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.
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Support Worker

Cameron Clarke Associates t/a talent-finder

Wokingham, HC
1 day ago
Wokingham, HC
£9.01 - £10.2 Per Hour
1 day ago
£9.01 - £10.2 Per Hour

Support Worker

An exciting position has become available for a Support Worker to join a friendly team based in Berkshire. Contracted and zero hours contracts are available, dependent on staff availability/customer demand.

The successful candidate will earn:

Standard Hours - £9.01 per hour

Weekends - £10.20 per hour

Unsociable hours - £9.43 per hour

As a Support Worker you will be a key member of the team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to service users. Through a creative and caring approach, you will build good relationships with both service users and their families, supporting service users in the planning of goals and in living as independently as possible whilst ensuring their safety. Actively engaging and participating in activities is often key to the role, so energy and initiative are vital skills; experience however is not essential, providing you have a willingness to learn and the compassion and patience needed to support.

Role Requirements

•A positive attitude towards people using support
•The ability to work independently
•Good verbal and written communication skills
•A willingness to train in essential areas
•A methodical and mature approach to solving problems, scoping options, and looking at alternatives
•Patient, thorough, determined, organised, friendly, and approachable, strong team player, committed to the care industry
•At least 18 years old
•Appointments will be subject to a satisfactory DBS (criminal record) check.
•Driver with access to own vehicle and happy to take clients in your car (will require business car insurance)
•Previous experience of providing care or support, either professionally or personally
•Able and willing to provide personal care (assistance with washing, toileting, and dressing) to some customers as required.

Role Responsibilities

•Undertake all direct support and care tasks as required by the company and their customers
•Complete records and reports as required by the company and the person supported
•Contribute to the fulfilment and development of customers
•Follow the support or care plans and any related guidelines of the people being supported
•Undertake training in line with the company and CQC requirements
•Attend staff team meetings and participate in supervisions and appraisals as required
•Be aware of and follow all company policies and procedures and guidelines
•Maintain the confidentiality of information relating to the company and the people they support
•Comply with the Care Quality Commission Standards and any other relevant legislation relating to a customer
•Liaise with customers, families and relevant professionals as directed and required
•Inform the company of any problems, concerns or issues relating to a customer, their support or safety
•Maintain personal awareness of the business and undertake training as necessary
•Uphold and promote the ethics and social values of the company
•In accordance with the provisions of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and of other persons who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work; and cooperate with the company to enable the organisation to perform or comply with its duties under statutory health and safety provisions.

Company + Benefits

Our client is a community owned, not-for-profit social enterprise that provides flexible and innovative social care to the local community. Their business is small but growing, and they expect all staff to have a “hands on” attitude and be willing to help in all areas. The company are owned by their customers and staff, and the values of rights, respect and responsibility are integral to the company. Their reputation is their most asset. A team of 80+ field-based support workers deliver approximately 1,500 hours a week of innovative care-in-the-community to over 130 vulnerable adults in the Wokingham, Bracknell and Reading area.

Our client offers a highly rewarding, flexible, and stable career with the opportunity to gain qualifications and seniority if desired.

Why should you apply?

•To join a fantastic company
•To become part of a great team
•To showcase your knowledge and skill set

If you’re the ideal candidate our client is looking for, please send your CV by clicking the APPLY button

Keywords: Support Worker, Support, Care, Caring, Service Users, DBS, Contract, Zero Hours Contract, Driver, Vehicle

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Support Worker

Sussex Healthcare

Horsham
5 days ago
Horsham
5 days ago

Join SHC as a Support Worker at Orchard Lodge

The largest provider of residential services in the County, SHC offers specialist care for individuals, offering a range of individualised care packages and promoting personalised care and support. With a head office in Warnham, West Sussex, the company also has an onsite training academy providing around 9,800 courses a year.

Orchard Lodge is a home supporting adults with learning and physical disabilities.

Our vision

Our vision is of a society where each person, regardless of age or ability, is given the opportunity to live their life, their way.

Mission

To deliver best practice by listening, acting and operating in an effective, innovative and evolving way, providing opportunities for those we support, our colleagues and our communities to fulfil their potential.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide compassionate & innovative support to the people we support, observing the wellbeing of the individuals
  • Provide person centred care that reflects on their rights and preferences, ensuring dignity and wellbeing is always maintained
  • Provide personal care to the people we support, complying with SHC procedures and legislation
  • Contributing to the completion of care plans and risk assessments
  • Promoting independence and life skills
  • Support the individuals to participate in activities and social interaction
  • Report incidents as per SHC policies and procedures
  • Remaining up to date with relevant trainings

To be considered for a Support Worker role you must have the following skills:

  • Caring & supportive nature
  • Able to learn new skills and adapt working style to meet the needs of the people we support
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Committed and able to understand the needs of vulnerable people
  • Willing to go the extra mile
  • Must be able to fulfil a full 12-hour shift

Benefits:

  • Training Academy - NVQs in Healthcare and Nursing Apprenticeships
  • Increased annual leave with length of service
  • Free uniform
  • Staff accommodation (subject to meeting specific criteria)
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Employment Assistant Programme
  • Subsidised lunches
  • Transportation service for staff

If you have a caring approach, and a willingness to support people to engage in a meaningful life, then Sussex Healthcare can help you foster your passion. Apply today!

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Full Time

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Residential Support Worker


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Job Title:         Residential Support Worker

Location:         Thatcham

Salary:              £23,778 - £25,648 (£9.00 - £9.50 per hour)

Hours:              7 days on 7 days off, rolling rota

Contract:          Permanent

Can you enrich the lives of young people as a Residential Support Worker?

We are looking for responsible, caring people to join our fantastic team at Ramsworth Cottage in Thatcham as Residential Support Worker. As a Residential Support Worker, you will support our children and young people in their daily lives, ensuring they are safe, comfortable, and healthy.

This is a great opportunity to start or continue your career in care, working as part of a team committed to helping children with varied and complex needs. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure and you will be working in a setting where we maintain a strong safeguarding culture, where children and young people are listened to, respected and involved in as many decisions as possible.

Our Residential Support Workers carry out an essential and varied role to provide the individual, bespoke, support required by the children and young people in our care. You will chaperone the children to appointments and activities such as shopping or trips to the zoo, complete relevant paperwork, deliver personal care, undertake household tasks, and where appropriate administer medication.

When it comes to looking after our children, we never settle for second best. We are looking for a Residential Support Worker, who shares our vision to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK, to be happy and to make their way in the world.

Previous experience in a care setting would be great but isn’t essential as full training will be given, and the right motivation, personal qualities and levels of resilience are just as important. These roles are ideal for people working in customer facing industries including retail, hospitality and leisure, looking for a new role that makes a real difference to children’s lives and futures.

Already qualified to or willing to work towards your NVQ3 in Health & Social Care, you will be calm, engaging, resilient, able to work the required shifts, and be motivated to provide a safe, caring environment where every child can thrive.

 

About us:

Ramsworth Cottage is an Ofsted registered independent children’s homes offering residential care for children & young people with social, emotional and mental health difficulties. The home is based in Berkshire offers a therapeutic model of care to the children we support which is designed to provide an enriching and positive environment. The home is supported by a specialist independent Ofsted registered school that provides our residents a broad, balance and differentiated curriculum to support their personal and academic needs. The home is approximately 10 miles from Newbury and are within easy access from Swindon, Andover, Basingstoke and Reading. 

Acorn Education & Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist education and residential care for vulnerable children and young people. As part of Outcomes First Group we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.

 

Why join us?

We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment and the chance to be part of a fantastic multidisciplinary team, who work hard and support each other to deliver personalised, bespoke education & care. Our benefits package includes free parking, shopping discounts and cashback via our ‘Rewards Hub’, and access to content on mindfulness, fitness, recipes and much more as part of our ‘Your Wellbeing Matters’ programme.

As well as opportunities for internal promotion, you will have access to high-quality Continuing Professional Development to help pursue your own personal goals. We also offer accredited training programmes including Diplomas and NVQs, supplemented by ongoing learning opportunities.

Ultimately, all of our roles give you the opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference.

Acorn Education and Care is part of Outcomes First Group. We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully Enhanced DBS.