Residential Support Worker

Posted on Jan 23, 2019 by Vision for Education - Newcastle

Killingworth, Tyne And Wear United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£8.78 - £10 Hourly
Vision for Education are looking to hire a Residential Support Worker to work within a residential SEND provision in North Tyneside. The shifts for the suitable support worker can be varied and include evening and night shifts. Typical shifts the support worker will undertake will be between 7am-10am, 3pm-10pm, or night shifts from 9:30pm-9:30am. Full-time and part-time positions are available.

This position will begin on a supply basis and has a very real chance of going permanent with the residence.

Experience working with people who have severe learning difficulties, physical difficulties and complex medical conditions would be preferential. As some of the service users can display challenging behaviour, a calm, empathetic and confident personality is also a requirement. Previous work within the care sector would be beneficial.

To be eligible for the Residential Support Worker position you must:

Be comfortable with assisting service users with personal/intimate care
Be 21+
Be available to work shifts on a part-time or full-time basis from 7am-10am, 3pm-10pm, or night shifts from 9:30pm-9:30am
Be proactive around providing the highest level of care for service users with complex additional needs

Benefits of working for Vision for Education:

Competitive pay rates starting at £8.78 per hour for day shifts and £10 per hour for nights, paid weekly through PAYE
Support from a team of dedicated SEND consultants throughout your placements
Access to free CPD events including Team Teach
Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drink

Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All candidates will be required to complete our safeguarding checks and undergo an enhanced DBS check

Reference: 615414233

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