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Residential Support Worker - WMF1008e

Westmorland and Furness Council
Ulverston, Cumbria
£32,076 - £33,024
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

Are you looking for a role where you can really make a difference to the life of a young person?

Here at 23 Hart Street we provide over night short breaks for children, aged 8 - 18 with a learning disability. We provide the opportunity to development and learn in an environment that has its emphasis on fun.

We are a specially built home, enabling us to create the perfect environment to entertain, interact with, and provide for all of our young peoples individual needs. We also love to be part of the community and regularly take trips out.

Our team is experienced and well established and we are looking for like minded, enthusiastic and passionate people to join us!

About the role

As a Residential Support you will need to be able to communicate and interact at a variety of levels, you will be required to administer medication, carry out personal care, manual handling and at times address situations involving violence and aggression.

You will need to be able to work alone, and as a member of a team.

You will be expected to key work young people and to maintain records as required, both on a PC and written,. Your role will involve working weekends and bank holidays, including sleep-in the home.

Key Requirements

We are looking for a person that can display a patient and resilient attitude, exceptional communication skills and who will work with compassion, positivity and bring some fun into this role.

Ideally you will already have a Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare or equivalent, and experience of working in a similar setting, however if you have the right attributes and a passion for working with Children, we may be able to offer full training where you will gain your qualification within 2 years of appointment.

A level of flexibility will be needed, within this role, to meet the needs of our shift patterns including weekends and holidays.

Who we are looking for

We need people who can be flexible and work well as part of a close and incredibly supportive team.

If this is the kind of rewarding career you are looking for, please apply today!

What the team can offer you!

  • Excellent training and development offers
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Boost your pension with Shared Cost Additional Voluntary Contributions (facilitated by AVC Wise)
  • Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms
  • Competitive rates of pay

The role offers an excellent on the job shadowed induction and shift patterns that support the wellbeing of all our staff.

If you are interested in finding out more about the role and our team, we would be happy to invite you to come along, to see for yourself what our service has to offer, for any further information or for an informal chat please get in touch with Frank Tripp 01229 404014 or 07880084342- we would love to hear from you!

Please see below the supporting information:

Post Specification

Role Profile

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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