Lead Residential Support Worker

Lead Residential Support Worker

Job Title: Lead Residential Support Worker
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brighton, East Sussex
Salary: Up to £20374 per annum
Reference: T3RW*1375515
Contact Name: Sammons Group
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 16, 2019 16:44

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for a Lead Residential Support Worker based in Seaford and Brighton.

Core Activities, Duties and Key Tasks:

  • To support residents entering the organisation for the first time, moving between units or leaving the service
  • Assist residents with self-care skills, eating, drinking, washing and bathing etc.
  • Participate in the assessment, development, implementation and review of support plans for young people
  • Act as a key worker for residents
  • Participate in the promotion of the health, welfare, emotional and social development needs of residents
  • Ensure that care files are updated, accurate and maintained

Person Specification:

  • Relevant experience in health and social care, medical, mental health or educational settings for a minimum of 2 years
  • Commitment to work with young people with learning disabilities and/or challenging behaviour
  • Willingness to undertake personal care where required
  • Experience of managing a team of staff is desirable

Education and qualifications:

  • Diploma or NVQ3 in Health & Social Care or equivalent desirable
  • GCSE or equivalent English, Maths & ICT
  • Vocational Experience

Benefits and conditions:

  • £20,374 salary
  • 40 hours per week as per rota
  • 52 weeks per year including weekends and bank holidays and 30 days holiday including bank holidays

We endeavour to reply to all applications. However if you have not heard from us within 7 days you have been unsuccessful with this particular role. You are very welcome to apply to future advertisements placed by The Sammons Group.

The Sammons Group is an Employment Business and Employment Agency as defined by the EAA Regulations 2003, and we abide by the Code of Practice of our industry body (the Recruitment & Employment Confederation - REC).

We are committed to supporting and promoting diversity in the workplace, and welcome applications from candidates regardless of age, belief, disability, ethnic origin/nationality, gender/gender reassignment, marital/civil partnership status, pregnancy/maternity, or sexual orientation - we recruit on the basis of talent. If you require reasonable adjustments in the recruitment process, please let us know.

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