Senior Residential Support Workers (AR)
Salary: £18,788 – £20,876 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Type: Permanent position, 52 weeks per year
Holiday Entitlement: Year 1: 33 days (247.5 hours) inclusive of bank holidays
We are recruiting for a number of Senior Residential Support Workers (Additional Responsibilities) to join our Children’s and our Young People’s Services (age range 3-25 years old).
The main responsibilities of the Senior Residential Support Workers will be to support the day to day care and support needs of individual child which will include personal care needs, supporting them in their daily routines, communication, independent skills and leisure activities. This must be undertaking with an empathetic attitude and willingness to be supported by a team and take direction from House Managers and other Care Managers.
In addition the RSW (AR) roles will be required to undertake the administration of medication, support and co-ordinate key workers and in the absence of the House Manager lead the shift for short periods of time. The post holder may also be requested to undertake other reasonable duties of responsibility which are commensurate with the post as identified by the House Manager and/or Care Manager
The role operates on a rotating combination shift pattern as below:
- Early shifts between 7.30am – 3.30pm
- Late shifts between 3pm – 10.00pm
- Split shifts, 7.30-9.30am then 3-10pm (4 per month, none in school holidays)
- Full flexibility over 7 days is required
- These are permanent positions
• Level 3 Health and Social Care qualification
• Previous experience in a care setting, ideally supporting children and young people with learning difficulties and complex health needs
So if you are looking for a new challenge in a rewarding role then please apply ASAP!
Why join Seashell Trust?
Seashell Trust runs an Outstanding (Ofsted) special School and specialist College together with 17 on-site residential homes for children and young people with complex learning disabilities, physical disabilities and multisensory impairments.
We provide an environment that is safeguarded and as part of our safer recruitment policy, successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check (no cost) and full references will be taken.
We value diversity and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria on the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.
This charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.