Residential Support Worker ref: RSW/EL

Location: Ecclesbourne Lodge, Derbyshire

Salary

Location: Derbyshire, DE56 4AQ

Salary: From £15,756.00 – 18,388.50 pa dependant on qualifications and experience

Other Benefits: Employee assistance programme, 30 days annual leave, childcare voucher scheme & pension, paid induction & training time and paid sick pay

Job Info

About Us:

Ecclesbourne Lodge is an ideal home for people with complex difficulties and challenges that require specialised ‘person centred’ support in a caring yet productive environment. Residents are able to learn practical life skills and take part in a range of community and home based activities, enabling their progress and transition towards a more independent life.

As the role of Ecclesbourne Lodge is to prepare young adults placed with us to go on to live with support in the community or prepare them for life in a suitable residential home we support young adults to live, socialise and form positive relationships with others. We do this by offering the young adults opportunities to socialise and develop friendships with other young people at Ecclesbourne Lodge, as well as encouraging and supporting young adults to engage in as many community activities as possible.

The Role:

We are looking for patient and understanding staff to support our service users within the residential setting and in accessing the community and local activities i.e shopping, swimming as much as possible.

You will assist service users with all aspects of their personal care and development and promote choice and independence at every opportunity.

Essential Criteria

It would be beneficial for applicants to have some experience of working with young or vulnerable people within the home or work setting, however if you are highly motivated and have the drive and passion required for the role we would like to hear from you.

You must be at least 18 years of age and have the following:

· Willingness to undertake accredited courses and mandatory within the time set

· Ability to communicate effectively and work as part of a team

· Ability to work in challenging circumstances

· Willingness to work shifts that include evening and weekends

· A natural respect of the individuality and dignity of those in our care

· Own transport is preferable however free transport can be provided from Duffield

The SENAD Group is dedicated to equality of opportunity in all areas of work, education and care. We are also committed to safeguarding those in our care – the successful candidate will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS check and will be subject to thorough background checks.

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