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Residential Support Worker

Posted: 6th January 2020
  • Location: Brighton, East Sussex
  • Salary: GBP18000 - GBP19200 per annum Training, Progression, Healthcare
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for support staff who either have experience working within a learning environment, or alternatively, support professionals who want to explore the options of working in a new environment.

Due to the nature of the needs of the students that currently require support, there is a high need for male support workers to apply to this role.

Support worker experience is required!! Interviews happening this week and next week!!

This role will consist of working on a full time basis (52 weeks per year), covering a minimum of 40 hours per week, on a rota basis. The shift patterns will be around the toime frames of 7.00am - 14.00pm & 14.00pm - 22.00pm; there are no requirements to carry out sleep in's or waking nights.

Our clients aim is to promote the inclusion of all learners, to ensure their students have equal access to opportunities to become as independent as possible. Our clients expectation is that all staff in learner facing roles will actively promote life skills and making choices.

Positive and compassionate attitude towards Learners is a must. Promoting the rights of residents to be treated with dignity and respect in every aspect of their lives.

Respect the confidences of resident young people, except where to do so would result in harm to a resident, damage to the organization or the commission of a criminal offence.

Promote the emotional health and self-esteem of residents, supporting them through changes in living circumstances and personal relationships.

Support resident young people in making their own choices and decisions to the maximum of their capability, and ensure that the needs and wishes of residents are fully considered in any decision relating to them.

Ensure the protection of residents from significant harm, by exercising vigilance, observing changes in the residents' behavior or appearance.

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