Residential Support Worker – £19k – Hereford

  • West Midlands
  • Salary: 19000*0
  • Reference: J34613/CS

Residential Support Worker
£16 – 19k per annum
Location: Bromyard – Hereford
Hours: Full Time & Part Hours Available

Amber Mace is currently recruiting for Support Workers to work within a residential school for children with Autism and LD . As a Support Worker you will get comprehensive training as standard, this job opportunity is perfect for someone looking to make a real difference.

The Role as a Support Worker:

• To help maximise the potential capabilities of all young people – physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially.
• To provide choice wherever possible and enable young people to make their own decisions as appropriate.
• To work with and follow professional advice and known alternative communication strategies to enable all young people to have ‘a voice’.
• To work within bespoke and individualised packages of care to provide the best possible outcomes for young people.
• To support the personalised development of each young person.
• To respect the dignity and individuality of each young person.
• To ensure a high standard of personal care for each young person, including matters of physical well being and personal hygiene.
• To be aware of all the set targets and aspirations of each young person.
• To accept Keyworker responsibility for individual young people (see over).
• To work on a rostered shift system inclusive of some evening and weekend work.
• To work within the classroom environment providing educational support to pupils.
• Working across different classes and with different pupils as directed, and getting to know all pupils over time.
• To supervise young people at lunchtimes in the school dining hall.
• To work within any residential setting as required at the time by the site management team.

Skills/ Qualifications as a Support Worker:

• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
• Have a clear and thorough knowledge of the Ofsted Standards
• Having some experience of working with Young children
For more information regarding this Support Worker opportunity please call Claire at Amber Mace on 01904 571187