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

To apply for this job email your details to claire@ambermace.com.