Residential Support Worker - R0000508
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
£21,589 - £22,911 pro rata
Hours per week:
24 hours per week
Social Care - Adult Service
Department: Prevention Access and Provider Services
Service Area: Adult Social Care and Health Integration
Salary: £21,589 - £22,911 pro rata
Hours: 24 hours per week
Contractual Status: Permanent
Applicants will no longer be able to use their North East Jobs account to apply. If you are internal to Middlesbrough Council, you will be required to use your Staff Portal credentials to log in. Alternatively, if you are an external applicant, you will need to register as a ‘new user’, and use the log on credentials created for any future applications.
We are looking for candidates who are passionate about making a difference, who have great communication skills, have initiative and experience of working in a social care environment. It is imperative to be caring, compassionate and able to work as part of a team as well as independently.
You also have to be able to follow instructions and be reliable.
Candidates must also be enthusiastic, flexible, and creative and work collaboratively to deliver person centred services.
We provide both respite and residential care for adults with learning disabilities with a varied range of care needs.
We are looking for a person who can deliver excellent care to a diverse service user group.
Key duties of the Residential Support Worker post will include:
To deputise in the absence of senior staff
To direct and support colleagues
Be committed to a customer led service
Have the ability to plan, assess, monitor and problem solve
Assist managers in the day to day running of the service.
The successful candidate will be committed to the continuing development of Learning Disability Care services. It is desirable that applicants have experience of working with adults who have learning disabilities; the successful applicant will need to be committed to the values of Middlesbrough Council.
Applicants will be expected to participate in the agreed working rota which includes mornings, evenings, weekends, waking nights and bank holidays as required.
For further details and to apply online please visit www.middlesbrough.gov.uk/jobs.
The above post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Closing date: Wednesday 25th September 2019 by 12 midnight.