Residential Support Worker – Jeesal Group have been established for over 30 years and we are dedicated in providing person-centred care for people with intellectual disabilities. We are currently looking for a Support Worker to join our team based in the market town of Fakenham (between Kings Lynn and Norfolk).

As a Residential Support Worker you will work in our Creswick House which has successfully achieved several accolades since it opened in 1992. In 2002 the house was subdivided into two interlinked living areas; the downstairs has developed into a specialist unit for adults with a learning disability. The upstairs unit provides support for adults with a learning disability within the model of supported living.

As a Support Worker you will reporting into the Senior, Shift Leader and Support Service Manager and be responsible for the following:

  • Provide support to individuals in all aspects of daily living including; personal care, safety and cleanliness of the living environment, laundry, cooking, shopping, leisure activities and holidays.
  • Administer medicines to service users following the company policy and procedure and on completion of training and successful assessment of competence.
  • Significantly contribute to the assessment, planning and implementation and review of service users support plans and positive behaviour support plans as appropriate.
  • Support the development and implementation of individual Person-Centred Plans.
  • Work to an agreed rota to cover the 24-hour period and adopt a flexible approach to working hours to ensure holiday, sickness/absence and training cover.
  • Participate in staff supervision, development and training and take responsibility for developing your own knowledge and practice.
  • Report and record all concerns, incidents, accidents and faults.

Skills and Attributes:

  • We welcome candidates with previous experience in a similar role as well as Trainee Support Workers looking to gain training and qualifications
  • NVQ / Diploma Level 2 in Health & Social Care is desirable but not essential
  • Must have a compassionate and caring nature
  • Have full UK driving licence

Pattern of work / working hours vary – rotational shifts and sleeping in duties as required. The rate of pay is £8.75 per hour, with night working enhancement and overtime enhancement, taking the rate up to £9.75 per hour for this role.

If you have all the relevant skills and experience and would like to join our company, please apply by forwarding an up to date CV as soon as possible. In return we will need you to complete one of our application forms to complete the process. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Job Title Residential Support Worker
Salary £8.75 – £9.75 Per Annum Night and overtime enhancement pay rate
Location Fakenham – Norfolk

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