HAYS: Residential Support Worker

Residential Support Worker – Full Time – Permanent – Margam Port Talbot

Your new company
We are recruiting for a national charity supporting individuals with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs in Port Talbot.

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Your new role
The home is a residential service in Margam, Port Talbot which houses 4 residents with learning disabilities, autism, mental health issues and complex needs. This also includes behaviours which others might find challenging. You will be working with the residents on a 121 and 2 to 1 basis.

In the role you will place importance on helping the service users learn new skills by encouraging them to take an active interest in the running of their home with their own areas of responsibility. This helps improve daily living skills and confidence and as greater independence is achieved we update support plans with the individual to make sure we are maximising their choices and opportunities.

You’ll be responsible for supporting an inclusive lifestyle within the community as individuals attend local activities or day trips further afield. Develop greater independence and daily living skills by assisting with the upkeep of the service, preparing meals, shopping and domestic duties. Providing help with personal care such as washing, bathing and dressing whilst working across various shift patterns including early, late and long day shifts and sleeps.

What you’ll need to succeed
You will have 6 months experience in a previous social care role.
Desire to support vulnerable individuals with learning disabilities
Exceptional communication skills.
Positive attitude and desire to help others.
Flexibility to work across a 7 day rota.

What you’ll get in return

  • Permanent role with a reputable company – £9.09 per hour increasing to £9.50
  • 28 days holiday per year
  • Pension Scheme
  • Opportunities for development and progression
  • Comprehensive induction and excellent training
  • Refer a friend scheme – Receiving up to £250 per referral

What you need to do now
If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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