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Residential Support Worker – Bolton – Safeguarding/Disability

Liquid Personnel is currently looking for a Residential Support Worker to join our clients Safeguarding/Disability Team in Bolton.
This is a short breaks service for disabled young people and their families. You will be joining the team for four months, with the possibility of this being extended. 
The position is for a residential support worker, 30 hours per week, with the possibility of additional hours available. Typically, this will be 4 x 7.5 hours shifts a week between the hours 7am and 10pm, working includes early mornings, evening, and weekend.
Your benefits as a Residential Support Worker:

  • £13.14 per hour
  • Supportive team and management
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • 4-month contract, with the possibility of an extension

What will you be doing as a Residential Support Worker in Bolton:

  • You will maintain high standards which are currently in place
  • You will meet the overall aim of the children’s home by providing high quality, short break care for children and young people with learning disabilities who may also have additional care needs arising from behavioural difficulties
  • You will provide for the practical and personal care needs of children and young people on a day-to-day basis in partnership with families
  • You will provide a positive role model and act as key worker identified children and young people with disabilities, presenting yourself in a highly professional manner
  • You will assess the needs of children and young people with disabilities and contribute to the planning and implementation of agreed care plans
  • You will stimulate development and learning skills through play, social interactions and encouragement of children and young people to make informed choices
  • You will participate in the general activities and delivery of services as a member of the team
  • You will participate in and complete reports for statutory reviews and meetings concerning the young people and to attend any child related meetings as appropriate

Training required for this role:

  • Medication Administration
  • Health and safety
  • Food hygiene
  • Safeguarding

Essential requirements of this Residential Support Worker role:

  • NVQ3 or equivalent in a childcare or related area
  • Previous experience of working with young people and an understanding of the impact of disability are essential
  • The legal right to work in the UK

Why Liquid Personnel?

  • We will assist you from the initial phone call on-wards throughout the whole process
  • Twice weekly payroll
  • Competitive hourly rates
  • Access to exclusive health and social care roles that aren’t available from other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive health and social care knowledge
  • Interview and coaching support
  • Pre and post placement support to ensure you’re happy in the role

Residential Support Worker – Bolton – Safeguarding/Disability

Job details
Sector: Social work
Location: Bolton
Salary: £13.14 - £13.14 phr
Type: Temporary