Residential Support Worker

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Support Worker – Supported Living Service Cherry Willingham, Lincoln LN3

Due to continued organisational growth and development opportunities for our current staff, we are recruiting for Day Support Workers to join our Staff Teams at our new Supported Living provision soon to be opened in Cherry Willingham, Lincoln LN3.

About the job:

As a Support Worker, you will be key in helping young adults with complex needs. This is a challenging role, but the rewards are incomparable to any other job. You will be working in an environment where the little things that you do every day could have life-changing results. Your ambition for the young adults you support will help them take steps to fulfilling their potential.

What would I be doing?

Work in partnership with our Registered Manager and Senior Team to safeguard our tenants at all times.
Lead by example and contribute to the personal development of our tenants, promoting and supporting healthy lifestyle choices alongside varied and appropriate activities.
Lead by example and contribute positively in a wide range of innovative and exciting recreational events within the home and wider community.
This will involve regular outings and trips and on occasion, extended visits and holidays.
Support our tenants with all aspects of personal care.
Communicate with our tenants in a method appropriate to them. For example, Makaton
Take pride in the provision and working alongside your team to maintain a safe, clean, fun and homely environment for our tenants.
Maintain accurate, clear and concise record keeping.
Proactively contribute to care planning and take ownership for keeping your own knowledge up to date by regularly reviewing all relevant documentation and training materials.
Attend and contribute positively to regular staff meetings and hand-over meetings, ensuring all relevant information is shared appropriately and in a timely manner.
Participate in regular supervisions to aid personal development and ensure good practice in all areas.
What experience or qualifications would I need?

Passion for care with particular emphasis on adult services
Ideally have demonstrable experience providing care and support to individuals with severe learning difficulties, challenging behaviour and autistic spectrum disorder
Excellent written and oral communication skills to include computer literacy
Ideally hold a completed Diploma Level 2 in Health and Social Care or be prepared to work towards and complete this qualification within an outlined timeframe.
What would I get in return?

A starting salary of £18,669.74
Overtime available
Extensive training packages with time rostered out of your work rota to attend.
Genuine career development opportunities for those who want them.
A beautiful home and grounds to work within.
Full funded DBS checks
About Kisimul Group:

Kisimul Group Ltd are a group of independent specialist schools and adult provisions providing exceptional residential care and award-winning education to children, young people and adults with a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder, severe and complex learning difficulties, global development delay and associated challenging behaviour.

Kisimul is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults, children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Kisimul is committed to valuing diversity and promoting equality for all.

All applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS Check.

Kisimul Group Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.


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