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Residential Support Worker

Job details
Posting date: 21 April 2021
Salary: £10.01 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 21 May 2021
Location: Hertfordshire, SG13 8DQ
Company: Guidant Group
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: RSW-HCC_1619000860

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Summary

Location: Various Homes in Hertfordshire

Pay: £10.01

Hours of work: Days shifts/Waking Nights

At Guidant Global, we are a leading Recruitment Partner for various Local Authorities, providing a high calibre of agency staff. We are interested in hearing from experienced Residential Care Support Workers who want to join our team and assist with day to day support for Service Users within Hertfordshire County Council Residential and Supported Living Units. Candidates must have at least 6 months recent care experience in the UK.

The support required takes into account the varying needs of people including: mild to severe learning disabilities, mental health difficulties, sensory impairments, dysphagia, epilepsy and the beginnings of age related conditions, particularly dementia.

Your aim will be to assist/support people to learn or maintain daily living skills to enable independence as far as possible.

N.B. We provide services to the general public, customers and service users; therefore you will be able to communicate fluently in the English language both verbally and in writing.

A typical shift will include:

  • Following care plans, routines, guidelines, risk assessments and Behaviour Management Plans
  • Personal care, Moving & Handling, Hoisting
  • Assisting with meals
  • Social interaction
  • Cleaning
  • Paperwork

Training and annual refresher training will be provided and paid for by Guidant Global.

We have a variety of shifts on offer, Earlies, Lates, Long days, Waking Nights, Sleep-Ins and Weekends.

Guidant is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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