Residential Support Worker - South Lanarkshire

  • Location:

    South Lanarkshire, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Health & Social Care

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Sue McMillan

  • Contact email:

    sue.mcmillan@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/531419

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-14

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Role: Residential Support Workers - Permanent
Salary: Up to £18,245 + £63 per sleepover (min 9 per month)
Location: South Lanarkshire


Search Consultancy is seeking to appoint Residential Support Workers to work on a permanent basis to provide the highest quality of care, direction and support to young people who may display challenging and disruptive behaviours, emotion and social difficulties.

It takes a very special and dedicated person to be a Support Worker. It can be physically and emotionally demanding but with the job satisfaction that you will receive it will make the job worth it. It is a role you can feel proud of.


Key responsibilities include but not limited to:
* Ensure ongoing assessment of children and young people's needs in a day to day practice.
* Promote and actively encourage the delivery of safe, structured and nurturing environment.
* Relate to and engage young people who display challenging behaviour
* At all times ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of the children and young people
* Ensure that all Service Users have person centred support/care plans.
* Ensure person-centred support is at the heart of everything you do


Due to the nature of the role, a minimum 1 years' experience as a Residential Support Worker is essential. SVQ3 in Health and Social Care is preferred but not required for this position. SSSC Registration will be required, in addition to a driving licence essential for this post.

If you have a strong, professional background, and have strength of character then please get in touch to discuss this opportunity further!
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Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.