Assistant Residential Worker (waking nights)

Location: Shrewsbury  |  Shropshire  |  England
Sector: Social Care
Consultant: Sam Boggis
Job Reference: 43410
Salary: £12 - £18
Job Status: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care are looking for a couple of Assistant Residential Workers to work waking nights in the Shrewsbury area. These positions are initially for 6 weeks but there is a strong possibility that the contracts will be extended. The hourly rate on offer is from £12.00 – £18.00 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company) depending on experience. Candidates will need to be in a position to work from 21:30 – 7:30 on a Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.

The role:

The Assistant residential worker (waking nights) will work as part of a team at Bradbury house to deliver high quality short breaks to children and young people aged 0-17years.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To work as a waking night support worker on a shift basis to include weeknights and weekend nights.
  • To effectively monitor and support the young people overnight, including personal care.
  • To administer medication and clinical procedures as and when required following appropriate training .
  • To complete housekeeping duties, including laundry, cleanliness of the home, and assist in preparation for meals for the following day if required.
  • To maintain the homes daily log with effective recording.
  • Ensure that the young people are effectively safeguarded, and any concerns raised with the line manager.
  • To give effective handovers for the following shift leaders.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care.
  • Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role.
  • Compliance: Current DBS check.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

Established in 2011, Seven Social Care is a leading provider of social care professionals to county councils, charities, hospitals, care homes and private organisations across the UK.

Seven is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of social care; including Children and Adults, Mental Health, Substance Misuse, Community, Support Work and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

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