Residential Support Worker, Colchester, Essex

  • Location

    Colchester, Essex

  • Sector:

    Adult Learning Disabilities, Mental Health

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  • Salary:

    £18,304.00 - £22,880.00 per annum pro rata

  • Contact:

    Carol Raine

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Residential Support Worker, Colchester, Essex


We have a fantastic opportunity for you to do something different and rewarding in 2020. We are looking for enthusiastic Residential Support Workers for a brand-new home near Colchester, Essex. We support adults living with Learning Disabilities and Mental Health conditions to fulfil their potential, develop new skills and live as independently as possible.

Whether you are experienced, or you are new to the care sector, if you have a compassionate nature and a passion for making a difference then we would love to hear from you. However, due to the location of the service and shift patterns it is preferred that you hold a full driving licence and access to a vehicle but not essential (if you have a reliable person who can transport you, then we would welcome your application too).

No dream is beyond reach

We are advertising on behalf of our client who has a brilliant reputation for providing high quality, person-centred support to vulnerable adults. They believe that every person can reach their potential and achieve their goals no matter what the barrier. They provide highest level of care and an industry leading rehabilitation service that supports in adults to live as independently as possible and achieve positive outcomes. They are proud of the increasing number of adults they have supported who have achieved positive outcomes and reached their goals. It is a feeling like no other and something you could be part of. 

As their Residential Support Worker, you will help residents to live independently in one of their individual flats which has been modified to meet the needs of each individual adult. You will build and maintain a warm trusting relationship and encourage each adult to achieve their goals. You will also support them to enjoy a range of activities both in their home and in the local community. You will implement each person’s individual care plan and work towards agreed targets.

Benefits & Hours

  • £18,304.00 - £22,880.00 per annum pro rata;
  • Shift patterns are 7am-3pm, 3pm-10pm or 10pm-7am;
  • Full time, part time and bank hours available;
  • A realistic work/life balance approach;
  • Pension contributions;
  • Career development programmes;
  • Lifestyle benefits (money off vouchers/cinema tickets and gym membership).

The biggest benefit of all is the rewarding nature of the role. This is not just a job, it’s a chance to change someone’s life.

So, if you are caring in nature, trustworthy, patient and understanding and want to make a difference why not do something rewarding as we would love to hear from you. Don’t worry if you have any questions, they will have a chat with you once you have applied and put your mind at ease on any questions you may have regarding joining our team!