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Residential Support Worker

Up to £26500 per annum

Job description

Morgan Hunt are working with a Housing provider whose mission is to transform the lives of vulnerable people. They do this through support and outreach that is tailored to the needs of the individual, with the aim of turning their lives around and living independently.

We are currently looking for a Residential Support Worker to work across their services in Leeds on a permanent basis. Hours include 24 hour shifts,10am-10am with a sleep 12-8 on a rota basis.

The role - Residential Support Worker

  • Work with individuals with complex needs to deliver personalised support plans tailored to their needs
  • Deliver ASDAN independent living programme to individuals in either a residential setting / outreach in the community
  • Conduct welcome and induction for new service users
  • Complete ongoing assessments of individual needs
  • Assist service users to access education, training and / or employment opportunities
  • Prepare reports and liaise with external agencies and professionals around the support of each individual
  • Assist with the move on of service users when required

The candidate

  • Experience of working with vulnerable client groups including care leavers, young people, mental health, homelessness, substance misuse, domestic violence
  • Experience of working in a similar role such as a Support Worker / Project Worker / Housing Officer /
  • Experience of working withing the community, supported housing and / or residential settings
  • Supporting individuals towards independence
  • Multi - agency working, signposting and referring on to specialist organisations when required
  • Using initiative and lone working
  • Preparing incident reports and having the confidence to respond to challenging behaviour
  • Due to the nature of this role, an Enhanced DBS is required and a car driver would be beneficial.

Company benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Fantastic training opportunities
  • Health care cash back up plan
  • Life assurance
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time staff)
  • Birthday leave
  • The ability to buy and sell annual leave
  • Pension scheme
  • EAP programme
  • High street discount scheme
  • Social activities
  • Volunteering days

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Annabelle Walster
Housing Recruitment Manager
Housing Team / Social Care Team
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