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Residential Support Worker - Female

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We have a great opportunity to join our team as a part-time Female Residential Support Worker.

April Court is a 17 bedroomed residential home that provides care and support for people with learning disabilities.  It is situated in the Kinson area which is around 5 miles away from Bournemouth town centre.  The team at April Court are proactive in ensuring the residents are supported to maintain their individuality.

You should have the skills and qualities that ensure the residents can play a part in their local community to engage in a positive and fun packed way.  You will be supporting each individual to have a great quality, fulfilled life meeting their aspirations and enabling them to reach their outcomes and supporting them to make choices and to communicate effectively through a person-centred approach. 

Working within the Gold Standards Framework you will ensure quality care, collaboration with others and maintain a professional approach to your role at all times.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing care and support that promotes client choice and independence.
  • Supporting residents’ individual personal care needs.
  • Undertaking domestic tasks with clients such as cleaning and laundry.
  • Working to required standards to comply with CQC guidelines.
  • Maintaining dignity, privacy and respect for our clients. 
  • The ability to work flexibly across the week, including evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

The successful candidate should have:

  • The ability to follow care plans and instructions.
  • Awareness and understanding of relevant Care and Safeguarding legislation.  
  • A working knowledge of the CQC standards and the single assessment framework.
  • Experience of working in a residential setting.
  • A good level of communication and an understanding of the communication methods that individuals may use.
  • NVQ Level 2 or equivalent with a willingness to achieve Level 3.
  • A current valid driving licence with the ability to drive the service vehicles.

Part-time – 27 hours per week.

What Tricuro offers

  • Career progression
  • Access to high quality CPD and qualifications 
  • Comprehensive high-quality induction and ongoing training
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Enhancements paid for night shifts, weekends and bank holidays
  • Generous annual leave entitlement amounting to a minimum of 26 days, rising to 29 days (pro-rata for part time) with continuous service. 
  • Bank holidays are provided as extra to your leave entitlement or paid with generous enhancements for those that are rostered to work.

Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for a Female worker to work with our female clients.



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