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Night Residential Support Worker

Job Title: Night Residential Support Worker

Location: West Yorkshire, UK

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Full-Time / Temp to Perm

About Us:

Our client  provides top-quality care and substitute parenting for young people with emotional and behavioural challenges. Our approach is rooted in core values, extensive experience, and a thriving independent agency culture.

Role Summary:

As a Night Residential Support Worker, you’ll play a vital role in delivering services to young people in residential settings. Your responsibilities span a range of functions, from residential care to emergency admissions, outreach, respite, throughcare, and aftercare. You’ll also provide support to young people with disabilities. Ensuring the safety and continuity of services, even outside the residential setting, is your primary objective. This role fosters a nurturing environment, prioritising the holistic needs of young people, including physical, emotional, psychological, cultural, and educational aspects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver high-quality services for young people and families.
  • Act promptly and effectively in the absence of Team Leaders/Assistant Team Leaders to ensure the immediate care and safety of young people.
  • Manage needs, assess and mitigate risks, and implement risk management plans in line with statutory duties and council policies.
  • Serve as a key worker when required, completing tasks assigned via the child plan and considering young people’s views.
  • Ensure adherence to unit procedures, including administration, business processes, health and safety, and petty cash handling.
  • Contribute to comprehensive assessments, individual care planning, and attend relevant meetings.
  • Uphold child protection guidelines and promote young people’s wellbeing and safety.
  • Support young people in their use of social media and stay informed about IT trends and issues.
  • Collaborate with young people, families, lead professionals, and relevant community professionals.
  • Participate in routine domestic and maintenance activities to maintain a nurturing environment.
  • Assist young people in attending educational and work facilities.
  • Advocate for young people and facilitate their access to independent advocacy services.
  • Ensure compliance with Health and Safety legislation and guidance.
  • Undertake additional tasks as directed by Team Leaders/Assistant Team Leaders for the safety and wellbeing of young people and staff.

Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare or the commitment to register within 3 months of appointment and achieve within 18 months. Commitment to continuing professional development.
  • Experience: Prior experience working with children and young people, building trust and relationships. Proficiency in IT and record-keeping. Experience in residential settings and inter-agency collaboration.
  • Knowledge: Familiarity with residential children’s home policies, child protection, care and placement planning, and young people’s needs.
  • Skills: Effective stress management and emotional resilience. Proficient in administrative tasks related to children’s home management. Problem-solving skills and collaborative ability.
  • Equality and Diversity: Promote equality, diversity, and non-discrimination in line with legislation and policies.

Must-Have Requirements:

To be eligible for this position, candidates must meet the following requirements:

Driving License and Access to a Vehicle:

  • Candidates must possess a valid driving license and have access to a reliable vehicle. This requirement is essential for performing duties that may involve transporting young people and supporting them in various settings.

Fluent English Speaker:

  • Proficiency in the English language is crucial for effective communication with young people, colleagues, and professionals. Candidates should be able to speak, read, and write in English fluently.

These requirements are non-negotiable and essential for the successful execution of the role.

Candidates who do not meet these prerequisites are advised not to apply.

Support Worker

Safehands Recruitment is currently assisting a very prestigious charity in Bradford to recruit a Support Worker. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of their busy residential care services in Bradford. They are looking for talented individuals with experience in social care in a supervisory role, working with people with learning disabilities. This is a full-time permanent position that entails 37.5 hours a week.

Location:

Bradford

Salary:

£10.70 PH (£19,260)

Job Type:

Full-time, Permanent (37.5 hours per week)

Relocation/Commute:

Bradford

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with daily chores like cooking and cleaning
  • Promoting independence among the individuals they support
  • Providing personal care
  • Handling complex needs
  • collaborating with other agencies and families

To excel as a Support Worker, you should embody kindness and compassion, along with a genuine desire to assist people. Your ability to take initiative to enable those they support to engage in activities they love is crucial. They also value a bright personality and a good sense of humour in their support workers.

Additional Benefits:

  • Competitive Pay
  • 20 days of paid leave, plus 8 bank holidays, with increases after year 3 and 5
  • Pension contributions
  • Access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling and advisory services
  • Fully funded training opportunities and access to national recognised qualifications
  • Travel to work scheme
  • Access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3500 retailers

Please note that successful applicants will undergo a comprehensive DBS check to ensure safety and security.

Support Worker

Safehands Recruitment is currently assisting a very prestigious charity in Bradford to recruit a Team Manager. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of their busy residential care services in Bradford. They are looking for talented individuals with experience in social care in a supervisory role, working with people with learning disabilities. This is a full-time permanent position that entails 37.5 hours a week.

Location:

Bradford

Salary:

£10.70 PH (£19,260)

Job Type:

Full-time, Permanent (37.5 hours per week)

Relocation/Commute:

Bradford

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with daily chores like cooking and cleaning
  • Promoting independence among the individuals they support
  • Providing personal care
  • Handling complex needs
  • collaborating with other agencies and families

To excel as a Support Worker, you should embody kindness and compassion, along with a genuine desire to assist people. Your ability to take initiative to enable those they support to engage in activities they love is crucial. They also value a bright personality and a good sense of humour in their support workers.

Additional Benefits:

  • Competitive Pay
  • 20 days of paid leave, plus 8 bank holidays, with increases after year 3 and 5
  • Pension contributions
  • Access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling and advisory services
  • Fully funded training opportunities and access to national recognised qualifications
  • Travel to work scheme
  • Access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3500 retailers

Please note that successful applicants will undergo a comprehensive DBS check to ensure safety and security.

Lead Senior Support Worker

Safehands Recruitment is currently assisting a very prestigious charity in Bradford to recruit a Lead Senior Support Worker. This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of their Bradford Leadership Team. They are looking for talented individuals with experience in social care in a supervisory role, working with people with learning disabilities. This is a full-time permanent position that entails 37.5 hours a week.

Location:

Bradford

Salary:

£11.70 per hour (£21,060)

Job Type:

Permanent – Full Time

Key Responsibilities:

As a Lead Senior Support Worker, you will lead and act as the first point of contact in the absence of the Team / Service manager.

Ensure full and accurate communication during handovers.

Assist the Team / Service Manager with the day-to-day supervision of Support Workers and, when needed, undertake formal supervision.

Compile team rotas and activity plans as required by the Team / Service Manager.

Maintain and verify the accuracy of financial records for the people we support.

Carry out ‘on-call’ duties when required.

Model person-centred practice and contribute to the induction and support of new and less experienced support worker colleagues.

Undertake any other reasonable duties as requested.

Qualifications and Experience:

20 days paid leave including 8 bank holidays

12 months of Support Worker experience.

An L3 qualification in Health and Social Care.

Care Certificate Training.

A full, clean driving license (essential for this position).

An enhanced DBS check (required).

Rewards and Benefits:

In return for your dedication and commitment, we offer a comprehensive benefits package, including:

Pension contribution.

Access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling, and advice services.

Fully paid training and access to nationally recognized qualifications.

Access to Blue Light Card Discount and Costco Membership.

Access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3,500 retailers.

Your Role:

This is a responsible and diverse role that can be challenging and enjoyable. The core of the job is about providing encouragement, guidance, and support to enable individuals to live as independently as possible, make their own choices, and engage in activities they enjoy.

For more information or an informal chat about the opportunity, please contact Sheikh Taufique at Safehands Recruitment Yorkshire

Registered General Nurse

Safehands Recruitment is currently collaborating with a very prestigious client in Selby to fill a Registered General Nurse (RGN) position offering a salary of £18.00 per hour. This is a part role that entails 12 hours per week.

Responsibilities Include:

Providing care team support and overseeing care planning and delivery.

Ensuring compliance with company policies, Care Quality Commission standards, and Health and Social Care Act regulations.

Developing and supervising care staff.

Managing the clinical environment and ensuring a safe and secure atmosphere.

Safely administering medications and monitoring service users’ health.

Maintaining records, care plans, and documentation.

Participating in multi-disciplinary teams and offering clinical expertise.

Supporting training and supervision of junior staff.

Promoting a professional and positive environment.

Responding to nurse calls, welcoming visitors, and maintaining equipment.

Ensuring confidentiality, security, and adherence to safety protocols.

Accomplishing other assigned tasks as needed.

Essential Qualifications and Skills:

Registered Nurse with Nursing and Midwifery Council registration.

Experience in delivering quality care, strong interpersonal and communication skills, and leadership qualities.

Organisational, time management, and adaptability skills.

Basic computer literacy, first aid knowledge, and health and safety awareness.

Kind, considerate, honest, reliable, and respectful attitude.

Ability to work independently and under pressure.

Awareness of personal limitations.

Special Mandatory Requirements:

Compliance with the Health and Social Care Act 2008 regulations.

Reporting safeguarding concerns promptly.

Understanding and implementation of health and safety policies.

Infection prevention and control compliance.

Maintenance of mandatory vaccinations.

Attendance of mandatory training.

Promotion of equal opportunities.

Job Details:

Part-time

Permanent position.

12 hours per week.

Salary starting at £18.00 per hour.

12-hour night shifts, weekends, and weekend availability.

Relocation or reliable commuting to Selby is required.

Experience:

1 year of nursing experience preferred.

Licence/Certification:

NMC (Nursing and Midwifery Council) certification preferred.

Registered General Nurse / RMN

Safehands Recruitment is currently assisting a very prestigious client in Cleckheaton to recruit a Registered General Nurse / Mental Health Nurse (RGN / RMN) for night shifts, offering £18.85 per hour and a £20.00 supplement per shift. This is a part-time permanent position that entails 12 hours per week.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide support to the care team and oversee care planning, provision, and evaluation.

Ensure the delivery of safe, high-quality care in accordance with Company Policies and Procedures.

Develop and lead care staff, providing direct and indirect supervision.

Manage the clinical environment, demonstrating strong clinical leadership.

Uphold service users’ dignity and individuality.

Maintain a secure environment for service users, staff, and visitors.

Ensure compliance with Health and Social Care Act 2008 regulations and Care Quality Commission standards.

Additional Responsibilities:

Adhere to agreed standards in delivering top-quality nursing care.

Provide clinical expertise across all aspects of nursing care.

Participate in education and assessment of care team, including nursing students.

Safely administer prescribed medications and closely monitor service users.

Manage distressing situations for service users with chronic or terminal illnesses.

Maintain effective communication with the care team, other teams, service users’ representatives, and Allied Health Professionals.

Participate in daily Safety Huddles, Multi-Disciplinary Team Meetings, and staff meetings.

Essential Criteria:

Qualifications:

Registered Nurse with valid Nursing and Midwifery Council registration.

Experience:

Demonstrated ability to provide quality care, strong interpersonal and leadership skills, and knowledge of Nursing Midwifery Council guidelines.

Organisational, teamwork, time management, and adaptability skills.

Basic computer literacy, first aid knowledge, and health and safety awareness.

Kind, considerate, innovative, caring, honest, reliable, trustworthy, and respectful attitude.

Ability to work independently, under pressure, and remain calm, with flexibility, adaptability, and self-awareness.

Special Mandatory Requirements:

Compliance with Health and Social Care Act 2008 regulations.

Immediate reporting of safeguarding concerns.

Implementation of health and safety policies.

Infection prevention and control compliance.

Maintenance of mandatory vaccinations.

Attendance of mandatory training.

Promotion of equal opportunities.

Job Details:

12-hour night shifts with weekend availability.

Relocation or reliable commuting to Cleckheaton is required.

Experience:

1 year of nursing experience preferred.

Licence/Certification:

NMC (Nursing and Midwifery Council) certification preferred.

Registered General Nurse

Safehands Recruitment is currently assisting a very prestigious client in Dewsbury to recruit a Registered General Nurse (RGN) for night shifts, offering a salary ranging from £18.85 to £20 per hour. This is a full-time permanent position that entails 24 hours per week.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide support to the care team and oversee care planning, provision, and evaluation.

Ensure the delivery of safe, high-quality care in accordance with Company Policies and Procedures.

Develop and lead care staff, providing direct and indirect supervision.

Manage the clinical environment, demonstrating strong clinical leadership.

Uphold service users’ dignity and individuality.

Maintain a secure environment for service users, staff, and visitors.

Ensure compliance with Health and Social Care Act 2008 regulations and Care Quality Commission standards.

Additional Responsibilities:

Adhere to agreed standards in delivering top-quality nursing care.

Provide clinical expertise across all aspects of nursing care.

Participate in education and assessment of care team, including nursing students.

Safely administer prescribed medications and closely monitor service users.

Manage distressing situations for service users with chronic or terminal illnesses.

Maintain effective communication with the care team, other teams, service users’ representatives, and Allied Health Professionals.

Participate in daily Safety Huddles, Multi-Disciplinary Team Meetings, and staff meetings.

Essential Criteria:

Qualifications:

Registered Nurse with valid Nursing and Midwifery Council registration.

Experience:

Demonstrated ability to provide quality care, strong interpersonal and leadership skills, and knowledge of Nursing Midwifery Council guidelines.

Organizational, teamwork, time management, and adaptability skills.

Basic computer literacy, first aid knowledge, and health and safety awareness.

Kind, considerate, innovative, caring, honest, reliable, trustworthy, and respectful attitude.

Ability to work independently, under pressure, and remain calm, with flexibility, adaptability, and self-awareness.

Special Mandatory Requirements:

Compliance with Health and Social Care Act 2008 regulations.

Immediate reporting of safeguarding concerns.

Implementation of health and safety policies.

Infection prevention and control compliance.

Maintenance of mandatory vaccinations.

Attendance of mandatory training.

Promotion of equal opportunities.

Job Details:

12-hour night shifts with weekend availability.

Relocation or reliable commuting to Dewsbury is required.

Experience:

1 year of nursing experience preferred.

Licence/Certification:

NMC (Nursing and Midwifery Council) certification preferred.

Registered General Nurse

Safehands Recruitment is currently assisting a very prestigious client in Dewsbury to recruit a Registered General Nurse (RGN) for night shifts, offering a salary ranging from £18.85 to £20 per hour. This is a full-time permanent position that entails 45 hours per week.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide support to the care team and oversee care planning, provision, and evaluation.

Ensure the delivery of safe, high-quality care in accordance with Company Policies and Procedures.

Develop and lead care staff, providing direct and indirect supervision.

Manage the clinical environment, demonstrating strong clinical leadership.

Uphold service users’ dignity and individuality.

Maintain a secure environment for service users, staff, and visitors.

Ensure compliance with Health and Social Care Act 2008 regulations and Care Quality Commission standards.

Additional Responsibilities:

Adhere to agreed standards in delivering top-quality nursing care.

Provide clinical expertise across all aspects of nursing care.

Participate in education and assessment of care team, including nursing students.

Safely administer prescribed medications and closely monitor service users.

Manage distressing situations for service users with chronic or terminal illnesses.

Maintain effective communication with the care team, other teams, service users’ representatives, and Allied Health Professionals.

Participate in daily Safety Huddles, Multi-Disciplinary Team Meetings, and staff meetings.

Essential Criteria:

Qualifications:

Registered Nurse with valid Nursing and Midwifery Council registration.

Experience:

Demonstrated ability to provide quality care, strong interpersonal and leadership skills, and knowledge of Nursing Midwifery Council guidelines.

Organizational, teamwork, time management, and adaptability skills.

Basic computer literacy, first aid knowledge, and health and safety awareness.

Kind, considerate, innovative, caring, honest, reliable, trustworthy, and respectful attitude.

Ability to work independently, under pressure, and remain calm, with flexibility, adaptability, and self-awareness.

Special Mandatory Requirements:

Compliance with Health and Social Care Act 2008 regulations.

Immediate reporting of safeguarding concerns.

Implementation of health and safety policies.

Infection prevention and control compliance.

Maintenance of mandatory vaccinations.

Attendance of mandatory training.

Promotion of equal opportunities.

Job Details:

12-hour night shifts with weekend availability.

Relocation or reliable commuting to Dewsbury is required.

Experience:

1 year of nursing experience preferred.

Licence/Certification:

NMC (Nursing and Midwifery Council) certification preferred.

Registered General Nurse

Safehands Recruitment is currently assisting a very prestigious client in Mirfield, based at a refurbished 19th century house, you will be joining a tight-knit team who are dedicated to providing a happy and safe home, with the emphasis on sociable and relaxed atmosphere where all residents can live in comfort in a home-from-home environment. They are seeking the services of a Registered General Nurse (RGN) for night shifts, offering £18.50 PH and a night Supplement. This is a full-time permanent position that entails 48 hours per week.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide support to the care team and oversee care planning, provision, and evaluation.

Ensure the delivery of safe, high-quality care in accordance with Company Policies and Procedures.

Develop and lead care staff, providing direct and indirect supervision.

Manage the clinical environment, demonstrating strong clinical leadership.

Uphold service users’ dignity and individuality.

Maintain a secure environment for service users, staff, and visitors.

Ensure compliance with Health and Social Care Act 2008 regulations and Care Quality Commission standards.

Additional Responsibilities:

Adhere to agreed standards in delivering top-quality nursing care.

Provide clinical expertise across all aspects of nursing care.

Participate in education and assessment of care team, including nursing students.

Safely administer prescribed medications and closely monitor service users.

Manage distressing situations for service users with chronic or terminal illnesses.

Maintain effective communication with the care team, other teams, service users’ representatives, and Allied Health Professionals.

Participate in daily Safety Huddles, Multi-Disciplinary Team Meetings, and staff meetings.

Essential Criteria:

Qualifications:

Registered Nurse with valid Nursing and Midwifery Council registration.

Experience:

Demonstrated ability to provide quality care, strong interpersonal and leadership skills, and knowledge of Nursing Midwifery Council guidelines.

Organisational, teamwork, time management, and adaptability skills.

Basic computer literacy, first aid knowledge, and health and safety awareness.

Kind, considerate, innovative, caring, honest, reliable, trustworthy, and respectful attitude.

Ability to work independently, under pressure, and remain calm, with flexibility, adaptability, and self-awareness.

Special Mandatory Requirements:

Compliance with Health and Social Care Act 2008 regulations.

Immediate reporting of safeguarding concerns.

Implementation of health and safety policies.

Infection prevention and control compliance.

Maintenance of mandatory vaccinations.

Attendance of mandatory training.

Promotion of equal opportunities.

Job Details:

12-hour night shifts with weekend availability.

Relocation or reliable commuting to Mirfield is required.

Experience:

1 year of nursing experience preferred.

Licence/Certification:

NMC (Nursing and Midwifery Council) certification preferred.

Non Nurse Deputy Manager

Safehands Recruitment is currently assisting a very prestigious client in Leeds to recruit an Assistant Manager / Deputy Manager to help with the daily running of their care home alongside the Registered Manager and will lead the home in their absence. This is a full time permanent position that entails 40 hours per week, offering £13.00 per hour (£24,960.00) with care home rounds in Gomersal, Cleckheaton, Birstall and Dewsbury.  

Key Responsibilities:

Provide support to the care team and oversee care planning, provision, and evaluation.

Ensure the delivery of safe, high-quality care in accordance with Company Policies and Procedures.

Develop and lead care staff, providing direct and indirect supervision.

Manage the clinical environment, demonstrating strong clinical leadership.

Uphold service users’ dignity and individuality.

Maintain a secure environment for service users, staff, and visitors.

Ensure compliance with Health and Social Care Act 2008 regulations and Care Quality Commission standards.

Additional Responsibilities:

Working in partnership with both Local authority and regulators.

Providing information, advice and support to residents, families and staff and external agencies i.e. GP’s and District nurses.

Promote residents’ rights and duties and encourage them to join activities.

Help residents to access local services and take part in the local community.

Monitor business performance and quality of care.

Ensure that all staff are aware of the most current policies and practices.

Recruit, train and supervise staff.

Provide support and professional supervision to care staff.

Ensure effective communication with relatives and other healthcare professionals i.e. GPs and district nurses.

Ensure confidentiality at all times regarding all aspects of care and management of the home.

Qualification:

NVQ Level 5 in Health & Social Care

Special Mandatory Requirements:

Compliance with Health and Social Care Act 2008 regulations.

Immediate reporting of safeguarding concerns.

Implementation of health and safety policies.

Infection prevention and control compliance.

Maintenance of mandatory vaccinations.

Attendance of mandatory training.

Promotion of equal opportunities.

Job Details:

40 hours per week

Relocation or reliable commuting to Gomersal, Cleckheaton, Birstall and Dewsbury.

Experience:

1 year of domiciliary care experience preferred.

Licence/Certification:

Full Driving Licence and vehicle preferred.

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