Residential Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 941790065-2
  • Date Posted: 11 March 2023
  • Recruiter: Cardea Healthcare
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £9.50 to £10.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Cardea Healthcare is a specialist healthcare recruitment agency providing home care services and staff into residential settings. We are currently recruiting for charismatic and friendly Support Worker's to work in residential settings on a shift basis.

Job Summary

The main responsibilities of the job are to support the individual's living within the services to lead fulfilled lives. Supporting a range of individuals with complex needs, learning disabilities, autism, and challenging behaviours.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Supporting with activities and accessing the community
  • Encouraging and supporting with daily living skills e.g. cooking, meal preparation, cleaning and household chores
  • Assisting with personal care - either prompting or full assistance
  • Working alongside other staff within the house
  • Social inclusion
  • Teaching life skills
  • Writing accurate and factual daily reports
  • Promoting and ensuring privacy and dignity

The following attainments and personal attributes are considered essential to the post:

  • Self-motivated, responsible, and able to act on your initiative
  • Be able to demonstrate good communication and interpersonal skills
  • The role involves flexible working hours, and you may be asked to work evening shifts and weekends
  • Be willing to travel to different locations for shift cover


  • Employed status
  • 28 days paid holiday per year based upon an accrual relating to hours worked
  • Pension contributions
  • Employee Assistance Programme

If you think you are best suited for this role, please do apply and our recruitment team will be in contact with you.