Residential Support Worker

What is the role

Responsible for looking after the physical and mental wellbeing of vulnerable adults in care.

What does it involve

  • Checking the needs and progress of residents
  • Providing physical care, which could include bathing, toileting dressing and feeding
  • Providing one-to-one advice or group support sessions teach daily living skills like budgeting, shopping and claiming benefits
  • Providing leisure and creative activities in a safe and supportive setting
  • Helping residents to deal with problems and become independent
  • Talking with residents’ families and arrange family and home visits

Salary range

from £33,300 to £39,000

Entry qualifications required

Relevant qualification depending on area.

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