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BSL Residential Support Workers – Underwood, Nottinghamshire

Salary: £9 – £15 per hour, dependent on experience
Underwood, Nottinghamshire

We are looking for dynamic people with a positive sensitive approach who have a genuine interest in providing intensive residential one to one support to a young male adult with learning disabilities, mental health conditions and very challenging behaviours.

Ideal candidates will be passionate about providing therapeutic, creative, safe and exciting care and support in a residential home environment. Candidate must have a passion for making a difference to our customer’s life.

Although at times challenging, this job can be extremely rewarding.


  • Must be able to use British Sign Language
  • Must be confident and have the ability to keep a calm head in challenging situations.
  • Flexible – must be flexible to cover shift patterns which include a mix of earlies, lates, nights, long days, weekends and sleep-ins

Desirable experience:

  • Ability to engage with patients/clients with challenging behaviours.
  • Some experience of looking after others.
  • Must have or willing to have control and restraint training, (PMVA, MAPA or equivalent) – Full mandatory training is provided alongside a further 3-day client specific course incorporating de-escalation, breakaway techniques and restraint holds.
  • Ability to use Makaton is an advantage
  • NHS experience is an advantage
  • Experience of working within Secure Units or Mental Health Care Settings is an advantage

We offer good benefits and continuous development and training.

For more information please email:

Or phone:

First Class Care on 0115 860 2258 / 07376 083628

Closing Date 25 June 2018