Judge Rosalind Coe told Hinds he had used "heartless, unkind and unacceptable violence".
You used violence, rough treatment, intimidation to frighten and control service users so they were less likely to display challenging behaviour in your presence.
Your bullying and intimidation to other staff members enabled you to carry on over a long period of time.
She said the victims in the case were severely disabled and in no position to defend themselves.
"It is hard to imagine more vulnerable people," Judge Coe said. "They were all dependent on you."
The judge said she read many impact statement from relatives of the victims. She said each spoke of devastation and breach of trust.
More top news
The pair, both believed to be in their 20s, were found at the edge of a road after being hit at a bus stop in the ski resort of La Clusaz.
The bank, which is majority owned by the taxpayer, has recorded its ninth consecutive year in the red.
The department store chain said nearly 400 jobs would be lost as it grapples with the pressures facing the retail sector.