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Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Newham, London
Up to £21944 per annum + benefits
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Hackney, London
Up to £20572 per annum + benefits
LiveWest
Bristol
£20,200 - £22,500 plus car allowance per annum
Single Homeless Project
Islington
Starting at £22,346 rising incrementally to £24,074 per annum (starting salary dependent on relevant experience)
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Southwark, London
Up to £21944 per annum + benefits
Assisted Accommodation LTD
Multiple Locations
£21,000.00 - £24,000.00 per year
JOB SATISFACTION EMPOWERING ADULTS SUFFERING FROM HOMELESSNESS! Providing floating support to single adults, with complex support needs.
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Westminster, London
Up to £10972 per annum
Connection Support
Oxfordshire
£19,004 - £22,773 per year
We have an excellent track record of delivering high quality services for the communities we serve for the past 25 years.
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Kent
Up to £20000 per annum
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Tower Hamlets
Up to £21944 per annum
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Ealing, London
Up to £21944 per annum
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Lambeth, London
Up to £21944 per annum + benefits
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Kent
Up to £20000 per annum
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Job description

Recruiting for Support Worker x2 to join our Learning Disabilities service in Bexley!


GBP 21,944 per annum plus 25 days Annual Leave, Pension schemes, Staff discounts, healthcare and more


This role is working 40 hours per week.


Wadeville is a site comprising of supported living services and a residential service and in total supports 29 people. The people that live there range in age from fairly young adults to more mature. The needs of the people whom live there are vary, there are low, medium and high but people live in homes that are compatible to their needs. People need continued support to maintain independence and develop their skills. Support Workers will provide support to customers to help them develop the life skills they require to meet the assessed needs of the customers of the service. In some services, this will include providing physical, domestic, emotional and social care. They will work with customers to promote social inclusion and alongside other members of the team to promote independent living, encouraging customers to maximise their skills and choices.


Key Responsibilities:


- If a need arises, deliver all aspects of support to enable a customer to develop independent living skills as appropriate to the individual needs of the customer. In some services, this will include delivering personal and physical care as appropriate
- Support customers to undertake all domestic tasks wherever possible, including practical assistance where they have not yet developed the skills, to ensure customers enjoy a high quality of accommodation
- Participate in the support planning and risk management, as facilitated by the lead Support Worker
- Carry out security duties to ensure the safety of the customers and premises
- Monitor the CCTV throughout the shift
- Enable customers to make full use of community facilities by providing support as directed
- Carry out support duties to enable customers to integrate into the community including e.g. accompanying the customer to attend benefit agency appointments and meetings, go shopping, to enquire at colleges about possible courses, to visit various public amenities
- Report any observations relating to customers welfare
- Adhere to all the policies and procedures of Look Ahead Care, Support & Housing plus those specific to the project including any statutory requirements
- Ensure Look Ahead Health and Safety policies and local protocols are adhered to at all times
- Maintain records as required at the project under the direction of the Support Workers/ management
- Participate in team meetings/reviews and the general development of the service
- Undertake any other duties consistent with the grade and nature of the post as may be reasonably assigned


This is not an exhaustive list of all the duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time and is subject to change in accordance with the needs of Look Ahead.


Person Specification:


- Exudes a warm friendly presence and open behaviour
- Prefers working as part of a group or team
- Is fundamentally calm and resilient, does not let emotion adversely affect them or obscure their judgement
- Flexible
- Open to feedback and self development
- Has a practical and logical mind and is naturally well organised
- Thrives on change and enjoys dynamic diverse environments
- Is confident with high levels of self-esteem
- Is respectful, articulate and sensitive in style of communication
- Is motivated towards excellence and improvement of personal performance with a can do attitude
- Enjoys social interaction and the company of others, joins in local activities to encourage customer involvement
- Ability to cope positively with challenging and diverse behaviour


Skills, Knowledge and Experience:


Essential:


- NVQ Level 2 or equivalent or experience within charity/social care sector


Desirable:


- Experience in working with people with Learning Disabilities and Autism


Please note that we have the right to close any vacancy before the advertised closing date if we have received a high number of applications.

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Look Ahead Care and Support

Look Ahead supports around 8,000 people across London and the South East each year. People who for a variety of reasons may need some extra suppor... Read more

Posted on: 06 December 2019
Closing date: 03 January 2020
Job ref: REQ001531
Tags: Support Worker,Social Work
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