Certitude Support
City of London, London
£19,743.12 (£10.07 per hour)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description
Support Worker

Location: Kensington & Chelsea
Application Deadline: 20th July 2020
Salary: £19,743.12 (£10.07 per hour)
Region: Kensington and Chelsea

Job Summary

Are you interested in a career that makes a difference? At Certitude we are proud of our history of supporting people with mental health needs and learning disabilities. We support more than 1,500 people across London through a diverse range of support services and believe in providing the right level of support, to enable individuals to flourish, contribute and live a good life.

As a Gold Level Investor in People, we have high employee engagement and a strong commitment to people development from both our Board and Leadership Team. As a result, we can support people with mental health needs and learning disabilities to live the life they want to lead; happy, healthy, respected as equals and valued for their contribution within communities.

We have a number of opportunities for Grade 2 Support Workers in our services across the borough of Kensington & Chelsea, supporting people with Learning Disabilities. You will provide just the right level of support so they can gain the confidence and everyday skills to live full and active lives in the community.

Key to your success will be your ability to build rapport with the people we support, being adaptable and able to develop good relationships with colleagues in each of the services. A strong positive attitude is essential for this position, along with a willingness to undertake various levels of personal care and manual handling, and to make a difference to the lives of those you support.

Establishing good relationships with the people you support, you will help them to use a range of person centered planning tools. Working as part of a team, you will work to a person centered support plan in a fast-paced environment to meet the outcomes and lifestyle choices of the people you support.

Your hours of work will be 37.5 hours on a flexible shift rota including mornings, evenings, weekends and potentially sleep-ins.

If you are interested in enriching the lives of the people we support, please take a look at the job description and person specification for further information and select the apply button now!

Benefits:

- A competitive salary
- A stimulating work environment full of opportunities to learn and develop
- An attractive package of 25 days’ annual leave, pension scheme, childcare vouchers, access to a 24 hour Employee Assistance counselling service
- We will pay for your Enhanced DBS
- Eye care vouchers
- Travel season ticket loan
- Cycle to work Scheme

All our posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure as well as a need for full employment history from time of leaving compulsory education and up to date employment references. We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the job vacancy and to consider them on their abilities.

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.
Posted on: 26 June 2020
Closed date: 20 July 2020
Job ref: ACAEX2007/PK-HL
Tags: Support Worker