Do you want to play a crucial part in improving the wellbeing of people with learning disabilities? We can promise you a varied and rewarding role working in a committed and supportive team to help people live more fulfilled lives.
Share is a registered charity and a centre for training and wellbeing. We provide a range of programmes helping adults with learning disabilities, autism and other support needs become more happy, healthy and independent. Our vision is a world where disabled people are fully included in society, living the life they choose, and we need talented people to help us make that happen.
We have full-time positions available as well as part-time and job-sharing opportunities for those needing to fit in more easily with family or other commitments.
You’ll help people build the life skills they need to make positive long term changes. You’ll support our students in their sessions, both at our training centres and out in the community, helping them achieve their personal objectives and keep learning in an engaging, fun and stimulating way.
Who we’re looking for
- You’ll have experience supporting adults with learning disabilities or autism
- You’re an excellent communicator, someone who listens with great patience and empathy
- Coping with tricky situations won’t phase you due to your resilient nature
- You’re passionate about helping people reach their goals
- Most importantly, you share our strong commitment to the inclusion of disabled people in society, you believe in equality for all
Full job description and person specification can be downloaded from this page (below) or found ou our website by clicking on 'Apply.'
Why work for us?
Share is committed to empowering disabled people. You’ll make a difference every day, helping people to live as independently as possible.
Our values drive us forward. They provide the framework for everything we do, including who we hire. We believe everyone has something to offer others, and we build on people's individual talents, interests and abilities. We think happy employees are successful employees.
We won employer of the year at the Wandsworth Business Awards in 2019 and we hold gold Investors in People accreditation. This means we truly understand the value of people: we focus on what people can do, not what holds them back. And we have robust policies in place so that every single person working at Share takes ownership for making our programmes come to life.
We’ve been praised for our thorough induction process and supportive working environment where everyone has a voice and is valued. You’ll be surrounded by people who support you, challenge you, and inspire you.
How to apply
We positively welcome applications from all parts of the community and from people with diverse cultural backgrounds and lived experience.
Please complete our application form and equal opportunities form which can be downloaded on our website (click 'Apply' to access the vacancy page).
If you would like to have chat about the role before applying, please contact us.
We focus on ability and believe people work best when they feel valued, safe and happy. We do all that we can to make sure that Share is friendly and welcoming to everyone.
This job is subject to two satisfactory references, evidence of qualifications, an enhanced DBS check and providing evidence of right to work in the UK. If you are disabled and would like to discuss other ways of submitting your application, please get in touch.
We look forward to receiving your application.
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