Do you ever feel that your current role just isn't fulfilling or rewarding enough?
Do you want a career where you can change lives?
This is a great opportunity to work for an ambitious charity committed to making a difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities and mental health challenges.
We are looking for Full Time Workers who are highly motivated people, willing to go the extra mile to support adults to enjoy an active and fulfilling lifestyle.
We have positions in
- Lewisham in our supported living (residential) and particularly need people who can drive
- Outreach (community) services
As a Support Worker, you will support people with learning disabilities, autism and/or mental health challenges to have control over and choice about their lives and to contribute to the community as equal citizens.
You must demonstrate the right attitude to support people with learning difficulties and mental health challenges. We would prefer people with experience in a paid or voluntary capacity but the right attitude is more important.
As a Support Worker, you will get to know the people we support, what is important to them and how they want to be supported so that they are in control of the support they get. You must be willing and able to work with people who have a variety of different behaviours, including behaviour that may challenge the service.
A person-centred approach to working is essential and you must be willing to work flexible hours to meet the demands of the services. Flexible hours may include evenings, weekends, early mornings, late nights, sleeping-ins, bank holidays and supporting people to go on holiday as required.
- 22 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
- Cycle to work scheme
- Employee helpline
- Contributory pension scheme
- Childcare vouchers
- A supportive working environment where training and progression is encouraged
This role is a full time position.
Support Worker | Healthcare | Mental Health | Learning Difficulties | Behaviour | Charity
- Positive attitude to disability
- Commitment to providing a quality service and be a positive role model to people supported
- Person centred
- Be able to work flexible shifts, including night cover, early morning, evenings, weekends and bank holidays
Three Cs stands for 'Control and Choice in the Community' for people with learning disabilities, autism and/or mental health challenges. We support people to have control over and choice about their lives and to contribute to the community as equal citizens.
Closing date 9am, 1st July 2019