Community Connector

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Jul 2021
Closes
09 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Community Connector

Location: Camden
Application Deadline: 25th July 2021
Salary: GBP21,214.46 per annum pro rata
Region: Camden

Job Summary

An exciting opportunity to join Certitude as a Community Connector as we continue to grow as a Social Care provider in London.

Salary: GBP21,214.46 per annum pro rata
Hours: 10 hours per week
Job Type: Permanent
Service: Learning Disabilities
Location: London Borough of Camden - various services
Shift Pattern: Part-Time

Benefits

- A stimulating work environment full of opportunities to learn and develop
- 33 days' annual leave (pro rata) , pension scheme and 24-hour Employee Assistance
- Paid Enhanced DBS
- Eye care vouchers
- Travel season ticket loan & Cycle to work Scheme (eligible after 12 months service)

About the role

The Role of the Community Connector is to enable people living in Camden who no longer use traditional day services to make new community connections and new unpaid relationships. You will do this by using your knowledge of the groups and activities that are available locally to enable people to make informed choices about the groups and activities they want to engage in.

Duties will include:

- Making a difference to the lives of those you support
- Developing new opportunities for community connections and developing lasting friendships and relationships
- Support people to spend their time in ways that give them pleasure and meaning
- Work in a consistent and positive way with local managers and local team members to ensure people get a great service from the whole team
- Support with everyday tasks to maximize the individual's independence
- Work in a consistent and positive way with local managers and other team members to ensure people get a great service
- Develop and maintain links with professional bodies that support Community Connecting

About you

To be a Community Connector at Certitude, the following are essential:

- Experience of supporting people who have learning disabilities to become more active in their community
- Experience of building great relationships which promotes inclusion for people with learning disabilities
- Good knowledge of the London Borough of Camden
- Ability to research new community-based resources and services that meet people's identified needs
- Ability to work on your own initiative and also be a great team player
- Practical, adaptable and organised
- Have interests and skills that they are willing to share and get others involved
- Ability to use technology - PC and modern technology equipment

About the Organisation

The Certitude Group are proud of our history of supporting people with complex mental health needs and learning disabilities. We support more than 1800 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 are able to 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 aim to be the best social care employer in London and are proud of our reputation as a London employer - employing more than a 1500 staff and volunteers with a turnover of GBP48m.

Our Values

Working Together
Continuously Improving
Inspired by People
Dependable

Do you want to be a Community Connector at Certitude? Select the apply button, complete an application form and someone from the Recruitment Team will be in touch!

All our posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure as well as a full employment history and employment references. We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We reserve the right to close vacancies before the date stated when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. You are advised to submit your completed application form as soon as possible to have the best chance of being considered.

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