Support Worker - Residential Services (Care, Carer) EXEC71371

Location
RG45 6BQ, Crowthorne
Salary
£15,788 - £17,814 per annum
Posted
17 Sep 2018
Closes
15 Oct 2018
Ref
EXEC71371
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a leading children's, family and learning disability charity.  Founded in 1795, they enjoy the Patronage of Her Majesty The Queen and support thousands of vulnerable children and their families, children with special educational needs and people with learning disabilities in London and the South East.

Joining them as a Residential Services Support Worker at the Tager Centre, you will provide person centred support to adults with learning disabilities living in the care home enabling them to live ordinary lives as active citizens in the community.

As part of a team to provide individualised and personalised support to adults with a learning disability within a range of community and accommodation-based settings, you will work in partnership with the people that we support, the team and all other stakeholders to plan, organise, implement, monitor and review activities and must exercise creativity in developing Person Centred Plans (PCP) with the people they support. 

Essentially, you will enable the people they support to take control of their lives by maximising independence and participation in all personal, social, cultural, educational and employment opportunities in accordance with their individual needs and wishes.

With a willingness to undertake the Skills for Care Induction and work towards QCF Level 2, the successful candidate will be working (or have previously worked) in a care setting in a paid or voluntary capacity. 

With an understanding of Learning Disabilities and a commitment to an inclusive approach to service planning and delivery, you will be able to support people with a range of communication and behavioural needs and be willing to work flexibly to meet individual needs including weekends, evenings and nights.

Benefits:

  • The opportunity to work for a leading UK charity
  • Competitive salary & benefits package
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • 1pm finish on a Friday
  • A challenging and varied role
  • A supportive team
  • Additional leave during Jewish festivals

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure.  Our client is a disability confident employer which means they are committed to employing people with disabilities.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.