Lead Support Worker BLUL81558

5 days left

Location
Ealing, London (Greater)
Salary
£10.43 per hour
Posted
03 May 2019
Closes
31 May 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Certitude is an adult social care provider, rated as outstanding by CQC for our Domiciliary Care. We are proud of our history of supporting people with complex mental health needs and learning disabilities and support more than 1500 people in a diverse range of services across London. We employ 1000 staff and are committed to their development. With Certitude you have the opportunity to work with incredible people, develop your career and support others to have a good life.

If you’re interested in a career that makes a difference, a fantastic opportunity has arisen for three Lead Support Workers to co-manage a team of Support Workers who positively impact the lives of the people we support at our Supported Living Services in Ealing.

The Lead Support Workers will support adults with learning disabilities in their own home, to enable them to live a good life, and to achieve their goals. They’ll work as part of a team, supporting people in line with their person-centred support plans, and with all aspects of their daily life both at home, and out and about in their community.

The Lead Support Workers will also facilitate teams in achieving person-centred outcomes for the people we support, some of whom have profound and complex needs, to maximise the individual's independence, and enable them to be active in their communities.

You’ll provide coaching and supervision of junior colleagues to accomplish choice, control and understanding for the people we support, which will enable them to achieve what is important to them and their lifestyle choices.

Another key part of the role is being actively involved in the in the performance management, and motivating of your teams. Additionally, you will be 'hands on', leading by example through the provision of outstanding levels of service to the people we support.


Building relationships with the people we support, and their families is vital in this role, as is the ability to demonstrate your Knowledge of person-centred working and developing person-centred support plans with individuals.

Your hours will be 37.5 hours a week on flexible 7-day shift rota.

The successful candidate will be expected to work approximately 15 hours per week on administrative tasks and 21.5 hours per week on shift supporting people. When applying please ensure that you use your supporting statement to demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria for the role.

To be a successful Lead Support Worker you will need to demonstrate:

  • a practical and organised approach – willing to get involved in hands-on support for others e.g. cooking, driving, attending medical appointments
  • able to motivate others and build their confidence to try new things, meet new people, develop friendships and be active members of their community
  • ability to work with and lead a team and understand the importance of team work in relation to achieving desired goals and outcomes
  • ability to use a range of technology –internet, emails, databases, Microsoft office, excel, smart phone, iPad

What’s in it for you:

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

Our Values:

  • Working Together
  • Continuously Improving
  • Inspired by People
  • Dependable

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 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.

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