Saturday , April 13 2024

Guardian Part Time Jobs – Support Worker

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CREATIVE SUPPORT

Are you a warm, highly motivated individual with person-centred values who can empower and support people with a learning disability? Are you reliable, responsive and able to accept responsibility?

We are recruiting waking night staff to support tenants with learning disabilities or autism to enjoy an excellent quality of life in a new-build development of 9 self-contained flats, purpose designed to maximise independence and community connections. The accommodation is located in a pleasant residential location next to Wandsworth Common, close to bus routes and local amenities.

This rewarding role will require flexibility across the week and your schedule will include working night shifts of 9 or 10 hours duration. We can offer you 2 or 3 nights per week on a rota basis. A high level of motivation and personal commitment is required along with demonstrable skills in engaging service users in planning their support. You will also be expected to work professionally alongside Care Managers and health professionals as well communicating positively with families, support workers and friends. You will need to be punctual and reliable and able to work in an effective and accountable manner without direct supervision.

We value relevant experience of supporting people with a learning disability or autism as well as a ‘can-do approach’, person-centred values, energy and commitment. You will need good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to develop good quality support plans. You will have a strong work ethic and duty of care and be able to contribute to a positive, team approach. You can chose to be paid on a weekly or monthly basis

If you do not already have a relevant vocational qualification in health or social care we will support you to complete the Care Certificate and an accredited Health & Social Care Diploma after a probationary period of 4 months. In return we will offer you good conditions of service, supportive management and prospects for future career progression. You must enjoy good health and be able to carry out all expected care and daily living tasks.

We would encourage you to apply to us even if you have not yet had your COVID 19 vaccine. You will be required to have your first COVID 19 vaccine prior to your interview and your second vaccine before you start work with us. This time will be used to complete post interview recruitment checks. Applicants who are unable to receive the vaccination on medical grounds are still welcome to apply with provision of their official NHS COVID pass letter of medical exemption.



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