Support Worker

Recruiter
Certitude
Location
Kensington
Posted
28 Nov 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Support Worker When registering to this job board you will be redirected to the online application form. Please ensure that this is completed in full in order that your application can be reviewed. 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 are interested in a career that makes a difference, we are recruiting Support Workers to support adults with learning disabilities, autism, complex needs and behaviours that may challenge. We offer individualised and tailored support to meet individuals’ needs, strengths and interests, and encourage people to participate fully in, and contribute to their local community. As a Support Worker, the ability to engage with people through various activities and channels of communication is of utmost importance. You will work to ensure we are supporting people to live a happy and meaningful life, where support is based on individual choices as well as needs. Recognising the importance of family is essential and as a Support Worker you will work closely with families to build strong and trusting relationships. You will also need to be open to trialling new ideas, approaches and experiences whilst ensuring consistency within the team for the people you are supporting. To be a successful support worker you will need to demonstrate: ability to motivate others and build their confidence to try new things, meet new people, and achieve great outcomes ability to make and maintain great relationships with others and someone who is able to help others make contacts and friendships an interest in outdoor activities such as cycling, swimming and enjoy long walks ability to use a range of technology –internet, emails, databases, Microsoft office, excel, smart phone, IPad a proactive approach providing consistent hands-on support We will trust you to: create opportunities for people to try new things and make choices for themselves in a risk assessed environment build great relationships with the people we support and their families support and facilitate the learning and independence of individuals to achieve continuous growth consistently find ways to ensure people have as much power and control over their lives as possible work in a consistent and positive way with managers and other team members to ensure people receive a great service from the whole team at all times 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, childcare vouchers, 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. You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Learning Disabilities, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Mental Health Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Community Development, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Not for Profit, NFP etc.

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