We have a number of exciting opportunities for Support Workers to join us in several supported living services for adults with learning disabilities and autism in Tower Hamlets.
Our client has been providing high-quality support and care services to vulnerable people for more than 40 years in London and has grown from strength-to-strength.
Role: Support Worker
Location: Tower Hamlets
Salary: £21,497 per annum pro rata (£10.85 per hour)
Contract: Fixed 38 Hours per week roles AND flexible Zero hours contracts. All posts will involve working evenings, weekends, and bank holidays
Closing Date: 21st October 2021
Interviews: will be held on 28th and 29th October 2021
About the role:
We are looking for enthusiastic, creative, and committed individuals to join the team. The role of Support Worker involves providing day to day support with daily living tasks, activities and making full use of community opportunities. Every day is different as a Support Worker; you might be swimming, socialising, or supporting someone to find a college, learn to hoover, or work their laptop... but whatever you do, the people you support are always at the heart of your working day.
To be successful as a Support Worker you will share the organisations values of enabling, empowering, and engaging. You will also need to bring with you the following skills:
- Experience of providing support to vulnerable adults
- Experience of teamwork
- Patient, understanding and caring
- Vibrant, enthusiastic, and fun
- Energetic, flexible and have a positive “can do” attitude
- Willing and able to actively support involvement in a wide range of community and social activities
- Able to communicate with different people using a variety of approaches
- Able to follow guidelines to help achieve a consistent approach
If you feel you can bring experience and a commitment to supporting people to meet their full potential, then we want to hear from you.
As well as knowing what you do makes a difference to people’s lives every day, you will also receive a great benefits package:
- Flexible working hours that will give you the work life balance that is right for you
- Up to 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time)
- Computing Scheme
- Credit Union Scheme
- Cycle-to-Work Scheme
- Death in Service Benefit
- Health Assured – Employee Assistance Programme
- Blue Light Card
- Eye care Vouchers
- Flu Jab Reimbursement
- Long Service Awards
- Pension Scheme
- Purchase Additional Annual Leave
- Refer-a-Friend Scheme
- Loans (including season tickets and parking permit loans)
The organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment. If the post you apply for involves working with or having access to adults at risk and/or their records, we will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Services for successful candidates. This will be fully subsidised. They are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Whilst experience is not essential as full training will be provided, we very much welcome previous experience working as: Support Worker, Home Carer, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker.