Support Worker

2M Employment Solutions Ltd
Islington, London, England
£9.75 per hour
25 Aug 2017
23 Sep 2017
Contract Type

Support Workers - (X8)
Hours: Flexible Hours
Location: Islington Medium Learning Disability Supported Living Services
Salary: £9.75 per hour (London Living Wage)
Job Ref: SW-Islington

Everything we do at the organization is about promoting the choice and independence of vulnerable people to have genuine control over their lives, play an active role in the community and develop as individuals. We provide innovative and responsive housing, care and support services that promote choice and independence for people with learning disabilities in Camden and Islington.

We are looking for enthusiastic, creative and committed individuals to join the teams. If you feel you can bring a fresh approach, some new ideas and a commitment to supporting vulnerable people to have genuine control over their lives, play an active role in the community and develop as individuals then we want to hear from you.

As a Support Worker your duties will include:
* Provide support to individuals in line with agreed support plans
* Coordinating packages of care and support for individuals and supporting individuals with reviews of support and any needs for long term care or support.
* Demonstrate good IT skills, and be able to record information clearly and professionally
* Good verbal communication skills; be able to liaise professionally with a range of external stakeholders, care managers, health professionals, other services and providers of support, and family members of customers.
* Delivering a service that promotes and supports choice, empowers individuals, helps people take control of their own support and care, and increases their independence and self-determination.
* Putting the customer at the heart of your work, promoting each individual's needs for independence, well-being and dignity
* Flexible approach to working shift patterns, which may include some evening and weekend hours, and bank holidays.

We are a forward thinking organisation, committed to providing the best support possible to vulnerable people therefore you will be provided with comprehensive training and will be supported every step of the way to develop your career with us.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 17th September 2017.

Successful applicants will be invited to attend an interview which is likely to be 22nd September 2017.

The organization 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 by us.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.