Are you a warm, highly motivated person with person-centred values who can empower and support people with a learning disability to transform their lives? Are you creative, proactive and willing to go the extra mile to enable people to achieve their aspirations?
We are recruiting a new team to support tenants with a learning disability or autism to enjoy a fantastic 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 very pleasant residential location next to Wandsworth Common, close to bus routes and local amenities.
We require flexible and reliable bank workers to support our staff to provide a high quality service. This rewarding role will require working shifts which suit you and meet service user needs. Available shifts will include weekdays, evenings, weekends, bank holidays and sleep-ins.
You must be committed to an empowering approach to support which enables people to lead fulfilling and valued lives, maintain their tenancies, participate in their local community, develop independent living skills and achieve their personal goals and desired outcomes. As well as providing direct care and support, you will have the opportunity to support people to achieve their dreams and goals. Many of the service users will be young adults and this may be their first experience of living in their own home, with your support and mentoring they will be able to establish a full and positive lifestyle.
You will need some relevant experience of supporting people with a learning disability, autism or other support needs. You must have a 'can-do approach', person-centred values, energy and commitment. You will need good communication skills and the ability to contribute to written records. You will have a strong work ethic and duty of care and be able to contribute to a positive, team approach.
We offer our bank workers on-going free mandatory and service specific training and we can support you to complete the Care Certificate. We will offer you supportive management and good availability of work. You must enjoy good health and be able to carry out all expected personal care and daily living tasks.
The service is located close to Wandsworth High Street and Wandsworth Common and is easily accessible by public transport, including buses and overground.
London, England, London, United Kingdom