Support Worker job in London at Certitude

Support Worker

Company: Certitude

Location: London UK

Date Posted:Mar 13, 2017

Certitude is a successful and growing provider of personalised support for people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs. As a not-for-profit organisation, we have been developing our expertise, working with individuals, families and local communities across London since 1990. Certitude’s person-centred approach is creating a future where people with learning disabilities and mental health needs have the same opportunities and rights to a good life as everyone else. We work across 16 boroughs, employing over 1000 staff and supporting over 1500 people.Full Time - Support WorkerWe have a great opportunity for a Support Worker to support twenty one people with mental health support needs within our mental health supported living service in Lambeth. You will be supporting people between the ages of 18 - 65 ensuring they live a happy and meaningful life where support is based on choices as well as needs.Our Support Workers are who people we support can rely on, the people who take the time to listen and always go the extra mile to help. You will provide positive support to people to enable them to participate in community activities; you will also work with and develop a personal support plan that addresses people’s specific needs to assist them to achieve greater independence and self-esteem. You will actively liaise with statutory, voluntary agencies, advocates and family members.We are looking for Support Workers who are highly motivated, have a positive outlook and are able to engage and motivate people to participate in a range of meaningful activities.Prior support related experience is advantageous however; Certitude will provide full training including the Care CertificateYou must be able to work flexible shifts over a seven day rota which will include morning and afternoon shifts and sleep-in shifts. You should enjoy working as part of a team.Certitude is offering a competitive salary, a stimulating work environment full of opportunities to learn and develop with an attractive package of 25 days annual leave pro rata + bank holidays.You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Social Worker, Community Care, Not for Profit, NFP, Healthcare Assistant, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities, Care Worker, Administration, Voluntary Sector, and Care Assistant etc.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. View full job description
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