Female Support Worker

  • Job Reference: TCFLO1205/CC
  • Date Posted: 15 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Certitude
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £20,530
  • Sector: Administration Assistant
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Female* Support Worker
Wandsworth, London
 
An exciting opportunity to join Certitude as a Support Worker as we continue to grow as a Social Care provider in London.
 
Salary: £20,530.13 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours
Job Type: Permanent
Service: Respite
Location: Wandsworth
Shift Pattern: 7am – 3pm / 2pm – 10pm (7-day rota)
Positions Available: 2
 
Benefits
 
- A stimulating work environment full of opportunities to learn and develop
- 33 days annual leave, pension scheme and 24-hour Employee Assistance
- Paid Enhanced DBS
- Eye care vouchers
- Travel season ticket loan & Cycle to work Scheme (eligible after 12 months service)
 
About the role
 
The role of a Support Worker is to enable the people we support to manage aspects of their daily life.
 
Duties will include:
 
- Making a difference to the lives of those you support
- Help to use a range of recovery oriented and person-centered planning tools
- Ensure all plans and records relating to the people we support are accurate and up to date
- Support with everyday tasks to maximise the individual’s independence
- Work in a consistent and positive way with local managers and other team members to ensure people get a great service
- Undertake various levels of personal care and manual handling
 
About you
 
To be a Support Worker at Certitude, experience is not essential. Full training will be given; however, the following are essential:
 
- Ability to motivate others and build confidence
- Ability to work on your own initiative and also be a great team player
- Practical, adaptable and organised
- Have interests and skills that they are willing to share and get others involved
- Ability to use technology – PC and modern technology equipment
 
About the Organisation
 
The Certitude Group are proud of our history of supporting people with complex mental health needs and learning disabilities. We support more than 1800 people across London through a diverse range of support services and believe in providing the right level of support, to enable individuals to flourish, contribute and live a good life. 
 
As a Gold Level Investor in People, we have high employee engagement and a strong commitment to people development from both our Board and Leadership Team. As a result, we are able to support people with mental health needs and learning disabilities to live the life they want to lead; happy, healthy, respected as equals and valued for their contribution within communities.
 
We aim to be the best social care employer in London and are proud of our reputation as a London employer - employing more than a 1500 staff and volunteers with a turnover of £48m.
 
Do you want to be a Support Worker at Certitude? Complete an application form and someone from the Recruitment Team will be in touch!
 
All our posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure as well as a full employment history and employment references. We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.
 
We reserve the right to close vacancies before the date stated when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. You are advised to submit your completed application form as soon as possible to have the best chance of being considered.
 
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
 
* This post is exempt under section 9, part 1 of the Equality Act 2010