Life Enabler (Transforming Care)

  • Job Reference: SCAGS1905/CC
  • Date Posted: 30 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Certitude
  • Location: Uxbridge
  • Salary: £21,214
  • Sector: Administration Assistant
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Life Enabler (Transforming Care)
Location: Uxbridge
Application deadline: Wednesday 19th May 2021
Salary: £21,214.46 per annum
Region: Ealing

Job Summary

Are you an active and outdoors-motivated person? Then this might be for you. Do you want to change lives and minds? A role of a Life Enabler means no two days are the same.
 
Would you want to help S-AM grow and have a life that any human being deserves?
 
We are looking for you to get S-AM and the team to up and go on an adventure every day, making it fun and happy. Are you willing to work to support S-AM who has severe Autism and complex needs? S-AM is a happy person with a hilarious sense of humour, however due to his complexities, he can also demonstrate challenging behaviours at times. It is important that the right person is able to adapt to this and understands the importance of de-escalation and diversion tactics.
 
S-AM enjoys:
 
- Going for long walks in the park, trampolining, horse riding, going on forest adventures and swimming
- He can sometimes decide to stay in his room all day, so it’s important that the team members encourage S-AM to go outside and to motivate outings
- S-AM enjoys listening to music
- S-AM loves food and Disney films
- S-AM loves anything involving trains and planes

Your qualities as a Life Enabler for S-AM
 
- You will need to have a ‘can-do’ resilient attitude and be committed to inspiring positive change in this young person’s life
- You will need to be engaging, patient, and be able to inject fun in activities and during everyday support
- You will have a pro-active approach as no two days will be the same
- You will need to be creative, intuitive, and able to improvise when needed. If you have a curious mind and are solution orientated, we welcome you
- You will be motivated to learn new skills and mentor your peers
- You will be able cook and clean with a meticulous attention to detail
- You will be reliable and dependable as a team member
- You will be able to work with S-AM’s family in a professional manner
- It would be an advantage if you were able to speak some Portuguese
- You will have a background in sports, therapy or drama/music/yoga /tai-chi
- You will ideally a full, clean manual driver’s license
- You must be an outgoing individual with a proactive nature
- It’s important you understand Autism and its complexities and unpredictabilities
- If you come from an artistic background, we would love to hear from you, as we would like to encourage these activities to take place with S-AM
 
At the Certitude Group, not only are we proud of our history of supporting people with complex mental health needs and learning disabilities, we are also making history as we are supporting a young man to move into his own house as part of the Transforming Care programme. Transforming Care is all about supporting people with learning disabilities and/or autism to live in their own homes, in the community, and most importantly closer to their family and friends.
 
Working Pattern:
 
The support is provided 24 hours a day on a 3:1 basis, with shifts starting at 7am. The rota consists of day shifts, waking night and sleep in shifts.
 
You will be supported with a detailed training development plan consisting of:
 
- Specialist training including positive behaviour support, person centred active support, autism training, intensive interaction training, non-abusive physical and psychological interventions (NAPPI)
- Peer support, management supervision and reflective practice
- A competitive salary and scope for development

Benefits:
 
- A stimulating work environment full of opportunities to learn and develop
- 33 days’ annual leave with a leave purchase scheme, pension scheme and access to 24-hour Employee Assistance support
- Paid Enhanced DBS
- Eye care vouchers
- Travel season ticket loan and Cycle to work Scheme (eligible after 12 months service)
- PerkBox employee discounts platform
 
If you are interested in empowering and enriching the life of this young person, please take a look at the job description and person specification for further information and apply now!
 
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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.

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