Senior Care & Support Worker

Camberwell, London (Greater)
£19,000 per annum
23 May 2019
23 Jun 2019
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

About Us

Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing is one of the UK`s leading providers of affordable housing and care and support services. We employ over 1900 people to manage and develop our large portfolio of nearly 56,000 homes serving over 75,000 customers across London, the East Midlands, Southern and the East of England.

This role

This Senior Care and Support Worker role will give you the opportunity to improve your knowledge and develop your career in supporting individuals with forensic mental health issues.

This role is not a care role, but a support role for 12 customers at our service in Camberwell. Our customers have complex forensic mental health issues and require a level of advice and support that will help them ultimately achieve independent living.There will be a requirement on occasion to support 3 customers at a local service and requires lone work, but with full support from an experienced manager.

You will need to be prepared to be flexible and work a 24 / 7 rota. These are Day – 8am to 4pm, Late – 2pm to 10pm Plus a sleep in approximately once per week which 4pm to 11pm s/in 7.30am to 3.30pm. Additional payments are made for sleep ins.

What you`ll need to succeed

As this is a lone working role experience in a similar role is essential and any experience of supporting vulnerable adults with mental ill health would be an advantage. You also need to be able to demonstrate a passion to deliver excellent service to vulnerable adults in a dignified manner. You will need to be able to work independently and have the confidence to deal with customers that may act in an unpredictable manner.

What you`ll get in return

In return, you will be exposed to the fast-paced environment where you can benefit from our comprehensive in-house training to continue developing and utilising your skill set.

We offer great benefits, in addition to generous holiday entitlement we provide:

-eye care scheme
-salary sacrifice schemes and season ticket loans
-enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
-life assurance with a matched contribution (up to 12%) pension scheme

-plus lots of voluntary benefits including cash back and discounts from high street names

What you need to do now

If you`re interested in this role, take a look at the attached Job Description for more details and if it`s the ideal job for you, click `apply now` to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or for more information call us now on 0203 5353 611.

Our promise

All employment decisions at MTVH are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race or religion, sex or sexual orientation.

"We are proud to have been recognised by Disability Confident for our commitment to disabled people and those with long term health conditions by providing fair and equal opportunities for all applicants enabling them to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations."

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