Senior Care & Support Worker

Southend-on-Sea, Essex
£17,000 + Benefits p/a
10 Jun 2019
10 Jul 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

As a Senior Care & Support Worker you will join our Southend Learning Disabilities Cluster based at Ford House supporting 10 customers. This will involve providing care and support in a dignified manner to adults with learning disabilities. You will be required to work flexibly to ensure individual needs are met while maximising independence, choice, dignity, privacy and well-being.

You will be responsible for support plans and liaising with others that support residence on a day to day basis to remain independent. This includes
encouraging customers to be as independent as possible and be involved in social activities so they are a valuable part of the community.

Within this role you will be required to work flexibly over a seven day rota including bank holidays. The rota is 37.5 hours a week and includes earlies, lates and sleep ins.

What you`ll need to succeed

You will need to have a positive approach to life and want a role where others gain from what you are doing. You will be driven by seeing customers facing, and overcoming, new challenges on a daily basis.

To be successful in the role previous experience is not essential, but we are seeking individuals that can provide a caring and supportive service to our customers with dignity. You will demonstrate you understand what good support looks like and have a desire to learn to be a first class support worker.

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

Interview Date - Thursday 27th June 

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."