Support Worker - Bank

Harlow, Essex
£9.00 - £9.50 per hour
11 Jul 2019
11 Aug 2019
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

West Essex


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.

About The Role

This is a flexible role for a Support Worker to join our bank in West Essex. While weekly hours are not guaranteed the benefit of this role is that we can offer you the flexibility to fit with your circumstances. As we offer a service 24/7 this can include day or night work as required.

As bank worker you will be required to provide support to encourage independent living of our customers in West Essex. As we have a number of services in this area there are regular opportunities for hours. This will not be personal care, but will include, but not be limited to: -

  • Encouraging good hygiene habits

  • Supporting customers in keeping their independent flats in good condition

  • Supporting customers in managing their own health care

  • Day to day living skills such as food preparation and shopping

  • Supporting customers with managing their finances and tenancies

  • Following and updating support plans

Meet Your Customers

Your customers all have various learning disabilities or mental health illnesses, but are living in self-contained flats in our services or in the community. They require positive support to ensure their independence is maintained and they are encouraged to remain as active in the community as possible.

What you’ll need to succeed

While some experience in care and support is desirable it is not essential. What you do require is a passion to deliver excellent service to vulnerable adults in a dignified manner. You will need to be able to work independently as there is lone working in this post.

What you`ll get in return

An opportunity to work for a leading housing organisation that is able to offer you a career and support your development.Everyone that joins has an individual learning pathway that supports you in your personal development including completing your care certificate. If you have the passion to learn we can encourage it. We know this will empower you to better support customers to be independent.

If you are looking for flexibility, but still want to work for an employer that values you and develops you we are the employer for you.

What you need to do now

If you`re interested in this role, take a look at the attached Job Description on our careers page 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 our internal recruitment team.

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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