Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing has a vision that “everyone has a home and the opportunity to live well”; that means working with partners to create sustainable and vibrant neighbourhoods where our customers want to live. With 57,000 homes and more than 120,000 residents and customers we have a real opportunity to make that vision a reality. Our people care, dare and collaborate to ensure we achieve this People Powered Living.
About The Role
This is a flexible role for a Support Worker to join our bank in Bishops Stortford. 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.
You will be supporting 24 customers in a purpose built service. All the customers are older people and you will support them to maintain a dignified standard of living and to live as independently as possible. While some personal care will be required your focus is on encouraging inclusion and be a significant support to our customers. Responsibilities will include, but not 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
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.
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.
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