Care & Support Worker

Location
TW11 9PS, Teddington
Salary
£17,374.50 per annum + benefits
Posted
11 May 2021
Closes
11 Jun 2021
Seniority
Officer
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

This role

As a care and support worker you will join our team providing support to vulnerable adults. You will be providing care and support to 9 adults with learning disabilities within a purpose-built service. This service provides a secure and safe home to our customers and you are key to their wellbeing. Customers do require support with daily domestic tasks such as food preparation and cleaning.

Our customers thrive through being involved in social activities which you will be required to support them to involve with and to ensure they maintain as much independence as is possible.

Working 37.5 hours a week, you will need to be prepared to be flexible and work a 24 / 7 rota including weekends and bank holidays.

What you'll need to succeed

You’ll need good commination skills to be able to work as part of a team or work on your own when needed. Knowledge of care plans and how they should be maintained is essential. As all of our records are recorded on a central IT system, confidence at learning new IT skills is also required.

The key is the ability 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 with compassion and promote social interaction as much as is possible.

To meet our commitment to providing safe, high quality services to our customers we will complete an enhanced background check with the Disclosure and Barring service, which will include a check of the Adult Barred list, once an offer of employment is made. A new check will be completed every three years.

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.

About Us

Our organisation was built on a simple mission – to give people a safe, secure, and affordable home. That is as true today as it was in the 1950’s, when our founder Molly Huggins established on organisation to provide homes for Windrush migrants in London. Our core purpose I that “everyone should have a home and the chance to live well” To fulfil this vision, we work with partners to make our neighbourhoods – new and old - sustainable and vibrant places, where our customers want to live. We put people at the heart of everything we do and to guide is in every decision we make. Through managing more than 57,000 households we work at a scale that means our actions to achieve this have real impact.

We firmly believe that by serving people better every day, we will support a healthier, better cared for, and more prosperous society in the future. Like our founders before us, we will leave a lasting legacy for future generations. Our colleagues are crucial to our success in achieving this. Therefore, we are committed to investing in colleagues and creating the opportunity for them to develop. Our working environment has been designed to be one that brings out the very best in people.

What you'll get in return

We also offer a wide range of benefits.  Please take a look at our benefits document attached.

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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