Care & Support Worker
About the Role
Are you seeking an opportunity as a care and support worker in the Teddington area? If so we are seeking flexible individuals to join our team.Providing care to individuals with complex learning difficulties you will be key to providing this care. Working on a shift basis the hours are 37.5 hours a week over a 7 day rota. Shifts are- 7.30am-2.30pm / 2.30pm - 10pm, but you must be flexible in your work pattern to meet customers’ needs.
The service currently has 8 customers with learning difficulties and each have individual care plans. The purpose of your role will be to provide care to these customers.There will be a requirement of personal care by our customers as well which you will provide with dignity.You will work flexibly to ensure our customers’ needs are met while maximising independence, choice, dignity, privacy and well-being.For full details please review the Job Description attached.
What you need to succeed
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 care looks like that is appropriate to the age, gender, disability, race, religion and sexuality of the customer to improve their quality of life and independence.
You must be flexible and able to collaborate with your colleagues to provide the best possible environment for our customers. In return for your commitment to Metropolitan we will also provide full training and personal development that is tailored to your personal ambitions in Social Care.
If you are interested please click on apply and complete the application.
The nature of this role means that the post holder will be involved in regulated activity with vulnerable adults. 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 Barred list, once an offer employment is made. A new check will be completed every three years.
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.
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.