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Care & Support Worker - bank

11.95 per hour
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21 Dec 2023

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Care and Support Worker - Bank Staff

Location: Wandsworth

Hourly Rate: £11.95

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of individuals facing enduring mental health challenges? We are currently seeking dedicated and compassionate Bank Staff for the Wandsworth area. This role presents both challenges and rewards, offering you the opportunity to contribute to the well-being and independence of our residents.

Role Overview: As a Bank Worker, you will play a crucial role in supporting residents with enduring mental health issues, particularly those stemming from drug-induced psychosis, in the Wandsworth Area. Your responsibilities include providing positive support, encouraging independence, and facilitating community engagement. The ultimate objective is to empower residents to return to independent living in the community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support residents with complex enduring mental health issues
  • Encourage independence and community involvement
  • Address unpredictable behavioral patterns with confidence
  • Make decisions on safeguarding and risk issues
  • Maintain detailed records and liaise with third parties involved in resident support packages

Requirements: To succeed in this role, you must:

  • Have experience in supporting vulnerable adults
  • Demonstrate confidence and decisiveness in responding to issues
  • Possess the ability to work independently in a lone-working role
  • Be committed to delivering excellent service to vulnerable adults with dignity
  • Make a real difference in the lives of the community's most vulnerable individuals


  • Competitive hourly rate of £11.95
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on individuals' lives
  • Supportive management structure
  • Ongoing professional development

Application Process: If you are ready to contribute to the well-being of individuals and help them manage their own lives, we invite you to apply. We are committed to providing safe, high-quality services, and as part of our recruitment process, we conduct enhanced background checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

How to Apply: Please submit your application, including your CV and a cover letter, outlining your relevant experience and your passion for supporting vulnerable adults.

Please note :- we do not currently offer visa sponsorship.

What’s in it for you?

Our benefits include:-

  • 28 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata for part time) per year
  • 2 volunteering days per year for things like helping out in local communities
  • An additional ‘Beliefs day’ once a year to have an extra a day off
  • Enhanced pension with matched contributions of up to 9%
  • Life assurance cover 3 x your salary
  • Health cash plan scheme for your everyday healthcare needs which you can add your family members too
  • Tenancy deposit – interest free loan to help with rental deposits
  • Access to extensive learning and training opportunities with Wisebox platform
  • Colleague virtual social platform with our workplace pages where you can keep up to date with the organisational activity and link in with colleagues
  • Career progression across the organisation with our mentoring programme and apprenticeships
  • We are committed to the wellbeing of our colleagues and support this as an organisation

About us

Learn more about our benefits and organisation by viewing our attached document

Our promise

Here at Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing (MTVH) we want to capture the value that difference brings and are committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion. We work collaboratively ‘Serving people better every day’ to educate, support and develop all of our diverse employees and the communities that we serve.

We want every employee and every customer to feel comfortable enough to be their true self and are working tirelessly in the background to create an environment that encourages our employees to challenge non-inclusive behaviours and to be mindful of their own and other’s wellbeing.

Our core values of Dare, Care and Collaborate demonstrate that we are a people focused business, solving social issues by working together!

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found so we do encourage you to complete the application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.


Welcome to MTVH!

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.

We are a member of the National Housing Federation and the g15, which represents London’s 15 largest housing associations and houses one in 10 Londoners (

We also offer a wide range of benefits:-

  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • In addition to annual leave a 'belief day' to be taken at a time of your choosing
  • 2 paid voluntary days to support your community
  • Smarter working is the MTVH approach to future working arrangements for colleagues registered as office-based to adapt to the needs of the customer.
  • Life assurance cover 3 x your salary
  • Health cash plan scheme for your everyday healthcare needs
  • Enhanced pension with matched contributions up to a maximum of 9% contribution
  • Tenancy deposit – interest free loan to help with rental deposits
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • 'Nudge' financial wellbeing platform
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Access to extensive on-line training        
Company info
0203 535 3611
2nd Floor, The Grange
100 High Street
N14 6PW
United Kingdom

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