Support Worker

Location
Greenwich, London (Greater)
Salary
£24,462 - £25,809 pro rota
Posted
10 Jul 2019
Closes
28 Jul 2019
Ref
REC/19/00443
Job role
Support Worker
Contract Type
Full time

Greenwich Living Options

Provides support to Adults with Learning Disabilities and other complex needs, within a residential setting. There are currently eight residential units offering supported living and standard registered care. We are looking for staff who have a positive attitude towards adults with learning disabilities and complex needs and a commitment to supporting and caring for service users to enable and encourage their active participation in their life plans and within the local community.

Support Workers post - scale 5, £24,462 - £25,809 pro rota (inclusive of LW) ( Fixed term contracts for twelve months)

17.5hrs( part time) - 35hrs( full time) posts available. 

We are seeking applications from motivated and enthusiastic individuals who can be effective in supporting service users with a learning disability, living in residential settings with all aspects of their care.

You will work with service users to ensure they are achieving their full potential within a framework of choice, inclusion and independence. You will need to have good observational, listening, planning, communication, recording skills and experience with this client group is preferred but not essential.

You will be expected to complete the 15 Care Certificate standards within 13 weeks as part of your probationary period.

These roles are subject to an Enhanced DBS check

Closing date: 28th July 2019

Interview will be held: W/B 12th August  2019

In return, you’ll receive a generous package of benefits:

  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers and Personal Computer Incentive Scheme
  • Greenwich Card entitling you to discounts at local businesses.
  • Annual Season Ticket Loan
  • Long Service Awards
  • Pensions
  • Flexible Working and Work Life balance policy
  • Continuous learning & development

Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. Royal Borough of Greenwich is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

 

Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

This role requires an Enhanced DBS. (This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act,1974)

All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated

Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application.