Social Care

Care And Support Worker

Full Time Permanent

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£10.55/hour

This role

Working as a support worker within our services in Brent. Each customer has autism and/or learning disabilities' and individual care requirements. The focus is on them maintaining independent living and achieving social inclusion. The customers are younger adults looking to still be proactively involved in community activities and learning opportunities. As such you will have the opportunity for them to achieve this.

You will be responsible for support plans and liaising with others that support residence on a day to day basis to remain independent. This includes encouraging customers to be as independent as possible and be involved in social activities so they are a valuable part of the community.

Within this role you will be required to work flexible over a seven-day rota including bank holidays. The rota is 37.5 hours a week and includes earlies, 7.30 am – 3.00pm, lates 2.30pm – 10.00pm.

What you`ll need to succeed

You will need to have a positive approach to life and want a role where others gain from what you are doing. You will be driven by seeing customers facing, and overcoming, new challenges on a daily basis.

Previous experience in a similar position is not essential, but you must demonstrate you understand the requirements of providing support to vulnerable adults and have a passion for a career in adult social care.

What you`ll get in return

In return, you will be exposed to the fast-paced environment where you can benefit from our comprehensive in-house training to continue developing and utilising your skill set.

We offer great benefits, in addition to generous holiday entitlement we provide:

-eye care scheme
-salary sacrifice schemes and season ticket loans
-enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
-life assurance with a matched contribution pension scheme

-plus lots of voluntary benefits including cash back and discounts from high street names

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.

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."

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