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Looking for a rewarding and challenging opportunity in social care? Look no further!

Centre 404 is keen to hear from candidates who share our values and passion for supporting people with learning disabilities to achieve their goals and reach their full potential. So if you are friendly, driven and eager to contribute to a great cause, we may just have the perfect role for you!

As a support worker, you will enable service users to live independent and fulfilling lives, putting their needs and wishes first and empowering them to be active and valued individuals.  

Experience is desirable, but not essential, as our key aim is to find people who are kind, dedicated and eager to learn.

We offer a comprehensive induction and training programme, opportunities to develop professional skills and certificates, as well as ongoing coaching and support throughout your career journey with us. So if you are looking for a perfect stepping stone towards a career in social care – apply today! 

Need further details? To help you decide if this is the right career for you, have a look at: Make a Difference - Support Work at Centre 404

As an inclusive employer, we are actively seeking to create a diverse workforce and we welcome applications from all sections of society. 

 

Support work opportunities

SUPPORT WORK VACANCIES - PERMANENT (REF: RSW-111)

£16,931.20 PER ANNUM (PRO RATA) (Rising at probation completion and then annually up to £19,240)

HOURS VARY DEPENDING ON ROLE (PERMANENT FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE)

Centre 404 is a friendly, local and thriving charity with an excellent reputation for providing high quality services to children and adults with learning disabilities and their families, in North London.

We are looking for friendly, energetic people to promote and maintain the health and wellbeing of those we support; to empower them to make choices and help them build and maintain relationships with their family and friends.

As a Support Worker, you will provide support to children and/or adults with a range of mild, moderate and severe learning disabilities – this could be in their homes, at supported housing projects, at our Centre or out and about accessing exciting activities!  You will help them develop individual interests and assist with everyday living – including their personal care and health needs – whilst actively encouraging their independence. 

So if you are positive, flexible, have good communication skills, and a willingness to learn and develop new skills, Support Work may be just right for you!

We have a range of full-time and part-time permanent vacancies available. Previous experience in this role is not essential, as we are fully committed to staff development. As part of this, we will provide you with an in-depth induction, as well as ongoing training and support for you to learn everything you will need to be a great Support Worker!

We are also currently recruiting for a specific Spanish Speaking Support Worker vacancy that has recently arisen. This vacancy is for 6 hours per week and can be combined with additional Support Worker hours within other services. When submitting your application, please specify whether you are interested in this role alone or in combination with additional hours. Please note that applicants for this role must be a proficient Spanish speaker.

BANK OPPORTUNITIES

£8.42 PER HOUR, VARIABLE HOURS

We also offer Bank Support Work roles, which are ideally suited to people who are looking for flexibility and variety in their work. Bank hours will be optional and are not guaranteed, any hours accepted will be agreed on an ongoing basis. Hourly rates may also vary, depending on which projects you work on.

How to apply

Please submit an up to date CV, along with an application form (available to download from our 'how to apply' page). Applications received will be filed and shortlisted according to demand for additional workers, so there is no fixed closing date. If you want to discuss the role further or need to enquire as to the status of your application, please call us on 020 7607 8762 or email us at Recruitment@Centre404.org.uk. You can also obtain further details about the role by asking us about our upcoming open days!

Centre 404 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and we are looking to recruit people who share these values. All our offers of employment are therefore subject to an enhanced DBS check, proof of eligibility to work in the UK and two satisfactory references.

Support Worker Job Overview

Part-time Senior Support Worker (Ref: LRSSW-1017)

£20,433.68 pro rata

25.5 hours per week – the successful candidate would take on additional hours as a Support Worker to make this up to full time hours of 37 per week.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to develop their career, as well as their management and supervision abilities.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to fulfil a role forming part of the management team at Leigh Road. The successful candidate will work together with the management team and other Senior Support Workers to maintain and drive quality service delivery by being the primary day to day contact for staff on site.

You will lead designated teams within the service and be responsible for supervision, coaching, monitoring and record keeping of the teams.

In addition, you will assist with inductions, spot checks and observations of staff practice. This will include leading formal meetings, checking daily communication through handover and reporting systems and acting as a role model by highlighting areas of good practice and challenging areas of development.

The ideal candidate will be organised, have good attention to detail, and be enthusiastic about delivering an excellent quality service with a friendly and confident approach. They will also be able to manage a varied workload and have a willingness to learn and develop new skills.

Centre 404 is committed to staff development and supervision and we will provide a detailed induction and on-going training and support to enable the successful candidate to grow within this role.

How to apply:

For more details on the role, see the job description provided. To apply, please send an expression of interest to recruitment@centre404.org.uk. Please note that whilst you do not need to complete an application form, your statement should address why you are interested in this post and how you feel you meet the criteria of the job description/person specification. Please limit this to no more than 400 words.

Closing date: 9AM on Wednesday 25th October 2017

Interviews: Date to be confirmed

Centre 404 is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Charity ref number 299889

Job Description and Person Specification

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