Job Description

We are a team of many different backgrounds and cultures

Norwood founded in 1795 is a leading adult, children, family and learning disability charity, that supports individuals within residential and supported living setting.

Everyday tasks

You will support two brothers with learning disabilities and autism living in their own home. You will have the important role of supporting them with personal care, administering medication and domestic tasks e.g. cleaning, laundry etc. You will enable and empower the people we support to live an ordinary life as active citizens in the community, by maximising independence and promoting their choices and decisions as much as possible

Shifts

You must be available for day shifts, weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis

About you

•Proven experience of supporting people with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs

•Person Centered Planning, care and support planning and risk assessment

•Experience of delivering support using the Positive Behaviour Support Framework

•Commitment to an inclusive approach to service planning and delivery

•Understanding and ability to support people with a range of communication and behavioural needs.

•NVQ/QCF Level 3 or above, although for the right candidate full training can be supplied.

•A full UK driving license would be preferred.

•A great team player, motivated, enthusiastic and able to build positive relationships.

•Excellent listening and communication skills are essential.

•You will also need to be able to demonstrate a good standard of written, verbal and numeracy skills, as well as good basic IT skills.

•A willingness to take part in internal and external activities is essential.

Be Part of the Norwood Family

Our residential and supported living homes, pride themselves on being homely, welcoming and providing an exceptional service to the people we support. Our residents have a variation of disabilities, including learning disabilities, dementia, physical disabilities, autism and challenging behaviour. The level of independence of our residents vary, some prefer a quieter life with a lot centered around the home, whilst others like to go and enjoy external pursuits including walking, swimming, cycling, football, music, art, shopping and meals out. A number of the home have a car, to help residents access the community. All homes operate on a shift rota basis, 24 hours a day.

Benefits

•Working with one of the UKs leading charities

•Generous holiday entitlement – 28 days including bank holidays

•Overtime opportunities

•Excellent training provided including the opportunity to study your QCF in Health and Social Care

•Contributory Pension Scheme 3%

•Retail Discount Card

•Career progression opportunities

•A thorough induction and training package would be provided to all new staff and is the perfect job for somebody that’s looking for an exciting and rewarding career where your input can make a difference.

How to apply

Please send an up to date CV to [email protected] or call our recruitment team on 0208 420 6870

*CV’s reviewed weekly, interviews arranged to suit on an “as and when required” basis.*

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure.

Norwood is a disability confident employer.

Patron: Her Majesty The Queen.

Registered Charity No: 10590

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