Job Title: Support Worker

Salary:    £7.70 - £8.80 per hour based on experience and qualifications
Location: Richmond, Hounslow, Surbiton, Roehampton, Sunbury
                Greater London (easily accessible by car or bus

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time / Rota-based

Do you have the commitment and positive values to make a difference to the lives of young adults with moderate to severe learning disabilities, including autism, mental health and challenging behaviour?

We are looking for energetic, resourceful and fun loving individuals who are hardworking and keen to join our friendly teams at a time of significant development and growth.

You will be responsible for inspiring, motivating and assisting our young residents and play a vital role in helping us achieve our mission of providing high quality, person-centred care and support to residents to take part in all aspects of everyday life and to enjoy a wide range of activities. You must be willing to actively embrace all aspects of the role including support with personal care and domestic tasks as well as community activities such as swimming, dancing, cycling, walking, arts and crafts and horse riding.

Prior experience in this field of work is beneficial, although not a substitute for an engaging, creative and person centred approach. We will value the personal skills and interests you bring to the role and to the lives of residents, such as sports, outdoor pursuits, creative arts and cooking; to name but a few!

You must be able to follow agreed guidelines and to work flexibly and positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos. This will enable you to plan alongside members of the person's circle of support to enable individuals to be happy, healthy and to be successful in achieving their wishes and aspirations.

In addition to opportunities for personal and career development, this role offers unique and challenging opportunities bringing great job satisfaction to those who are looking to make a positive difference to the lives of others.

We have a great range of other benefits including:

  • 28 days paid holiday

  • The Peoples Pension (applicable to eligible staff)

  • Free DBS

  • Great experience to develop skills which can underpin a successful career in adult social care

  • Good conditions of service and a supportive, hands-on management culture

  • Comprehensive and relevant training


This is a role which can be enjoyed by people who are committed to making a positive difference, including experienced care workers, graduates and people looking for a stimulating career path into social care. Valid UK Driving Licence desirable.

London Care Partnership strives to be equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. An enhanced DBS check is required for which we pay for. Our recruitment checks, induction and ongoing support and supervision reflect our commitment to safeguarding our clients.

To apply, please email your CV to: hr@lcpcare.com, including the Job Title in the email subject line.

 

Should you require support in applying for any of our vacancies or require copies of documentation in alternative formats - large print, etc. - please contact us at hr@lcpcare.com, alternatively call us on 020 8255 5166.