2 X Support Worker roles at Woodbury Respite Centre

Job Description 

We strive to support adults with Learning Disabilities to live safe, healthy and fulfilling lives at home and in the wider community. 

MAKE A DIFFERENCE! 

Are you interested in joining a dynamic team within an innovative organisation, actively empowering people with learning disabilities? 

Balance is a local social enterprise, based in the borough of Kingston, providing a range of progressive and high-quality services for vulnerable people. 

Our mission is to help people to become less reliant on services and reach their potential. 

Our Residential care team supports people with learning disabilities to live independently in the community. 

To provide support to residents and respite-users, in relation to all areas of need including personal care, health and safety needs, social interaction, and quality of life, in line with agreed support plans and an agreed approach to risk management. 

To promote independence, choice and empowerment in residents’ and respite users’ daily lives, reflecting their rights to consultation around their care, being an active member of their family and their local community, and opportunities for learning, development and growth. 

We are expanding our team, and are looking for people who have: 

  • Experience of supporting people with learning disabilities
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to equality and diversity
  • Understanding of barriers faced by people with learning disabilities, and of their rights and entitlements
  • Commitment to best practice, and developing new ways of working effectively to achieve positive outcomes for service-users

A normal working week consists of 36hrs, with 2 shift patterns – 7am-3pm and 2:30pm-10pm 

Many thanks for your interest – We look forward to hearing from you. 

Job Types: Full-time, Contract 

Salary: £19,500.00 /year 

For further information on working at Balance please email: info@balance-cic.com

If you are interested in applying for a current vacancy, please complete an application form and return to the email address specified in the job advertisment: Balance Application Form (word version) 2