Permanent and Casual Support Workers – Supported Living

Full time Support Worker 36 hr needed – £20,856 per annum

+ Casual Support workers needed for our staff bank – £10 per hour

Supporting adults with Learning Disabilities to a fulfilling life…

 

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.

Balance Supported Living specialises in supporting adults with learning disabilities to live in their own homes within the borough of Kingston. Our aim is to promote independence, rights and choices with all aspects of a persons daily living needs. Our objective is to support people to realise their potential, their ambitions and to live safe and fulfilling lives.

We currently support over 80 people in a variety of person centred support packages ranging from 2 hrs to 40 hrs a week. We are a well established passionate support team of 35 staff that work all the year round – this includes a 24 hr emergency on call service.

 

Support Workers work alongside people, supporting them to achieve agreed goals as outlined in their support Plans. This includes support to manage tenancies, Health and wellbeing, as well as providing emotional and practical support in areas such as relationships, developing daily living skills, community involvement, and promoting routes into employment.

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

  • Experience of working with adults 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 people.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Roger Mathews on roger.mathews@balance-cic.com or phone 0203 740 2310.

To understand more about the role please take a look at the job description below, and send a completed application form to roger.mathews@balance-cic.com

We look forward to hearing from you

Closing date: Thursday 27th April 2017 at 5pm


Job Description- Support worker JD + Role Spec 

Application Form – Balance Application Form