Support Workers

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Social Care
Salary Description:
�18,374.20 per annum pro rata, rising to �20,298.20
TalentSpa Recuitment
Job Ref:

Support Workers

Location: London, North London, Islington, Camden, Haringey

Salary: �18,374.20 per annum pro rata , rising to �20,298.20 upon successful completion of probation

Hours of Work: Range of full-time and part-time permanent (day or waking night) and flexible bank opportunities available

About the Company:

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.

Services include supported living projects, learning and leisure including day service and clubs, and one to one support to people living independently or with their family carers - i.e. outreach and finding and matching services. Centre 404 prides itself on offering comprehensive and person-centred support and is committed to enabling choice and independence for the people who use our services.

Support Worker Responsibilities:

* To understand and adhere to the philosophies, policies and principles upon which the service is based.
* To work in such a way that allows the service users to be involved in day to day and long-term decision making.
* To offer support to service users enabling them to build confidence, self-esteem and an independent life style.
* To support service users in the management of their own personal care in a sensitive way and undertake moving and handling duties as required.
* To adhere to safeguarding procedures and to remain vigilant for signs of abuse, taking immediate action and reporting all issues of concern with the line manager.
* To share in, support and involve the service users in all the usual domestic activities such as cleaning, shopping and cooking using methods of active support.
* Support service users to maintain good health and attend health appointments.
* To work with the service users in such a way that takes account of their individual, cultural and religious needs.
* To provide and participate in a wide range of social activities, including holidays, using integrated services.
* To act as a keyworker to individual service users.

Support Worker Requirements:

* Good basic education and training: including 5 GCSEs or equivalent professional qualification
* Aware of issues affecting people with learning disabilities
* Understanding of health and safety issues as they affect service users
* Understanding of person-centered values and self-directed support and principles behind this
* Understanding of, and sensitivity to the discrimination experienced by members of minority ethnic groups, women and people with learning disabilities
* Commitment to concepts of inclusion, equality and diversity
* Understanding of, and commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults


* Experience of working with people with learning disabilities, including people with high support needs or experience of working with a vulnerable client group
* Experience of working with people with mental health needs.
* Experience of working with people from varied social and cultural backgrounds

Support Worker Benefits:

A full list of perks and benefits available to Centre 404 staff can be found here:

If you think that you are suitable for this Support Worker role, please apply now!

Contact Details:
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