Support Worker/ Waking Night Support Worker (ref: LR06-SW)
Salary: Starting at £16,450.20. LLW on completion of probation, then incremental pay
Hours: 37 hours per week – including mornings, days, evenings (nights only for Waking Night Support Workers)
Centre 404 is a well-established charity with an excellent reputation for providing high quality support and services to people with learning difficulties and their families in Islington.
We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to provide support to adults with a learning disability in a brand new purpose built supported housing project, starting in September 2014. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to access paid work and training at other Centre 404 projects and services in the lead up to the project start date.
We are looking for positive people to work with us to improve the lives and choices of adults with a learning disability. Previous experience is not essential just a friendly and enthusiastic attitude, a willingness to learn and develop new skills, and the ability to work positively as part of a team.
Your role will be to support service users to become valued and participating members of their community and to live as independently as possible. The successful candidate will need to be able to support people with personal care and be willing and able to support people to carry out household tasks such as shopping and cleaning.
Centre 404 is committed to staff development and supervision. A thorough induction, all necessary training and ongoing Support and Supervision will be provided.
How to apply:
Application packs can be downloaded from our website at www.centre404.org.uk/work-for-centre-404
We strongly advise that you read the following documents before you complete your application form: The Support Worker Role; Guidance on Completing Application Form; Guidance on Completing Supporting Statement (Support Work Only), which can all be found on our website.
Closing date: 5:00pm on Tuesday 23rd September 2014
Interviews to be held on 30th September and 1st October 2014
Alternatively you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 020 7607 8762 to request an information pack (please provide your name and address and quote the reference number).
Please clearly state which role you are applying for at the top of your application form (Support Worker or Waking Nights Support Worker).
WANT MORE INFORMATION ON BEING A SUPPORT WORKER?
To find out more about what the job involves or to work out if this is the right career choice for you then why not drop-in and have a friendly, informal chat to some of our staff on
Thursday 11th September between 4:00-6:00pm
Centre 404 is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Charity ref. number 299889