Support Assistant - Extra Care
Employer: Notting Hill Housing
- Reference: EP0585-17-05
- Published on: Fri 19/05/2017 15:29 PM
- Closing on: Fri 02/06/2017 15:29 PM
- Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
- Hours: 37
- Salary: £18,759 per annum
- DBS Check: Enhanced
- Location: Lambeth
Experienced in support? Want to make a difference? Looking for a Care provider that rewards you for your hard work? Join our outstanding scheme in West Norwood!
We believe in providing only the highest standard of care at Notting Hill Housing. This is why we can proudly say that we run the first extra care service in London to achieve "outstanding" at inspection.
Join us as a Support Assistant at our brand new scheme - Cheviot Gardens, in West Norwood. We're so proud of this scheme - our first to combine state-of-the-art extra care facilities with both rental and shared ownership homes for older people. At Cheviot Gardens we support residents aged 55 years and over, including many vulnerable adults.
We are looking for someone to support our residents to achieve positive outcomes, including improving their health and wellbeing, social interaction and tenancy sustainment.
Working alongside the management team your work will put our customers at the very centre of the personalised services we deliver. To ensure we're offering the best quality of service available, you'll receive training in effective needs assessment methods that focus on how our customers want to be living their lives.
We'll trust you to write comprehensive support plans that ensure every aspect of a customer's life is supported. You'll use your skills in this area to ensure they are safe, secure and are able to live in a positive, happy and dignified way. You'll work with a diverse range of people - colleagues, customers, relatives, carers and partner agencies. For this reason we'll need you to be an amazing relationship and rapport builder and be able to expressing yourself clearly and professionally in writing.
In return we offer excellent benefits including 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), health cash plan, season ticket loan, cycle 2 work scheme, childcare vouchers, life assurance and a generous contributory pension offer. You will be required to work late, early, weekends and Bank holiday shifts.
It is a requirement of this role that the job holder holds an enhanced DBS disclosure that we find satisfactory and we will apply for this during the offer process if you don't already have one.
We are committed to equality of opportunity and are proud to be certified as a Disability Confident Employer.