Residential support worker – Woodbury

September 2020

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 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

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

Salary: £18,500 – £20,000 per annum, dependant on experience 

Hours – 36 per week with 2 shift patterns – 7am-3pm and 2pm-10pm

For further information on working at Woodbury, please email: [email protected]

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

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Final date for applications: Friday 25th September 2020 at midday