Support Worker

£19,208 - £21,119 yearly
  • Langdon
  • Remote (Edgware, UK)
  • 11 May, 2022
Permanent

Job Description

Langdon UK have exciting opportunities for Support Workers to join their growing team in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire and Edgware, North London.

Langdon was founded 30 years ago and we now help over 100 young Jewish people with learning disabilities by providing education, supported living and employment services.  Whilst we support the Jewish community, we celebrate and benefit from the diversity of the communities in which we are based and welcome applicants from all backgrounds

About the Role

The role will include supporting our members in designing and developing their support/care plans and providing social, health and personal care. Support Workers will be expected to work flexible hours which will involve working early and late shifts, including sleep in’s, weekends and bank holidays in accordance with member need. 

The successful candidate will be required to work individually and as part of a team to support and enable individuals to live as independently as possible by assisting individuals to develop new and existing skills.  They will also be responsible for working with our employment team to facilitate employment opportunities, and with our programming team to assist and support our members to enjoy an active social life.

About You

Educated to GCSE level or equivalent, you must have a good standard of written English.  Previous experience of working with adults with Learning Disabilities and Autism is desirable but not essential.  Full training will be given to the successful applicant.

If you are looking for a fresh challenge, enjoy engaging with people, have a real desire to make a difference to someone’s life and the skills required to help us deliver a high level of service to our Members, then we want to hear from you.

What we offer:

  • 21 days holiday which increases with length of service, plus bank holidays and 3 Jewish holidays (pro rata for part-time staff)
  • Pension
  • Occupational Sick Pay after a qualifying period, which increases with length of service
  • Employee Assistance and Wellbeing Programme with free access to independent advice, support and counselling on a wide range of issues
  • Development and career progression opportunities

 

Please note: This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.