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Support Worker

Support Workers - Anthony Kendall House, Supported Living Service Hackney
Salary: £21,242.00 per annum, pro rata for part time
Job Types - a range of roles are available:
Fixed 38 Hours per Week, Part time, Flexible (zero hour contracts)

About Outward

For more than 40 years, Outward has been providing high-quality support and care services to vulnerable people in London and has grown from strength-to-strength.

We believe in engaging, enabling and empowering the people we support to make positive choices, take advantage of opportunities and live the lives they want.

About the Role

An exciting employment opportunity has come up in a new vibrant Supported Living Service based in the London Borough of Hackney.

, A Unique service which specializes in supporting adults with autism and/or associated complex mental health conditions.

The service will be providing bespoke support packages to individuals living in their individual flats in the London borough of Hackney.

, It is a service that offers a good foundation to kick-start your career in implementing psychological intervention by working in liaison with a multidisciplinary team of: Occupational Therapists, Consultant Psychiatrist, Psychologists, Social Workers and General Practitioners.

, We offer Autism advanced training, Positive behavior support and Non-Abusive Physical and Psychological Intervention.

Additionally ongoing Clinical supervision provided to individuals interested in progressing to apply the theoretical knowledge gained into practice.

, Working with Outward, provides opportunities for career progression for its staff working through from frontline support through to management level

Autism Spectrum Conditions are recognised as conditions which require a specific working practice.

Maybe you are studying for a Psychology degree or planning to do so in the future, this role will give you the opportunity to gain first-hand experience of supporting customers with Autism.

Maybe you are looking for a career change or a new challenge, then we are interested in hearing from you.

The people we support need staff who are:

, Patient, understanding and caring
, Vibrant, enthusiastic and fun
, Energetic and like physical outdoor activities
, Flexible and have a positive “can do” attitude at all times
, Able to communicate with different people using a variety of approaches
, Able to follow guidelines to help achieve a consistent approach
, Willing to learn more about Autism and Behavior coaching on the job
, Able to share your interests and hobbies with the people you support
, Extremely desirable if you are able to speak Bengali
, It would be desirable for applicants to hold a full valid driving license and have access to their own vehicle or be willing to drive a manual mobility vehicle.

It would be desirable for applicants to hold a full valid driving license and have access to their own vehicle or be willing to drive a manual mobility vehicle.

We value everything our support workers do for the people we support, so we provide a great benefits package such as:

, Flexible working hours that will give you the work life balance that is right for you
, Up to 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time)
, Computing Scheme
, Credit Union Scheme
, Cycle-to-Work Scheme
, Death in Service Benefit
, Health Assured - Employee Assistance Programme
, Eye care Vouchers
, Flu Jab Reimbursement
, Long Service Awards
, Pension Scheme
, Purchase Additional Annual Leave
, Refer-a-Friend Scheme
, Retirements
, Loans (including season tickets and parking permit loans)

Outward is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment.

If the post you apply for involves working with or having access to adults at risk and/or their records, we will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Services for successful candidates.

This will be fully subsided by Outward.

If you think you have the necessary skills and the right attitude for the role please click 'Apply' to be redirected to Outward Housing's recruitment site.

The closing date for all applications is 23:59pm on 24th August 2020.

Interviews will be held week commencing 31st August 2020

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.