Healthcare & Medical

Community and Project Support Worker – learning di…

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Location: Your base is 64 Altenburg Gardens, London, SW11 1JL; however you’ll often be based out of the office and occasionally at Share Garden, Tooting, SW17 7DJ.

Hours: 13 – 30 hours a week, job sharing possible, across Monday – Friday

Salary: £18,564 pro rata, plus 3% pension contribution

Annual Leave:25 days per year (increasing by one day per year until you reach a maximum of 30)

The role

You will work across our Independent Living, Digital Skills and My Community and Me projects to support our students (adults with learning disabilities and/or autism), to achieve their goals. You’ll support the delivery of sessions and provide 1-1 support to students to ensure full inclusivity and enjoyment by everyone. You will enable students to develop their skills, be able to better manage new or challenging social situations and live healthier and more fulfilled lives. You will also provide some basic administration support.

Who we are looking for

Our ideal candidate would have experience of working within a social care, health or support worker role, with adults with learning disabilities and autism. You’ll have a strong commitment to the inclusion of disabled people in all aspects of life. You’ll need to be an energetic people person, be able to follow instructions whilst being able to use your initiative to problem solve and think on your feet.

About us

At Share, we’re passionate about supporting disabled people to set their own goals for learning and life, and then helping them to achieve their aspirations. We offer a range of training, employment, personal development, and leisure opportunities. Enabling people to be more independent and self-directed, able to make informed choices, healthier and more resilient, and fully socially included is at the heart of our work. Our programmes reflect modern needs and focus on digital skills, health and wellbeing, and developing robust pathways into independent living and employment. Most of our training programmes lead to nationally recognised qualifications. We use the Outcomes Star to help people to set goals for learning and life, and to track their achievements.

How to apply:

Please read the full job description and person specification, and then complete our application form and equal opportunities form. Please state on your application how many hours a week you can work and on which days. Please return both by Monday 1st April 2019. Interviews are currently scheduled to take place on Wednesday 10th April 2019.

Employment Type Permanent

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