ISF Support Worker

Location Bexley
Discipline: Care and Support
Job type: New
Salary: £11.44
Contact name: Sonia Abban

Contact email: sonia.abban@ambient.org.uk
Job ref: 002762
Published: 3 months ago

Support Worker – ISF Support 

 

The London Borough of Bexley
 

£11.44ph 

 

16 hours per week (Mon – Fri & occasional weekends)

 

Do you want to make a positive difference to people’s lives, enabling them to gain greater independence and improve their well-being?  If the answer is yes, read on! 

Who are Ambient Support? 

Ambient Support, a registered UK charity with over 25 years’ experience in providing care and support services for older people, people with a mental health needs and people with learning disabilities.  

This is an exciting service which is expanding rapidly so successful applicants may need to complete some of their hours in our other services within Bexley whilst we take on new clients.

 

Ambient have a fantastic opportunity for Support Workers to join a supportive and encouraging organisation who can make a difference to the people we support.

 

An Individual Service Fund (ISF) is an arrangement were the budget for a person’s care and support is transferred from a Local Authority to a support provider of the person’s choice.  The fund is used to tailor support to an individual’s needs. 

 

The role of our Care Support Workers:

*       Providing social and emotional support, either at home and/or in their local community 

*       Supporting residents with their personal care including personal hygiene needs if required. 

*       Support with their shopping and assisting with budgeting. 

*       Building/maintaining relationship with friends and family of our residents  

*       Household tasks including cooking, cleaning, and laundry. 

*       Going out for walks, meals and other activities that supported individuals may want to experience. 

 

Skills and attributes of our Care Support Workers:

*       Ideally you will have experience supporting adults with Learning Disabilities including Autism. However, please do still apply even if you have limited experience in these areas as full training will be provided.

*       You need to be a very calm, caring individual with a positive outlook.

  • Empathy, caring and sensitivity to the needs of others. 
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal. 
  • Computer Literate 
  • Car driver desirable but not essential 

 

Becoming part of the Ambient family brings benefits too!

  • Flexible working, enabling work-life balance. 
  • National Living Wage paid regardless of age, including under 25s. 
  • Training and development  
  • ‘Refer a Friend’ bonus scheme. 
  • ‘Season Ticket’ loan & ‘Bike to Work’ scheme. 
  • Paid holiday with minimum of 28 days holiday, including BH (pro-rata for part time staff) 
  • Membership of Health Service Discounts scheme 
  • Free access to a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme 

 

Do you want to take your first steps towards a new rewarding career?  If the answer is yes, then we’d love to hear from you.

 

We positively welcome diversity of background, ethnicity, skills, talents, and contributions from everyone. 

We are committed to Safeguarding.  An Enhanced DBS clearance is required for this post. References will be obtained for all roles.

 

Want to take your first steps to join a new rewarding career? – Click apply Ref: INDSLE