Would you like to be part of the London Borough of Hounslow, whose diverse workforce are committed to making a positive difference for our residents and visitors by ensuring the quality of our services are maintained to a high standard?
The Council is embarking upon a major programme of change to modernise the way we work and reduce our carbon footprint. We will be moving to a new landmark building in 2019 located in Hounslow town centre, and our new technology will enable staff to work remotely and flexibly to improve the service we provide to residents and to help our staff achieve a better work/life balance. To find out more please visit: http://hounslowciviccentre.org.uk
We're looking for experienced and motivated staff to support our residents at the Triangle Resource Centre. As a Care Worker, you will be expected to support and encourage people with learning disabilities to meaningfully participate in activities to better develop their life and independent skills. Taking a genuine interest in our residents you will be responsible for protecting their welfare and ensuring they are safeguarded from harm at all times. We are looking for Care Workers who embrace change and who are committed to helping us shape our vision for our residents in Hounslow. For the right candidates, this is a unique opportunity to take your career to the next level and to change the lives of people living in the borough. If you share this vision of excellent social care practice, we want to hear from you.
To be successful in this role, you need to be confident and adaptable, good with completing paperwork, proactive in thinking and planning ahead, reliable, flexible and focused on achieving positive outcomes for the residents. You'll need to be experienced in supporting people with learning and physical disabilities and/or other complex needs in a person-centred way and hold a relevant qualification. In return, you can expect to work in a great and supportive team, receiving full training through our training and induction programme and a competitive package.
London Borough of Hounslow is committed to promoting the welfare of its residents and keeping them safe. To enable us to safeguard our Service Users, our vetting process requires all applicants who are successful at interview to undergo a Disclosure Barring Services check prior to any offer of employment being made. We are also committed to equality, valuing diversity and working inclusively across all of our activities. It is an occupational requirement for the Care Workers to be females, because the job involves intimate care tasks, such as supporting female Residents to use the toilet or washing when needed. ‘Permitted under Schedule 9, part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.’
If you would like an informal conversation regarding the position please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 020 8583 6179.
To view the Hounslow Employee Benefits, Job Description and Employee Specification please visit our website.
To apply, please click on the link below
Closing date: 21st September 2018
Interviews will be held during week commencing: 1st October 2018
Please indicate on your application form whether you are interested in the full time, or part time post.
Previous applicants need not apply.