Job Title: Senior Support Worker
Salary: £22,241.44 per annum pro rata (£5410.08 per annum based on 9 hours) or £11.56 per hour
Hours: Part time, 9 hours per week (Tuesdays & Thursdays)
Centre 404 is a friendly, local and thriving charity with an excellent reputation for providing high quality support and services to people with learning disabilities and their families in London.
We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Support Worker based in our Learning & Leisure Service, which provide the delivery of fun and engaging clubs and activities for children, young people and adults with learning disabilities, and Autism.
As a Senior Support Worker at Centre 404, you will be responsible for the delivery of a programme of fun and exciting activities aimed at enhancing the lives, interests and life skills of the people we support. The role will also involve improving their understanding of how to stay safe and reduce barriers to positive well-being. Sessions are typically held at our Centre but also in the local community, such as leisure centres and parks. You will be helping to run a club for young people from 4pm to 6.3opm on Tuesdays and Thursdays the additional three paid hours are for planning, shopping and admin time which you can fit in to your schedule at your discretion.
We are looking for enthusiastic, reliable individuals to take on the role so if this sounds like you please get in touch! You can find further details in the full job description here and you are also welcome to get in touch with us if you have any questions! You can reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0207 607 8762.
We are particularly keen to hear from candidates who have experience of working with vulnerable client groups, including people with learning disabilities and autism and of delivering activities for these groups. This role is ideal for anyone looking for a stepping-stone to progress their career within social care, with the aim of developing further knowledge and abilities in care management.
How to apply: Please submit a CV along with a cover statement (either within the email itself or as an attachment) addressing the following: “Tell us more about why you are interested in this role and what you would bring to this post in terms of your knowledge, skills and experience”. Please ensure you refer to the job description/person specification in your statement and explain how you meet the criteria. We would also appreciate if you could take the time to complete an applicant diversity survey.
Internal applicants: If you are interested in this role, please submit an expression of interest that addresses the requirements of the person specification, by giving examples of how you meet each criteria to demonstrate your suitability for the post. We encourage you to draw on your experience from your existing role at Centre 404 and explain what skills you have gained from it that are relevant to this role.
Closing date: 9am, 14th January 2022. Please note, the closing date will be bought forward if a successful candidate is found prior to 14th January 2022.
Centre 404 is dedicated to staff development and supervision and we will provide a detailed induction and on-going training and support. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and we are looking to recruit people who share these values. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DBS check, proof of eligibility to work in the UK and two satisfactory references.
We are dedicated to providing a meaningful and rewarding work environment, as well as offering a range of perks and benefits for our staff to enjoy; a list of what we have to offer is included here:
Centre 404 is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Charity ref number 299889