Support Worker - Tova

With around 1250 passionate and committed staff, we deliver high quality services across a spectrum of age, need and ability.

Norwood is as devoted to our staff as we are to the people we look after. We offer a strong career progression, training and support to improve your skills. We have a range of care homes across London, and a major centre in Berkshire, plus our Head Office in North London.

Each and every role in Norwood is an essential part of the vital support services we offer.

Job Description

Tova is a home for 8 people ranging from 25-69 years. Theneeds are vary, although most people have severe epilepsy; some with profound learning disabilities; dementia and the majority are non-verbal and find engagement difficult. We require staff to be willing to support fully with all areas of personal care and hoisting for some.
•There is a large staff team of 26 people. shift patterns are 3 long days a week and this includes weekends. Currently only female staff can be considered but we will take on people with no previous experience (training will be given) You should be passionate about care and have a caring and willing nature.
•In the context of Norwood’s Policies and Procedures work as part of a team to provide individualised and personalised support to adults with a learning disability within a range of community and accommodation-based settings.
•To work in partnership with the people that we support, the team and all other stakeholders to plan, organise, implement, monitor and review activities to achieve the agreed targets set out in Person Centred Plans, Individual Plans and Health Action Plans.
•To exercise creativity in developing Person Centred Plans (PCP) with the people we support, enabling full participation in the process from setting up circles of support, to carrying out reviews.
•As a Keyworker to be involved in the creation and implementation of Individual Learning Plans (ILPs) in accordance with Norwood’s strategy for Life Long Learning.
•In accordance with individual needs and wishes; enable the people we support to take control of their lives by maximising independence and participation in all personal, social, cultural, educational and employment opportunities.
•Where required, and in accordance with support plans and individual preferences, provide personal care to the people we support maintaining privacy and dignity at all times.
•To ensure that the support provided is flexible, individual and underpinned by person centred approaches following the principles of Active Support, Training in Systematic Instruction (TSI) or any other organisationally recognised approach to service delivery.
•Working from PCPs, ensure that all processes and administrative functions are fulfilled to ensure that the outcomes are achieved, including Support and Care Planning, risk and financial management, monitoring, recording and reporting.

This job description is not an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities and is subject to change in accordance with the needs of the service.

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure.

Norwood is a disability Confident employer. This means we are committed to employing people with disabilities.

Patron Her Majesty The Queen

Registered Charity No. 1059050

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The Job Details

 

Location: 

Tova - Berkshire

Salary: 

£15,279 - £17,749

Job Type: 

Permanent - Full Time

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