Support worker


Sep 7th, 2022
£ 21,606 / Year
Certitude is London’s leading adult social care provider, supporting people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health support needs – and their families and carers.

At Certitude, we believe that everyone is unique and that everybody has the right to live the life they want, whatever that might be. We exist, simply, to support those who need us, to help them develop new skills, meet new people and live the life they want – so they can bring their own unique brilliance to the world.

We aim to be the best social care employer in the capital and are proud of our reputation as a London employer, with more than 1000 staff and volunteers and a turnover of £34m.

We offer career development opportunities and extensive training; as a Gold Level Investor in People, we have high employee engagement and a strong commitment to people development.
31-33 Lumiere Court
209 Balham High Road
SW17 7BQ

Job Summary

An exciting opportunity to join Certitude as a Female Support Worker as we continue to grow as a Social Care provider in London.

Salary:£21,606 per annum

Hours:37.5 hours

Job Type:Permanent

Service:Learning Disabilities

Location:Hammersmith, SW6 & SW14

Shift patterns:Early shift, late shift, sleep in, waking night

Positions available:2


A stimulating work environment full of opportunities to learn and develop
33 days annual leave, pension scheme, and 24-hour Employee Assistance
Paid Enhanced DBS
Eye care vouchers
Travel season ticket loan & Cycle to work Scheme (eligible after 12 months of service)

About the role

The home belongs to 6 people with learning disabilities and complex needs. Staff will be required to support them with personal care, activities, administering medication and attending health appointments, etc.

The role of a Support Worker is to enable the people we support to manage aspects of their daily life.

Duties will include:
Making a difference in the lives of those you support
Help to use a range of recovery-oriented and person-centered planning tools
Ensure all plans and records relating to the people we support are accurate and up to date
Support with everyday tasks to maximize the individual’s independence
Work in a consistent and positive way with local managers and other team members to ensure people get a great service
Undertake various levels of personal care and manual handling

About you

To be a Support Worker at Certitude, experience is not essential. Full training will be given; however, the following are essential:

Ability to motivate others and build confidence
Ability to work on your own initiative and also be a great team player
Practical, adaptable and organised
Have interests and skills that they are willing to share and get others involved
Ability to use technology – PC and modern technology equipment

To read more about the role and the full person specification, please click on the tab at the top of this advert, titled ‘Job Description and Person Specification’.

About the Organisation

The Certitude Group is proud of our history of supporting people with complex mental health needs and learning disabilities. We support more than 1800 people across London through a diverse range of support services and believe in providing the right level of support, to enable individuals to flourish, contribute and live a good life.

We have high employee engagement and a strong commitment to people development from both our Board and Leadership Team. As a result, we are able to support people with mental health needs and learning disabilities to live the life they want to lead; happy, healthy, respected as equals and valued for their contribution within communities.

We aim to be the best social care employer in London and are proud of our reputation as a London employer – employing more than a 1500 colleagues and volunteers with a turnover of £48m.

Our Values

Working Together
Continuously Improving
Inspired by People
Trustworthy & Dependable

Do you want to be a Support Worker at Certitude? Complete an application form and someone from the Recruitment Team will be in touch! A job description and person specification is attached to this advert. If you have any questions, please email [email protected]

All our posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure as well as a full employment history and employment references. We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and support provided and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We reserve the right to close vacancies before the date stated when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. You are advised to submit your completed application form as soon as possible to have the best chance of being considered.

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