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Support Worker

Job Title: Support Worker - Fixed Permanent
Hours: 38 hours per week
Salary: £19,068.00 per annum
Location: Bromley - Kent

About the Role

We are looking for carers to join our support work team, for a Supported Living Service providing people with profound and multiple learning disabilities the opportunity to live in a shared supported living service within Bromley, where they can work towards independent living and outcomes.

In your supporting role you will support people with their day to day life to be involved in a varied range of activities, to learn new skills and develop confidence and independence and ensuring that they have a good quality of life.

If you're a driver, you're driving skills will support people to travel far and wide and explore our surrounding areas.

We aim to promote access to our community so if you hold a full a driver's license, have positive attitude and the following skills and attributes we would love to hear from you;

, Experience in learning disability and/or ASD supported living
, Have the ability to build positive relationships with customers and their families
, Be creative and empowering in your support practise
, Have the resilience for supporting people through bad days as well the good
, Embrace positive behaviour support
, An excellent team player
, Full UK Driving License with no penalties

About Outward

Outward has been providing high-quality support and care services to vulnerable people for over 40 years.

Set up by parents of children with a disability looking for alternatives to institutional care.

Our aim is to support people to have genuine control over their lives, play an active role in the community, accept responsibilities and develop as individuals.

Outward is a registered charity and part of The Newlon Group.

We are run by a group of committed volunteers - our Board of Trustees.

We provide care and support services, mainly across north and east London, to support a range of vulnerable people towards improved choice and greater independence, including; those who have experienced street homelessness.

, Young people in housing need - including those leaving care.
, Older people who need support and care.
, People with learning disabilities.
, People with Autism Spectrum Conditions
, People with Mental Health problems


We value everything our staff do for the people we support, so we provide a great benefits package:
, Flexible working hours that will give you the work life balance that is right for you
, Up to 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time)
, Computing Scheme
, Credit Union Scheme
, Cycle-to-Work Scheme
, Death in Service Benefit
, Health Assured - Employee Assistance Programme
, Blue Light Card
, Eye care Vouchers
, Flu Jab Reimbursement
, Long Service Awards
, Pension Scheme
, Purchase Additional Annual Leave
, Refer-a-Friend Scheme
, Retirements
, Loans (including season tickets and parking permit loans)

The closing date for all applications is 23:59pm on 22nd February 2021
Interviews will be held on 2nd March 2021

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and expect all staff to share this commitment.

If the post you apply for involves working with or having access to adults at risk and/or their records, we will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Services.

This will be fully subsidised by Outward.

Outward is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Please click 'Apply' to be redirected to our online application site.