Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing has a vision that “everyone has a home and the opportunity to live well”; that means working with partners to create sustainable and vibrant neighbourhoods where our customers want to live. With 57,000 homes and more than 120,000 residents and customers we have a real opportunity to make that vision a reality. Our people care, dare and collaborate to ensure we achieve this People Powered Living.
We have new exciting opportuties for support workers in Wandsworth. Providing Floating Support to customers with mental health illness you will be key to helping them maintain their independence and sustaining their tenancies.
You will be responsible for support plans and liaising with others that support customers on a day to day basis to remain independent. This includes encouraging customers to be as independent as possible and be involved in social activities so they are a valuable part of the community.
Within this role you will be required to work flexible over a seven-day rota including bank holidays. The rota is 37.5 hours a week and includes earlies, 7.30 am - 3.00pm, lates 2.30pm - 10.00pm.
What you`ll need to succeed
You will need to have a positive approach to life and want a role where others gain from what you are doing. You will be driven by seeing customers facing, and overcoming, new challenges on a daily basis.
Previous experience in a similar position is not essential an understanding of mental health illnesses is and advantage. You must demonstrate you understand the requirements of providing support to vulnerable adults and have a passion for a career in adult social care.
What you need to do now
If you`re interested in this role, take a look at the attached Job Description for more details and if it`s the ideal job for you, click `apply now` to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or for more
What you'll get in return
You’ll be working in a fast-paced environment where you can benefit from our comprehensive in-house training to continue developing your skills. We offer excellent benefits, including:
- 28 days annual leave plus public holidays and an additional Belief Day, with the option to buy or sell up to 5 days leave
- Healthcare cashplan
- Matched contribution pension scheme (up to 9%)
- Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
- Salary sacrifice schemes and season ticket loans
- Life assurance scheme
- Paid volunteer days
- Plus lots of voluntary benefits including cash back and discounts from high street names
All employment decisions at MTVH are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race or religion, sex or sexual orientation.
We are proud to have been recognised by Disability Confident for our commitment to disabled people and those with long term health conditions by providing fair and equal opportunities for all applicants enabling them to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.
To meet our commitment to providing safe, high quality services to our customers we will complete an enhanced background check with the Disclosure and Barring service, which will include a check of the Adult Barred list, once an offer of employment is made.