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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

Ravenswood is a vibrant community of 12 registered care homes set in 120 acres of countryside, where our residents have access to riding stables, a community café/restaurant, hydrotherapy pool, life long learning facilities and more.

To provide person centred support to adults with learning disabilities living in the care home enabling them to live an ordinary life as active citizens in the community.

Applicants with an NVQ in Health and Social Care Level is 2 desirable, or you should be willing to work towards achieving QCF 2.

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

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

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The Details

Salary:
£16,976.78 - £19,083.24
Hours:
40 Hours per week which includes Saturdays, and either Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday
Job Type:
Permanent
Location:
Crowthorne, Berkshire – Nine Mile Ride, Crowthorne, Berkshire, Rg45 6bq
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Who Norwood Supports
 

Experience

Essential

Understanding of and ability to cope with needs of residents i.e. challenging behaviour, physical and emotional needs.

Ability to meet basic care needs of residents Basic awareness of health needs e.g. ability to notice and act on changes in residents’ health.

Ability to facilitate residents’ independence skills and promote their emotional well being.

 

Qualifications

Essential

Working towards or having achieved NVQ in Care Level 2 or QCF Level 2 dip.

 

Knowledge & Skills

Essential

Ability to work according to principles of “normalisation”.

Good reading, writing and numeric skills.

Good interpersonal skills e.g. warmth, caring, sensitivity, patience.

Desirable

Clean driving licence and willingness to drive Norwood’s vehicles.

 

Personal

Essential

PERSONAL CIRCUMSTANCES AND ATTRIBUTES .

To remain awake and alert whilst on duty in order to attend to residents needs throughout the night .

Ability to be responsible for residents and home during the night, providing care to residents as needed and contacting emergency Norwood or other emergency services if needed. .

Good domestics skills e.g. cleaning, basic food preparation, ironing and repairing residents’ clothing. .

Ability to be a constructive and flexible member of the team to work to the guidance of the Home Manager (and other Managers) and work co-operatively with other colleagues. .

Ability to be self motivated and use personal initiative within a structured framework.

Ability to work under pressure.

Ability to show empathy and understanding towards residents.

Understanding/awareness of or willingness to learn about the Jewish culture.

Ability to work flexibly.

Must be physically fit.

Understanding/awareness of Equal Opportunities .

Ability to support and participate in recreational activities inside and outside the home.

Desirable

Ability to support and participate in recreational activities inside and outside the home.

 

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 Two Ticks accredited employer, this means we are committed to employing people with disabilities.

 
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