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1900534 Requisition #

Salary range: £26,745 - £28,725 p.a. inc.

Contract: Permanent

Hours of work: 36 hours per week

Location: John Billam Resource Centre

 

Community Support Worker  

 

Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

 

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.

 

 

The Post

 

At John Billam Resource Centre we support adults (18 – 65) with a learning disability and/or autism to access continuing education, secure real jobs, achieve desired goals and become more involved in their local community.

   
We are looking for Community Support Workers who can demonstrate compassion and empathy in their approach to supporting people with learning disabilities and autism.

 

The Person

 

You will be providing support to enable individuals to access meaningful activities in the local community and develop social and life skills that will enable them to make choices and take control of their lives.

 
You will be working in autism friendly environment and ways of working have been recognised and accredited by the National Autistic Society. You will support people to live their lives with the highest level of quality and to achieve their aspirational goals.

 

If you have the right values for our organisation, you will be supported by a programme of continuous training and development. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, or to find out more, complete your application online.

 

Closing Date: 27 August 2019 (23:00)

Assessment & Interview Date: To Be Confirmed

 

Additional Information

 


Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

 

Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.

 

All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.

 

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.

 

All successful applicants will be required to apply for an ‘Enhanced Adults' DBS Disclosure.

 

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.

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