Experience in PWS (Prader-Willi Syndrome) would be preferable but not essential.
We are Consensus, an innovative award-winning independent provider of support services for people with learning disabilities and additional health and social care needs.
We believe everybody can achieve their aspirations and do amazing things. Our role is to provide person-centred support – support that starts each person we support on the road to greater independence, empowering them to reach their full potential.
In this role, you’ll support people with learning disabilities to develop a varied and fulfilling life style. You’ll lead your team to deliver an innovative service that ensures everyone you support is safe, happy, healthy and full of plans to learn and develop. Day to day, you’ll be doing anything from managing rotas, to performing risk assessments and implementing support plans, helping your team develop their skills to ensuring we’re achieving your budget. Above all, you’ll help make sure that everyone we work with is supported in a way that suits their needs and wishes, and means they’re always making progress.
But why choose us?
We couldn’t achieve what we do without our amazing teams. We believe in our people and want to ensure you feel appreciated and supported at every step of your journey with us. For this reason, we offer an excellent range of benefits as listed below.
•Great rates of pay – We regularly review regional and competitor pay rates to ensure we’re offering the best incentives to work with us
•One place of work – We operate residential/supported living services, meaning you’ll not need to worry about travelling from location to location.
•Flexible hours – enabling you to balance work and home life.
•Voluntary Benefits Package – offering amazing retail discounts at over 8,000 locations nationwide, enabling our staff to make savings of up to £1,500 per year
•Personalised career path ladders including support with your Care Certificate to ensure fulfilling career development
•Learning and Development programme with full induction training including buddy system
•Employee Assistance Programme – Immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
•Online Health Portal - All colleagues have access to the online health portal which enables you to make the most of full access to an encyclopaedia of health information
The skills you’ll need
To join us, you’ll need to have plenty of experience working with those with learning disabilities or complex behaviours. An NVQ 3 in Health & Social Care is also a must, as is a good knowledge of relevant H&S regulations. You’ll certainly have strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills. Confident, flexible and efficient, you’re happy to work on a shift basis, and, where required, to be on call. Above all, you’ll be committed to providing person-centred care that gives real equality of opportunity to all those you’re working for.
“We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age”.
If you would like a meaningful career making a positive impact on the lives of those who require care and support, then please apply now!
To apply please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Consensus - Supporting Opportunity, Choice and Success for our customers and our staff