Location: Kilburn, London
Here at Brondesbury Road, Kilburn we put people first. We six friendly people who are Deaf/ Deafblind with additional needs and a variety of hobbies and interests. We are looking for staff who can support us to achieve our potential. Support provided is based on the specific needs of us as individuals, working with us on our own individual Personalised Plan.
Supporting us in everyday living can sometimes be challenging; however, our staff team is committed to encouraging independence, choice and empowering us in all aspects of our daily lives.
Would you like to be a part of this? You don’t need to have experience of working in a similar environment, however you will need transferrable skills and be willing to learn and develop your skills in British Sign Language, understand Deaf culture, promote personalised care and be committed to working towards your Diploma in Social Care if not already achieved. so please do apply if you want to be part of a great team ensuring people live the life they choose.
Interview Date: TBC
This post is also subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check
You'll enjoy a range of excellent benefits and access to ongoing support and learning and development programmes across the country. We provide an attractive and competitive salary and benefits package. We also recognise your talent and commitment by helping you to take care of your health, life balance and financial wellbeing.
Learning & Development
We place high importance on giving our staff the opportunity to develop their careers. We therefore provide access to a wide range of learning and development opportunities including inductions, training courses, accredited qualifications, and coaching and mentoring schemes.
About Care and Support at RNID
We offer a wide range of high quality residential and community services providing specialist care and support for deaf and hard of hearing people with additional needs across the UK.
We are committed to person centred working. Everyone who uses our services has the right to:
We aim to tailor this to the communication needs of the people who use them so that it is completely accessible to them.
Choosing to work in Care and Support is one of the most fulfilling and exciting decisions you can make. You will also get the chance to complete the NVQ/Diploma Level 3 in Care or equivalent and have access to up to date training. With any job there will be ups and downs but working in social care has very specific rewards and challenges.
To help you decide if this role is for you, for more information on the work we do and to hear some of the stories of the people we support visit: http://www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/supporting-you/care-and-support.aspx
About Brondesbury Road
We are a specialist care home, without nursing, in Queen’s Park, North-West London. We provide a 24-hour support service to six deaf and/or deafblind men and women over the age of 18. The people we support have a range of diverse and sometimes complex needs, including learning and physical disabilities, mental ill-health, and dementia.
Our main objective is to provide a comfortable and safe environment that actively promotes individual choice and independent living. We use a range of appropriate communication techniques, always take a person-centred approach and encourage positive risk-taking in all aspects of our care planning and review process. By doing this we make sure that everyone is fully involved in their own support. We also seek to understand what people are trying to communicate through their behaviour and find ways to support them to express themselves constructively.
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