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Outreach Support Worker – KCA

Are you looking to start or expand your career in social care? Are you creative and passionate about learning through play? Whether you have experience or looking to get into social care, KCA has a reputation for excellence in supporting children and young adults with learning disabilities.

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Entries must be submitted before: 5:00pm on Friday 30 April 2021 - Ref 394

Are you?
Looking to start or expand your career in social care?
Are you creative and passionate about learning through play?

Whether you have experience or looking to get into social care, KCA has a reputation for excellence in supporting children and young adults with learning disabilities.

We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic Outreach Support Workers, who are passionate about caring.

KCA is a charity with over 15 years of experience supporting children with learning disabilities in Harrow.

About the role:

As an outreach support worker you will work as part of a team enabling children with learning disabilities and complex needs to enjoy mainstream activities in the community or in the family home or at our centre.
You will provide care to children and young adults within the age range of 5 to 25 years on 1:1 or group basis to develop their skills and enable them to reach their potential.

We are interested in people who share our values and passion for enabling greater opportunities for people with learning disabilities and their families throughout their lives. If you are creative, flexible, supportive, energetic and enthusiastic then we want you!

We are currently looking for Children’s Outreach Support Workers who:

  • Have experience in working in the community supporting children and young adults with learning disabilities
  • Understand how to positively support children with behaviours that challenge.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and ability to develop relationships
  • Understanding of the needs of children or young adults with learning disabilities/mental health
  • It is expected that you will work flexibly, including evenings, weekends

All applicants must have a good understanding of how to work with families. You will have the ability to work to set deadlines, working in a busy and multi-facet department. Also have good organisational and time management skills.

We offer:
• Continuous opportunities for learning and development, together with regular supervision and support.
• Free Level 3 qualifications in child care.
• Generous pension scheme

KCA and London Disability Network are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Background checks and an enhanced DBS will be required. You need to be 18 and over to apply.

If you wish to discuss the positions in more detail please call Ilias Kostalas (Service Manager) on 0208 4202 300.

In order to apply, please complete and return an Application Form by email to recruitment@wspld.org .

Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm on Friday 30 April 2021.

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Salary
£19,000 per annum
Location
London, HA3 6QJ
Position
Permanent - Full-time 37.5 hours on rota basis (Including weekends)

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