Specialist Support Provider
Norwood
THe Tager Center,England
4d ago

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.

The Tager Centre is home for 16 people on the Autistic spectrum.The building is split into four flats where 4 people live in each.

The environment is very homely but can be seen as sparse but overall this meets the needs of the people. Each flat hasa communal area and a separate dining room with a small kitchen to enable people we support to make their own snacks.

Bedrooms have an adjoining bathroom enabling people to have space and time, ensuring their rituals and routines are respected.

The people in Tager also benefit from a large activity garden that consists of raised beds to do their gardening and a summer house to relax in after spending time on the gym equipment.

Our people are supported on a 1 : 1 staffing ratio and two require 2 staff throughout their waking day and all people have a structured time table that offers a variety of activities.

It’s very important that staff working in Tager have some knowledge of Autism as well as working with those who have a learning disability.

Staff work 36hrs a week doing three long days, there is opportunities for overtime.

Our people welcome visitors but we need notice so please feel you can contact us to have a look around and hear more about this exciting job.

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.

  • 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 job description is not an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities and is subject to change in accordance with the needs of the service

    The opportunity to work for a leading UK charity

    Generous annual leave entitlement

    A challenging and varied role

    A supportive team

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