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.
To provide person centred support to adults with learning disabilities living in their own 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.
experiencing the same rights and responsibilities as other citizens.
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.
To take all reasonable care of the health and safety of him / her self and of other persons who may be affected by his / her acts or omissions.
As regards to any duty or requirement imposed upon the organisation by or under any of the relevant statutory provisions, to co-
operate with the organisation as far as it necessary to enable that duty or requirement to be performed or complied with.
To work at any other Norwood location, as and when required.
To report to the Health and Safety Manager either serious risks or your concerns over safety issues.
To maintain confidentiality at all times and to ensure respect for, proper observance of and adherence to Norwood's confidentiality policy for all staff.
To attend regular supervision sessions with line manager, regular team meetings and undertake relevant training as and when required.
To work collaboratively with volunteers to ensure that their contribution enhances quality of service provision and support across the organisation.
To undertake any other duties which are consistent with the post.
To maintain standard of dress that is appropriate to role and in accordance with the organisation’s dress policy.
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.
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