Job Title:             Informal Educator

Salary:                 £22,000 – £26,000 (dependent on qualifications and experience)

Location:             Edgware and Hendon

Contract Type:    Full time (37.5 hrs/week)

Closing Date:       10 March 2024

 

Kisharon Langdon UK have an exciting opportunity for an Informal Educator to join their growing team in North London.

 

Kisharon Langdon are a newly merged charity offering a wider breadth of services of enhanced quality, enabling us to better support people with learning disabilities and autism and their families.  From nursery and school to further education, through to employment opportunities and supported living, Kisharon Langdon will enable people with learning disabilities and autism to thrive and realise their ambitions and aspirations.  Whilst we support the Jewish community, we celebrate and benefit from the diversity of the communities in which we are based and welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

 

About the Role:

As part of the Brady team at Kisharon Langdon, you will be involved in planning and delivering exceptional after school clubs, holiday schemes and online activities for young Jewish people who face difficulties in learning and socialising.

 

As an Informal educator you will use learning that occurs away from a structured, formal classroom environment. You will be part of the Kisharon Langdon Brady team that provides a welcoming, inclusive environment that focuses on the aspects of learning that is based on social activities, conversation, and interaction.  Activities range from arts and crafts to sports, music, dance, drama, cooking and basically anything else that is fun and allows our Members to practice their behaviour in a social environment.

 

Due to the nature of the role you must be able to work evenings, weekends and school holidays.  There is an opportunity for flexibility for hybrid working, and part time working would be considered.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • To ensure Kisharon Langdon delivers on its ambition to develop an exceptional Youth Service
  • To develop and deliver an imaginative activity programme
  • To assist the Youth Services Manager in the supervision of staff, volunteers and guests
  • To actively build and maintain relationships with young people, their parents and carers
  • To develop links with community organisations
  • To collect and analyse feedback from our Members and parents
  • To fulfil organisational tasks, e.g. tidying our store room or sourcing refreshments

 

About You:

Educated to GCSE level including Maths and English, you will have experience of working within social care and/or education settings. NVQ level 2/3 in youth work or equivalent is desirable but not essential, as is experience of working with children and/or young adults who have a learning, social or physical disability. With outstanding skills in developing key stakeholder relationships, you will be creative in planning engaging sessions and confident in running them. An understanding of issues relating to disability and the ability to work as part of a diverse team are required.

 

What We Offer:

  • 21 days holiday which increases with length of service, plus bank holidays and 3 Jewish holidays
  • Pension
  • Occupational Sick Pay after a qualifying period, which increases with length of service
  • Employee Assistance and Wellbeing Programme with free access to independent advice, support and counselling on a wide range of issues
  • Development and career progression opportunities

 

This role would be ideal for candidates who want to use their existing skills and life experience in rewarding and exciting new ways.  To submit your CV for this exciting Informal Educator opportunity, please click ‘Apply’ today!

 

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring service if you are successful after interview.

 

We reserve the right depending on the number of applications received, to shortlist and interview candidates prior to the closing date.

Job Title:                Positive Behaviour Support Lead

Salary:                    £38,000 per annum

Location:                North London (Golders Green, Hendon, Edgware)

Contract Type:     12 month Fixed Term

Closing Date:        10 March 2024

 

Kisharon Langdon UK has an exciting opportunity for a Positive Behaviour Support Lead to join their growing team in North West London.

At Kisharon Langdon we are passionate about our mission to realise ambitious and personalised training and support for people with learning disabilities, to enable a good life where people are valued contributors within the community, promoting independence, choice and control.  Whilst we support the Jewish community, we celebrate and benefit from the diversity of the communities in which we are based and welcome applicants from all backgrounds

 

About the role  

Working closely with Support Teams, the Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Lead will observe and analyse behaviours of concern of individuals and carry out functional behaviour assessments to understand why someone displays a particular behaviour.  This will enable Support Workers to offer the appropriate support to the individual and implement interventions to reduce challenging or negative behaviour.  The assessments will form the basis of personalised PBS Plans which will be created for each person we support who present with challenging behaviour.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To assess needs and abilities of the people we are supporting in collaboration with the staff teams, in order to devise person centred Active Support Plans and PBS plans for people who express their needs with behaviours that challenge.
  • To support staff teams in conducting regular assessments to tailor support to people’s likes, preferences and wishes, and to know how to motivate them to engage.
  • To be involved in person-led planning discussions with the people Kisharon Langdon supports and their families, to identify the way they want to live their lives, their wishes, their dreams and their fears and devise concrete and realistic actions plans to achieve their goals.
  • To review and analyse incident reports, discuss an understanding of the factors that seem to have played a role in the distress experienced, and suggest strategies to proactively prevent such incidents in the future and devise reactive management strategies in case of re-occurrence.

 

About You

The successful candidate will be an inspiring and values based practitioner, able to develop constructive working relationships with the people we support, staff, families and external stakeholders.  With previous experience of working with clients with complex needs, Autism, behaviours of concern and mental health needs, you will actively promote the organisation’s values and embrace our equity, diversity and inclusion agenda to ensure vulnerable young people and adults are supported appropriately.

 

What we offer:

  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme which enables employees to receive free, confidential support with finance, mental, physical and emotional well-being.
  • Pension
  • Occupational Sick Pay
  • Cycle loan scheme
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Personal Development and career progression opportunities

 

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Helen Sowa, Director of Operations on 07534 458672.

To submit your CV for this Positive Behaviour Support Lead opportunity, please click ‘Apply’ today!

 

Kisharon Langdon is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An Enhanced DBS criminal check will be required for this role.

Please note; depending on the volume of applications received we may shortlist and interview prior to the vacancy closing.

Job Title:             Nursery Key Worker

Salary:                 Competitive (dependent on qualifications and experience)

Hours:                  34 per week (Term-time only)

Location:             North West London

Closing Date:      10th March 2024

 

Kisharon Langdon UK has an exciting opportunity for a Nursery Key Worker to join their growing team in North West London.

 

Kisharon Langdon are a newly merged charity offering a wider breadth of services of enhanced quality, enabling us to better support people with learning disabilities and autism and their families.  From nursery and school to further education, through to employment opportunities and supported living, Kisharon Langdon will enable people with learning disabilities and autism to thrive and realise their ambitions and aspirations.  Whilst we support the Jewish community, we celebrate and benefit from the diversity of the communities in which we are based and welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

 

The Role

Tuffkid nursery is looking for a vibrant and enthusiastic Nursery Nurse/Key Worker to join our passionate and dedicated team and work with special needs and mainstream children, following EYFS guidelines.

 

Tuffkid brings extensive experience in nurturing the early development of children from 2 to 4 years of age.  As part of the Tuffkid team you will help to provide innovative and creative opportunities for children to grow and develop in a safe and stimulating environment.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • To act as key worker and focus on specific children’s needs, as required.
  • To carry out observations, assessments, learning stories and keep profiles up to date.
  • To carry out SEN plans and the relevant paperwork as instructed by the Head of Nursery.
  • To help prepare for each session and clear away after each session.
  • To be fully aware of and to put into practice all health and safety and safeguarding procedures.

 

About You

You will have a QCF Level 3 in Childcare or equivalent and a good knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) guidelines.  Previous experience with of working with children with Special Educational Needs is not required as full training will be provided.

 

What we offer:

  • Pension
  • Occupational Sick Pay after a qualifying period, which increases with length of service
  • Employee Assistance and Wellbeing Programme with free access to independent advice, support and counselling on a wide range of issues
  • Development and career progression opportunities

 

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Click ‘apply for this role’ below to download an application form. Completed application forms should be sent to recruitment@kisharonlangdon.org.uk.

Please Note: We reserve the right depending on the number of applications received, to shortlist and interview candidates prior to the closing date.

Salary: £10.99 – £12.27 per hour dependent on qualifications

Location: London, NW2

Contract Type: Full time (35 hours per week)

We are looking for enthusiastic people to support people with learning disabilities to live life the way they want, be independent, included in their communities and enjoy life.

Ability to support people with their Jewish observance, and work/volunteer experience with disabilities, are definite advantages, but we’re happy to train you if you can prove commitment to our shared values:

  • showing people dignity and respect at all times
  • striving to always provide excellent care and individualised support
  • working and learning together in innovative and collaborative teams
  • bringing our own interests, creativity and positivity to engage the people we support.

The role is varied and no two days the same. It will include:

  • organising activities that the person wants to engage in, such as Jewish activities, exercise, shopping, cooking, music, gardening and fun
  • enabling meaningful work experience
  • support with personal care needs
  • building opportunities and relationships in the local community

Driving licence is desirable.

For an informal chat about this role contact Adeola Owodunni, Community Support Co-manager on 07944 923 315.

Click ‘apply for this role’ below to download an application form. Completed application forms should be sent to recruitment@kisharonlangdon.org.uk.

Kisharon Langdon is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS criminal check will be required for this role.

*Due to the genuine occupational requirements of the role and the needs of the people we support this post will only be available to male applicants in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

Salary: £11.00 p/h unqualified    &    £11.95 p/h qualified

Location: Borehamwood, Hertfordshire    &    Edgware, North London

Contract Type: Part-time and Full-time (37.5 hrs per week)

 

Langdon UK have exciting opportunities for Support Workers to join their growing team in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire and Edgware, North London.

Langdon was founded 30 years ago and we now help over 100 young Jewish people with learning disabilities by providing education, supported living and employment services.  Whilst we support the Jewish community, we celebrate and benefit from the diversity of the communities in which we are based and welcome applicants from all backgrounds

 

About the Role

The role will include supporting our members in designing and developing their support/care plans and providing social, health and personal care. Support Workers will be expected to work flexible hours which will involve working early and late shifts, including sleep in’s, weekends and bank holidays in accordance with member need. 

The successful candidate will be required to work individually and as part of a team to support and enable individuals to live as independently as possible by assisting individuals to develop new and existing skills.  They will also be responsible for working with our employment team to facilitate employment opportunities, and with our programming team to assist and support our members to enjoy an active social life.

About You

Educated to GCSE level or equivalent, you must have a good standard of written English.  Previous experience of working with adults with Learning Disabilities and Autism desirable but not essential.  Full training will be given to the successful applicant.

If you are looking for a fresh challenge, enjoy engaging with people, have a real desire to make a difference to someone’s life and the skills required to help us deliver a high level of service to our Members, then we want to hear from you.

What we offer:

  • 21 days holiday which increases with length of service, plus bank holidays and 3 Jewish holidays (pro rata for part-time staff)
  • Pension
  • Occupational Sick Pay after a qualifying period, which increases with length of service
  • Employee Assistance and Wellbeing Programme with free access to independent advice, support and counselling on a wide range of issues
  • Development and career progression opportunities

 

To find out a bit more or to have a chat about the role, please contact Nalina Ramgutty on 07957 442467 or nalina.ramgutty@langdonuk.org

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Job Title:                Sessional Worker

Salary:                    £11.00 per hour

Location:                North London (Edgware, Hendon, Borehamwood)

Contract Type:     Zero Hours

 

Langdon has an exciting opportunity for Sessional Workers to join their growing team in North London.

Langdon are an ambitious forward thinking Learning Disability charity working with the Jewish Community.  Langdon was founded 30 years ago and we now help over 100 young Jewish people with learning disabilities by providing education, supported living and employment services.  Whilst we support the Jewish community, we celebrate and benefit from the diversity of the communities in which we are based and welcome applicants from all backgrounds

 

About the role  

Langdon Brady provides Jewish young people aged 9-25 with learning, behavioural and physical difficulties the opportunity to make friends and take part in fun activities. Langdon Brady supports the development of our members confidence and their ability to communicate effectively. People who face barriers to inclusion often find it difficult to make friends, Langdon Brady is a friendly and inviting place for our members to overcome this and develop meaningful relationships with others.

The Sessional Youth Worker will be part of a team that enables our members to participate in a range of recreational activities, ensuring that their needs are met while ensuring a friendly, safe and sociable environment. Sessional youth workers are extremely valuable people in the lives of our members, they are a responsible and trustworthy adult who they feel safe to be themselves around; this relationship is crucial in growing Members self-confidence and helping them to make friends when they’re with us.

The participants of Langdon Brady are provided with a well-resourced environment and caring staff. our service takes place in the form of after school/weekend clubs and holiday schemes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To deliver engaging group activities to young people with additional needs.
  • To help Members develop their confidence and work towards practicing their own version of independence.
  • To work 1:1 with Members who need extra support.
  • To execute organisational tasks that helps Langdon Brady to run smoothly

 

About You

Educated to GCSE level with a grade A-C in Maths & English, you are passionate about supporting people with learning disabilities and autism to become independent.  Ideally you have some experience working with young people who face barriers to inclusion, but this is not essential. You have an outgoing, positive, empathetic personality and a clear and straightforward communication style.

If this sounds like you, we are keen to hear from you.

 

What We Offer:

  • 20 days holiday pro rata which increases with length of service, plus bank holidays (pro rata for part-time staff).
  • Pension
  • Employee Assistance and Wellbeing Programme with free access to independent advice, support and counselling on a wide range of issues
  • Development and career progression opportunities

 

To submit your CV for this exciting Sessional Worker opportunity, please click ‘Apply’ today!

This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service if you are successful after interview.

Please note; depending on the volume of applications received we may shortlist and interview prior to the vacancy closing.

‘Langdon is a community. I love how everyone comes together.’

Zoe, Langdon Member