Jobs at Three Cs
Skills, self-reliance and social inclusion are things you develop, not things you are born with. By supporting people to develop their potential and contribute as equal citizens, our staff replace disempowering forms of support.
Nine out of 10 staff say they enjoy their work, understand the mission and understand how they contribute to the success of Three Cs. We won’t be satisfied until it is 10 out of 10.
Consider joining a team who enjoy and really believe in what they are doing. See current vacancies posted here or get in touch to find out more about working and volunteering with us.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all sections of the community. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria will be invited to interview for this post. If you require any support or reasonable adjustments to complete the application please contact our office on 020 8269 4340.
If you wish to apply to any of our open positions please:
- Download the information, job description, person specification and complete the Application Form for the role you are interested in.
- While completing the Application Form, refer closely to the Job Description and Person Specification of the role you are applying for.
- We do not accept C.V.'s
- We aim to review and shortlist the applications received within 5 working days of the closing date. We will respond to your application by email to inform about the outcome of the shortlisting stage (So please keep an eye on your SPAM/Junk folder too).
Mandatory Requirements for Employment:
• Eligibility to work in the UK.
• Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
• Health clearance
• Satisfactory professional references
• Qualifications check
While completing the Application Form, please refer closely to the Job Description and Person Specification of the role you are applying for.
As a Support Worker or Flexible Support Worker you will be supporting people with learning disabilities and/or mental health challenges to have control over and choice about their lives and to contribute to the community as equal citizens. You will be working in a supported living service or within the Outreach Team, and in either setting, you will need to demonstrate the right attitude towards supporting people. We would prefer people with experience in a paid or voluntary capacity but the right attitude is more important.
You are required to get to know the people we support, what is important to them and how they want to be supported so that they are in control of the support they get. You must be willing and able to work with people who have a variety of different behaviours, including behaviour that may challenge the service.
For some vacancies we are looking for staff who can drive a car which belongs to one of the people living in the service.
A person-centred approach to working is essential and you must be willing to work flexible hours to meet the demands of the services. Flexible hours may include evenings, weekends, early mornings, late nights, sleeping-ins and bank holidays and supporting people to go on holiday as required.
You will be working as part of team supporting people to live as independently as possible in supported living services. You will need good communication skills and a collaborative approach to working. You will also be lone-working and you will need skills such as time-management, accountability and honesty to do this.
In our Outreach service, you will support many people who will have varying support needs, the majority of whom live independently in the community. You will be required to travel between locations throughout the day and communicate with management and the team through email and phone, so good ICT skills are essential.
Salary: For full time 36 hours per week contract, the salary is £17,600 (made up of basic salary of £16,000 plus (10% shift allowance).
If you’ve attained an NVQ 3 (or equivalent), the salary will be £17,984 (made up of basic salary of £16,350 plus 10% shift allowance).
Salary will be pro-rata for part-time work.
Hourly rate (for Flexible Support Workers) £9.40 per hour
Closing date – 30th August (9am)
We are looking for an experienced administrator to join Three Cs Central Support Team. This role provides general administrative support to our head office and services, and has a strong HR and Development administration focus.
As Central Support Administrator you will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to communicate well with people at all levels both verbally and in writing. Our central support team is a small team, and you will need to be able to prioritise your workload, take initiative and be willing to work flexibly to meet the needs of the organisation. Accountable to the Office Manager, you will also work closely with the HR and Workforce Development Manager, as well as providing general administrative support. You must be comfortable working closely with people who have learning difficulties and/or mental health challenges.
Hours: Mon-Fri from 9am to 5pm, with flexibility to work extra hours including late evenings and weekends if required to accommodate work requests
Annual leave: 25 days per year (plus bank holidays), increasing to 28 days after 5 years service.
Closing date – 16th August 2016 (9am)
Voluntary: Local expenses paid
Three Cs is a person-centred, inclusive organisation for people with learning disabilities and/or mental health challenges. Our vision for 2020 is all of us living life to the full and valued by our communities. Everybody has strengths and can contribute to their community as an equal citizen.
We are seeking up to THREE people to join The Board of Three Cs.
Our diverse and dynamic board members are active in the commercial, public and third sectors. As an organisation we have developed and grown services aimed at people who are managing their personal budgets, as well as local health and social care commissioners. Our Board regularly considers projects to provide new services to improve outcomes for people. We invest to promote and deliver social inclusion.
We have an exciting future to experience and a great strategy to see through.
Trustees/Non-Executive Directors are responsible for the strategic direction and governance of the organisation. The Board meets six times a year, normally in the evening; additional time may be required for occasional Committee meetings and other events. Board members are encouraged to visit the sites and projects of the organisation and meet the people we support.
Experience and skills
We are looking to attract candidates with professional experience in the care sector in which Three Cs operates as well as candidates in the commercial world wishing to gain experience in a non-executive role. We would welcome experience of fundraising, growing new business and developing existing services in the public or voluntary sectors. Experience of serving on a board would be useful but is not essential.
Board members are volunteers, although out of pocket expenses will be paid. Three Cs provides training to Board members to allow then to understand their role and carry out their duties.
Three Cs operates an equal opportunities policy and welcomes applications from the whole community. Three Cs Board has members who are beneficiaries of the organisation; the current vacancies are for non-beneficiary members.
About Three Cs
Founded in 1993, Three Cs is a dynamic third sector organisation. We support people with learning disabilities and/or mental health challenges to contribute to the community as equal citizens. We provide supported living, outreach and social inclusion services in London. We currently employ over 150 staff and over 200 customers. We invest heavily in our staff and provide each with lot of training and learning opportunities.
• We were awarded the Investors in People (Silver) in June 2015.
• In September, 2012, Three Cs won the Medium Employer of the Year Award at the National Training Awards London regional final.
• We have been consistently awarded the Two Ticks which recognises our commitment towards being Positive about Disabled People.
To learn more about Three Cs visit our website www.threecs.co.uk