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Working for Us

  • Passionate about fulfilling our mission of supporting each unique person with learning disabilities
  • The highest standards and dedication of our staff is key to our success
  • Always looking for talented, enthusiastic individuals to join our team
Key to our success are our people. Only the highest quality applicants are considered for roles in the organisation and successful candidates bring dedication, compassion, experience, skills and share our values.

We are currently a staff of about 170, with many equally committed volunteers.

We deliver the highest quality service across our Nursery, School, Adult Day Opportunities, Supported Living Services, Business Enterprise Centre and Head Office.

Committed to the safety and wellbeing of the adults and children in our care, we recruit within the framework of safeguarding steps including a DBS criminal record check.

Are you a good fit for the Kisharon family? Reach out – we would love to hear from you.

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Training

Deeply committed to the development of our staff, Kisharon provides a robust training schedule, including mandatory and non-mandatory training, allowing our staff to enjoy career satisfaction and progression in every area of the organisation

  • We strongly encourage our support staff to achieve QCF qualifications in Health and Social Care
  • We run a management development programme to support experienced and new managers as well as e-learning courses to support ongoing development

Staff Benefits

Our people tell us that Kisharon is a happy place to work and that we look after them well. Staff benefits include:

  • Training and development opportunities
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Eye care benefits for employees and their families
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Time off for family celebrations and above statutory compassionate leave
  • Cycle loan scheme
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Fit for Work health advice
  • Rewards, deals and discounts at high street retailers, tour operators, supermarkets, restaurants, for days out, etc.

See our current vacancies or contact Avni at 020 3393 0172 or avni.thakrar@kisharon.org.uk

FAQ

Q. Is it possible to gain a qualification while working at Kisharon?
A. We offer many opportunities to gain qualifications while working at Kisharon.

Q. Should I be familiar with Jewish culture and faith to be successful in obtaining a job?
A. No. Kisharon takes great pride in our multicultural workforce and encourages applicants from every background. Ongoing education around Kisharon’s religious ethos is provided. We would expect any potential employee to carry out their role in a way that is sensitive to the cultural, religious and all other aspects of the lives of those we support.

Q. Do you make reasonable adjustments for disabled candidates?
A. Yes. We will make any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, and when employing people with disabilities. Please let us know if you have any requests.

Q. How do I apply for a role?
A. Select the job you are interested in on our Current Vacancies page and download the application form. Alternatively you can request an application form by calling the HR Department on 020 3209 1182.

Q. I applied for a role and I haven’t heard anything, what should I do?
A. If you haven’t heard from us two weeks after the closing date then, unfortunately, you may not have been successful. Please contact a member of the HR team on 020 3209 1160 for more information.

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