Male Support Worker
Birchington, Kent, England
- £ 18932 Per year
- Full time, Part time
- Job level
- Studying / Unqualified, Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager)
- 19 Jun 2020
- 31 Jul 2020
We put people first!
We’re looking for Support Workers to work with us in Birchington supporting 3 brothers with learning disabilities, autism and complex challenging behaviours. Coleman Stairs is a new supported living service which has recently opened.
As a Support Worker you will;
Accompany the people we support to activities, appointments etc.
Assisting with day to day living tasks such as cooking and cleaning
Ensuring the people we support are encouraged to reach their full potential
Personal Care (e.g. using the toilet, bathing)
Work full or part time covering different shifts throughout the day, evenings and nights spread across the week, weekends and Bank holidays. Shifts are on a rota basis so you will know in advance to plan your time accordingly.
Our pay is £17,732 per annum + £1,200 complexity payment + benefits (pro rata)
There is a genuine occupational requirement for the holder of this post to be male in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.
Avenues Group is a specialist provider of adult social care, supporting people with complex needs to enjoy life and live as independently as possible in their own homes.
Have the ability to learn from experiences and change your approach when needed
Have energy and enthusiasm to provide the best support possible
Have motivation and drive to identify overcome obstacles
Have an understanding of and empathy for the people you are supporting
Show commitment to personal and professional development
Previous experience supporting individuals with complex challenging behaviours would be beneficial
Full training will be provided and you will also be supported in your new role by your local team from day one. In addition;
We pay for your enhanced criminal records disclosure
Personal training & development
Refer a friend bonus scheme – earn up to £350 (T&C’s apply)
Employee Assistance Programme
Pension scheme - if you join, we contribute too and life cover is provided
31 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays (pro-rata), increasing after to 2 years’ service and after 5 years’ service
Discount scheme on various high street shops including new airtime O2 contracts (T&C’s apply)
Apply today to find out more about careers with Avenues and how you can make a positive difference to someone’s life.