Male Support Worker

Birchington, Kent, England
CT7 9TP
Pay
£ 18932 Per year
Hours
Full time, Part time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Studying / Unqualified, Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
19 Jun 2020
Closes
31 Jul 2020

Job Description

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.

About you;

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

Your reward:

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.

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This job was posted to Care assistant, Learning disabilities, Support worker in Birchington, Kent, England

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