Support Worker

Tonbridge, Kent, England
TN2 4BB
Pay
£ 18000.0 Per year
Hours
Full time, Part time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Studying / Unqualified, Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
11 Sep 2020
Closes
23 Oct 2020

Job Description

Avenues Group - we put people first!

We’re looking for Support Workers to work with us in Sevenoaks supporting adults who have learning disabilities. This residential support service located a 5 minute walk from Sevenoaks station and a 10 minute walk from the town centre. The service provides lots of active support, takes the people we support on holiday, and completes a range of activities as well as day to day support. 

As a Support Worker you will;

Ensure the people we support are encouraged to reach their full potential

Accompany the people we support to activities, appointments, education etc.

Assisting with day to day living tasks such as cooking, cleaning, shopping etc.

Help with personal care such as supporting with showering, toileting and dressing.

Full training will be provided and you will also be supported in your new role by your local team from day one.

Due to the rural location of this service it is essential for successful applicants to hold a full valid manual UK driving licence, and to have access to their own vehicle.

Working hours;

Various contracts available – Full time, part time or bank hours

Shift work – days, evenings, nights, weekends and Bank Holidays (24/7)

Shifts are on a rota basis so you will know in advance to plan your time accordingly.

About you;

No experience needed but would be beneficial

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

We offer our Support Workers (T&C’s apply):

£18000 per annum (pro rata) with complexity enhancements of £1,200 per annum + benefits.

Paid enhanced DBS

E-learning/Classroom training/Diplomas

Regular one to one supervision

Refer a friend bonus scheme – earn up to £350

Increasing annual leave with length of service

Flexible working

Occupational sick pay

Maternity/paternity pay

Employee Assistance Programme

Apply today to find out more about careers with Avenues and how you can make a positive difference to someone’s life.

Please note this vacancy may close before the advertised end date.

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