Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England
- £ 18000.0 Per year
- Full time, Part time
- Job level
- Studying / Unqualified, Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager)
- 11 Sep 2020
- 23 Oct 2020
Avenues Group - we put people first!
We’re looking for Support Workers to work with us in Tunbridge Wells supporting adults with a range of physical, mental, and behavioural support needs on both levels of this service. Within the service there are multiple teams and you will be considered for all, depending on best fit. The people we support are energetic and can participate in lots of community activities such as walking, parks, swimming, bowling, visiting cafes, restaurants and shops.
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 nature of this role it is highly desirable for successful applicants to hold a full valid driving licence (manual) as some teams have access to mobility vehicles. If you are a non-driver you will still be considered for our other teams.
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.
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):
£18,000 per annum (pro rata) with complexity enhancements of £1,200 per annum (if applicable)
Paid enhanced DBS
Regular one to one supervision
Refer a friend bonus scheme – earn up to £350
Increasing annual leave with length of service
Occupational sick 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.