Tonbridge, Kent, England
- £ 18000.0 Per year
- Full time, Part time
- Job level
- Studying / Unqualified, Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager)
- 23 Oct 2020
- 4 Dec 2020
Avenues Group - we put people first!
We’re looking for Support Workers to work with us in Tonbridge supporting adults who have learning disabilities, Down syndrome, autism, Alzheimer’s, epilepsy and cerebral palsy.
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
Provide some housekeeping tasks such as cleaning and tidying
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 desirable for successful applicants to hold a full valid driving licence and have access to their own vehicle. Public transport is fairly limited in the area and so applicants must ensure they can get to the service for early morning starts and that they can get home when they finish a late shift.
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 + benefits
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 advertised end date.
This job was posted to Support worker in Tonbridge, Kent, England
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