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
23 Oct 2020
Closes
4 Dec 2020

Job Description

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.

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):

£18,000 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 advertised end date.

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