Female Support Worker
Tonbridge, Kent, England
- £ 18000.0 Per year
- Full time, Part time
- Job level
- Studying / Unqualified, Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager)
- 13 Nov 2020
- 4 Dec 2020
Avenues Group - we put people first!
We’re looking for Female Support Workers to work with us in Tonbridge supporting a young lady with learning disabilities and complex needs. She enjoys a variety of activities like horse riding, swimming, shopping and going to local library.
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.
There is a genuine occupational requirement for the holder of this post to be female in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.
Due to the nature of this role it is essential for successful applicants to hold a full automatic valid driving licence and have access to their own vehicle
Various contracts available – Full time or part time
Shift work – early (7am – 10am), late (10am – 10pm), 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) + 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.