Support Worker

Recruiter
Hft
Location
Lympne
Salary
£8.21 per hour
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
18 Apr 2019
Ref
1130896049
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Support Worker From cooking a meal, to educating someone about healthy eating. Join us and help us change lives. Hft Kent South currently has vacancies available for Support Workers at The Beeches, a registered purpose built bungalow which comprises of 7 bedrooms and a flat, built in the large grounds of Lympne Place. Position: Support Worker Location: Lympne, Kent Job type: Full Time, Permanent Hours: 37.5 hours per week Salary: £8.21 per hours About the role: As a Support Worker at Hft you'll be supporting adults with learning disabilities to live the best life possible. The Beeches provides a safe and secure place for adults with learning disabilities to live within the community, helping people to make choices and learn new skills to be able to do things for themselves. There's no such thing as a "typical day" for one of our Support Workers. You never know what you might end up doing. You'll go to work knowing that you're making a positive difference to someone's life and you'll be working in a team of skilled, dedicated colleagues who'll support you all the way. We provide 24/7 support to some people, so this role would suit you if you like the idea of working shifts and hours that include some weekends, nights and Bank Holidays. You may also get the opportunity to accompany the people we support on holidays and attend training courses and other activities. About you: You don't need experience of support work or any special qualifications for this job - you'll get plenty of training along the way. It's great if you already have experience of learning disabilities, autism or dementia, but this is by no means essential. What matters most is your positive attitude to life and your desire to support people to live their life with as much independence, choice, dignity and control as possible. What we offer: We offer a range of benefits and career development opportunities. We'll give you a comprehensive induction, full training and support along the way. With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation we are committed to investing in our teams to ensure they have the specialist skills and expertise needed to support others to live the best life possible. Hft staff benefits include:- Apprenticeships - gain a fully funded Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care whilst earning, 20 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata for part time staff), a contributory pension scheme, life assurance, staff rewards, family-friendly policies, discounted mobile phone and car schemes and a confidential Employee Helpline. Join us and help us change lives. STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Learning Disabilities, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Mental Health Worker, Support Team Leader, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Community Development, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Not for Profit, NFP etc.

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