Support worker - Tonbridge, Kent

7 days left

Social Personnel
£18000 - £18001/annum
21 Oct 2020
28 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Social Personnel are currently recruiting for Support Workers to work in Sevenoaks supporting adults who have learning disabilities. This residential support service located a 5 minute walk from Sevenoaks station and a 10 minute walk from the town centre. The service provides lots of active support, takes the people we support on holiday, and completes a range of activities as well as day to day support. 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 rural location of this service it is essential for successful applicants to hold a full valid manual UK driving licence, and to have access to their own vehicle. 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 £1,200pa complexity enhancements benefits (pro rata) 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

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