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DATE ADDED: Tue 11/02/2020

Support Worker

Pembury, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime


Support Worker Service/Location: Aspens – Briars Cornford Lane , Pembury, Kent, TN2 4QU Are you an experienced support worker who wants to make a real difference? Or are you an support worker looking for a new challenge? If yes this may be your dream job! We’re on the lookout for an enthusiastic, reliable and resilient Support Worker who would like to join our growing Aspens family, based at our Residential site in Pembury.
Briars is a 9 bedded wheelchair accessible residential service for adults with mild to severe learning disabilities and some service users have some physical disabilities.
Briars is a vibrant house with service users who enjoy the outdoors and experiencing new things.
The service users enjoy going out for shopping, to the sea side, cinema, bowling, horse riding and sailing to mention but a few.
No two days are the same here with this fun, caring and dynamic team! On site we support with activities of daily living such as cookery, pottery, art, household chores while promoting their independence as much as possible by offering choice and opportunities for growth.
At Briars our support workers assist service users to live their lives to the full, improving their quality of life while pursuing things that makes them happy and as independent as possible! 37 Hours per week with various shifts to include weekends and occasional sleep in shifts.
Senior Support Worker Requirements: Diploma/NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care Available to work shifts including “long days” and sleeping night ; Understanding of Learning Disabilities Experience with challenging behaviours Supervisory/management experience Positive ‘can-do’ Attitude Friendly, Positive, Resilient, Calm and Helpful Good problem solving skills Good Sense of Humour Team worker Flexible and Trustworthy Patient and Caring Attitude Good at listening About us At Aspens, we have over 100 years of experience in supporting people with learning disabilities and on the autism spectrum as well as children, young people and adults with a range of disabilities or complex needs.
We are here to provide practical and emotional support at all levels of independence, in everyday environments and in the community so that each member of our extended family is empowered to live the way they choose.
In fact, our most powerful advances come from the people we support, because they tell us how it should ; Pay and Benefits Hourly rate of £ per hour Holidays 22 days plus bank holidays Permanent contract & guaranteed hours Full Induction Paid Training Free Parking Ongoing employee training and development Employee perks programme Caring supportive teams Pension enrolment Bonuses for new employee referrals Free DBS check Any offer would be subject to Disclosure and Barring checks and satisfactory employment references.
If you need further information, please contact Stephen on 0330 335 8998