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Date Added: Fri 23/10/2020

Support Worker

Tonbridge, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Avenues Group - we put people first!

We’re looking for Support Workers to work with us in Hildenborough supporting people with learning disabilities, autism, communication difficulties, and behaviours that challenge. The people we support require support to enable them to participate in home and community-based activities.

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 (pro rata) with complexity enhancements of £1,200 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
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