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Date Added: Fri 19/06/2020

Support Worker

Tunbridge Wells, England
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Job Type: Permanent

We put people first!

We’re looking for Support Workers to work with us in Tunbridge Wells supporting an individual who is living at The Pines. The individual we support at this service has moderate learning disabilities and cerebral palsy. They are an active and energetic individual who enjoys activities such as swimming, visiting parks/cafes, sailing and also going to the theatre.

As a Support Worker you will;

Accompany the people we support to activities, appointments etc.
Assisting with day to day living tasks such as cooking and cleaning
Ensuring the people we support are encouraged to reach their full potential
Personal Care (e.g. using the toilet, bathing)
Work full or part time covering different shifts throughout the day, evenings and nights spread across the week, weekends and Bank holidays. Shifts are on a rota basis so you will know in advance to plan your time accordingly.

Our pay is £17,732 plus £1,200 complexity enhancement at start of employment. Plus £1,200 following successful completion of complexity assessment, plus benefits. (Pro Rata)

& Due to the nature of this role it is essential for the successful applicants to hold a full valid UK driving licence and desirable to have access to their own vehicle for business use.

Avenues Group is a specialist provider of adult social care, supporting people with complex needs to enjoy life and live as independently as possible in their own homes.

About you;

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
Your reward:

Full training will be provided and you will also be supported in your new role by your local team from day one. In addition;

We pay for your enhanced criminal records disclosure
Personal training & development
Refer a friend bonus scheme – earn up to £350 (T&C’s apply)
Employee Assistance Programme
Pension scheme - if you join, we contribute too and life cover is provided
31 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays (pro-rata), increasing after to 2 years’ service and after 5 years’ service
Discount scheme on various high street shops including new airtime O2 contracts(T&C’s apply)
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