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DATE ADDED: Tue 03/03/2020

Senior Support Worker

Pembury, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime


Senior Support Worker Service/Location: Aspens – Pembury, Kent, TN2 4QU Are you an experienced support worker looking for the next step in your career? Or are you an experienced senior 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 Senior Support Worker who would like to join our growing Aspens family, based at our Residential site in Pembury.
Linnets is an eight bedded house supporting individuals with high dependency complex needs all with learning disabilities ranging from moderate to ; No two days are the same here with this fun, caring and dynamic team! Our dedicated team supports service users with activities of daily living such as personal care, preparing meals and keeping the environment safe and homely.
We also support with leisure activities such as swimming, horse-riding, shopping, trampolining, day trips, meals out, cinema and holidays amongst other ; We are looking for a senior support worker who can lead the team in the absence of the manager, act as shift leader, assist with rota’s and timesheets, complete audits, care plans, risk assessments, be a role model for support workers and promote good practice at all times.
We enjoy supporting the 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! 40 Hours per week with various shifts to include weekends and occasional sleep in shifts.
Requirements: Diploma/NVQ 3 in Health and Social Care Available to work shifts including “long days” Understanding of Learning Disabilities Experience with challenging behaviours supervisory/management experience Full driving licence 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 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 .
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