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DATE ADDED: Tue 03/03/2020

Female Support Worker

Pembury, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime


Female Support Worker Service/Location: Aspens –Pembury, Kent, TN2 4QU Are you a Support Worker / Carer who wants to make a real difference in the lives of those you support? Do you enjoy encouraging choice and independence? If yes then this could be the perfect role for you! We are recruiting a female support worker to work as part of the dynamic team that supports 6 service users who have learning disabilities and some additional conditions such as Downs Syndrome, epilepsy and dementia.
You would be expected to help support with personal care, general tasks of day to day living and supporting the service users at health appointments and on activities.
Our service users enjoy lots of activities including regular music sessions, trips out to the seaside, day centres and visiting coffee shops.
We are a caring supportive team that work together to give the very best to the people we support.
Full time 37 hours per week working long days and some weekends on a rota basis which will include some sleep in ; 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 ; Support Worker Requirements Level 2 Diploma/NVQ in Health and Social Care or willingness to work towards the qualification Full Driving licence with access to transport and happy to take service users out.
Support worker / Carer Experience Able to support on Service User Holidays Positive ‘can-do’ Attitude with lots of “get up and go!” Friendly, Positive, Calm and Helpful Good problem solving skills Good Sense of Humour Team worker Flexible and Trustworthy Patient and Caring Attitude Good at listening Willing to learn The ideal support worker should be able to work as part of a team, be confident, caring, able to assist with recording finances, medication & writing and recording daily ; Pay and Benefits Hourly rate of £ per hour Holidays Entitlement Permanent contract & guaranteed hours Extra hours available 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.
This role is advertised as a female support worker due to the nature of the personal care provided.
Whether you are experienced carer / support worker, or someone looking for a change in career if you are caring, compassionate and up for a challenge, APPLY NOW.
If you need further information, please contact Alison on 0330 335 8997 ; Call +443303358998 (No contact found)