Support Worker

  • Location

    Tonbridge, UK

  • Sector:

    Adult Learning Disabilities

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £17,850 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Amanda Wright

  • Contact email:

    perms@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    ZL/3189/SW/TONBRIDGE

  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-18

  • Consultant:

    Amanda Wright

Support Worker, Tonbridge

We are looking for dedicated Support Workers living close to the Tonbridge area of Kent. This is an exciting opportunity to join a special transitional service supporting adults with learning disabilities, autism, communication complexities and challenging behaviours to develop their independent living skills.

Who would you be joining?

Our client is a not for profit charity built on wonderful values and is continually growing. Established for 20 years, they have a fantastic track record and have grown organically throughout the years, maintaining quality and gaining outstanding CQC ratings. With a wide range of services, including supported living, respite, outreach and residential services, they support children and adults with learning disabilities, autism, ABI and challenging behaviours. They have a fantastic culture across all their services and promote continuous improvement, heavily investing in training and developing new state of the art facilities.

The service provides a stepping-stone into the community for the adults they support. The service is very active with lots of community activities such as horse riding and swimming so you will be very hands on and active. They have helped adults move out of hospital and made a huge improvement to the quality of life of the people living there.  

I would love this opportunity, what are the hours, salary and benefits:

  • £17,850 per annum + benefits;
  • Full-time hours;
  • Working shifts, Monday to Sunday on a 7-day rota including mixture of earlies, lates and nights;
  • Paid DBS;
  • Refer a friend scheme of up to £350 and high street discounts;
  • 31 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays - increases after 2 years;
  • Excellent career progression opportunities – a lot of the staff team are with them for the long-term;
  • Sector leading learning and development facilities;
  • Company pension scheme.

Are you the positive role model we are looking for?

To become a Support Worker you don’t need to have any prior experience as our client does provide full training. It is essential that you drive and have access to a vehicle.

Above all, you will have a positive personality and a strong desire to make a difference in a person’s life. This is a feeling like no other.

If you would love this job opportunity, please click on apply. Still not sure? don’t worry one of our expert career advisors at Health & Social Care Jobs will give you a call and answer any questions you might have. Many of us have worked in the sector ourselves, so we will be able to answer any questions you may have.

This role is commutable from Hildenborough, Leigh, Nizels and surrounding areas.