Support Worker - Canterbury | 29354 | Zoek UK
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Canterbury, Kent, England
£18373/annum + benefits (pro rata)
Permanent (Full time)
£18,373 per annum (pro rata)
Shift work - days, evenings, nights, weekends and Bank Holidays . Shifts are on a rota basis so you will know in advance to plan your time accordingly.
We're looking for Support Workers to work with us in Canterbury and Hoath supporting 3 adult men with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, and communication needs. All service users need support with moving and handling, and one uses a peg for ingestion.
You must be willing to embrace all aspects of the role including, but not limited to, providing support with personal care, domestic tasks, and supporting individuals to access appointments, education and social opportunities like day centres to maximize their quality of life.
Each day is much more exciting than you might expect!
Due to the location of this role it is essential for successful applicants to hold a full valid driving licence and have access to their own vehicle to get to the service.
As this role requires providing personal care, it will usually be necessary for applicants to have had or agree to have the Covid-19 vaccine.
On successful completion of your probationary period, you will be considered to undertake a Health and Social Care Level 3 Diploma, at no cost to yourself. This will assist you in career progression within Avenues.
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 offer our Support Workers (T&C's apply):
Paid enhanced DBS
Regular one to one supervision
Refer a friend bonus scheme - earn up to £350
Increasing annual leave with length of service
Flexible working - Happy to talk flexible!
Occupational sick pay
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