Support Worker

  • Location

    Kent

  • Sector:

    Health

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £9.13 - £9.70 per hour

  • Contact:

    Chloe Ames

  • Contact email:

    cames@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0151 556 2090

  • Job ref:

    CA-SW

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-03

  • Startdate:

    2021-10-03

  • Consultant:

    Chloe Ames

Our Client are currently recruiting Support Worker's for a number of their sites across Kent - these locations include Dover, Thanet, Birchington, Galringe and Broadstairs. Successful candidates are only based from one site. This is a permenant role. 

The Service User's of these sites have Servere Learning Disabilites which come along with Physical and Mental Health Conditions also. These individuals need 24 hour support which means they are looking for people who can work a mixture of Days and Nights, however this can be negotiated. Some sites offer sleep ins and waking nights. 

This is a great opportunity for someone to move into the Care Sector as not all locations require someone with experience, however if you do have experience working as a Support Workersome sites do need experience so this could be the role for you. Immediate starts are available, 

Salary is dependant on experience and location, Part and Full time roles are also available. Being a driver is not needed for the roles as most sites are based near transport links. 

Your Responsibilities - 
  • Promoting the independence of people we support
  • Supporting a full range of daily activities including cleaning and cooking, days out or going away on holiday
  • Arranging activities in the home and in the local community
  • Developing residents' life skills and personal interests
  • Helping residents stay safe and healthy
  • Assisting with personal care needs
  • Manual handling
  • Supporting people with medication 
  • Ensuring record keeping is maintained to the required standard at all times and contributing to service monitoring requirement
Company Benefits - 
We know reward looks different to each person and so whether its ways to make your money go further, a culture supporting recognition and celebration, or opportunities to boost your career – we want to support you in every way we can with our total reward package that includes:
  • Comprehensive learning and development opportunities so we can invest in your future – we’re proud to have a silver accreditation from Investors in People. Choose from our range of courses to gain recognised qualifications
  • 28 days’ paid holiday a year, increasing with each year of service up to 30 days. Plus the option to buy or sell additional holidays and spread the cost
  • An exclusive discounts hub for TP colleagues, to help make your money go further – including high street shopping, pubs and restaurants, mobile phones, gym memberships, and much more. You’ll also have access to the Blue Light Card, for even more discounts and savings!
  • Flexible working solutions to support your work-life balance
  • Life Assurance of up to 3x annual salary and a competitive Pension Scheme to support your savings and security
  • Access to our Rightsteps Therapy service – free, confidential telephone based counselling sessions, access to an online wellbeing platform, and a Financial Education hub to support your total wellbeing
  • A 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme including a Digital GP, legal advice and more – all free to you and your immediate family
  • Recognition awards to recognise colleagues’ inspirational work and dedication, as well as Long Service bonuses to celebrate your commitment to us
  • Flexible benefit options including a Cycle to Work scheme and interest-free Season Ticket Loans