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Support Worker

Job Type: Support worker
Location: Ayelsham, Kent
Salary: £15,880 - £16,200 per annum + benefits (pro rata)
Deadline: Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 12:00 AM
Description:

Avenues is a specialist provider of social care, supporting people with complex needs to enjoy life.

We are looking for Support Workers to join our team in Eastry and Aylesham in the Dover district to support 2 adult males with learning disabilities and communication needs.

East Kent Outreach covers both individual services and employees will cover both locations on a rota basis. Both individuals access the community on a regular basis.

 

Our services are shaped around each person, and we work with their families and other professionals to understand what they need. We then support them with everyday activities like taking a shower, making a cup of tea, or trying something new.

And it’s also about working with them on bigger decisions, like where they want to live, or who they want to build relationships with.

 

Due to the location and the nature of the services a driver is highly desirable as public transport is limited and the services have mobility vehicles.  

 

Benefits of working for Avenues Group
  • 31 annual leave days including bank holidays (pro-rated)
  • Extensive three month induction and tailored career development
  • Sector leading learning and development facilities
  • Ongoing support from local and central teams
  • The ability to build long-term relationships with the people we support
  • A permanent, stable job in an ever-growing organisation
  • Company pension scheme
What skills and expertise will you need?

You don’t need any previous experience or training (we’ll provide lots of that). But you will need to demonstrate that you share our values of Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Pride, and…

  • Ideally hold a full valid driving licence and access to own vehicle.
  • be caring and sympathetic
  • be passionate about supporting others
  • be flexible to work across a 7 day rota and cover multiple shift patterns between the hours of 7am and 10pm.

 

Apply today by sending an up-to-date CV to applysoutheast@avenuesgroup.org.uk or call us on 0203 535 0509 to find out more about careers with Avenues and how you can make a difference to someone’s life.

 

 

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