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Support Worker

Job Type: Support worker
Location: Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £16,200 per annum + £1,200 complexity payment + benefits (pro rata)
Deadline: Friday, December 28, 2018 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 full and part time Support Workers to join our team in Tunbridge Wells to support adults with a range of physical, mental, and behavioural support needs on the upper level of the service.

The Pines is a supported living service.

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 of this role it is desirable for the successful applicants to hold a full valid UK driving licence and to have access to their own vehicle.

A minimum of 2 years’ sector experience is required for this role. Successful applicants for this role must hold, or be willing to undertake, Level 2 PBS Training – as well as an NVQ 2 or QCF 3 in Health & Social Care.

Benefits of working for Avenues Group
  • 31 annual leave days including bank holidays (pro-rated)
  • Career progression and internal opportunities
  • 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?

Experience and training is beneficial for this role (although we provide lots of that). You will need to demonstrate that you share our values of Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Pride, and…

  • be caring and sympathetic
  • be passionate about supporting others
  • be flexible to work early morning, late evening, waking night and sleep-in shifts over a 7 day rota

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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