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Support Worker – Smock Acre, Hoath, Canterbury

Job Type: Support worker
Location: Canterbury, Kent
Salary: £15,880 - £16,200 per annum + benefits
Deadline: Friday, December 28, 2018 at 12:00 AM

We have an exciting opportunity for full and part time Support Workers to join the Avenues Support team in Canterbury, Kent.

In this varied and dynamic role you will empower the people we support to have active and fulfilling lives aligned with their needs and aspirations. You will enable people to live as independently as possible and to become happier and more content with their lives as a result.

Due to the location of this service it is essential that you hold a valid driving licence and have your own vehicle.

Our services operate 24/7, 365 days a year and shift patterns will include early mornings, day shifts, and late evenings, and you must be flexible to cover the rota at the service.

Smock Acre is a residential service supporting adult males with learning and physical disabilities. The service users require support with communication, personal care, medication, moving and handling, and nutrition.

Benefits of working for Avenues Group

As a Support Worker with Avenues we will ensure you receive fantastic training and support, from day one, to enable you to be outstanding in your role. We just ask that you share our values of Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Pride and our vision of a fairer, brighter future for everyone.

We recognise the value that experience can bring and successful candidates with at least 12 months’ sector experience will see this reflected in their salary.

What skills and expertise will you need?

Being a Support Worker is much more than just a job and you’ll have a chance to put your empathy, compassion and patience centre-stage in our person-centred approach to providing support.  You will be a natural when it comes to thinking on your feet and making the commitment to see things through and get the best outcomes for the people we support. Above all you’ll be willing to learn and take a flexible approach to your role.

In return Avenues will provide you with the chance to learn and develop new skills including gaining recognised qualifications in social care. With opportunities to develop your career and access to a comprehensive staff benefits package this is a real opportunity to begin a rewarding career with Avenues Group.

Be the person to make a difference! Apply now by sending an up-to-date CV to applysoutheast@avenuesgroup.org.uk

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