Support Worker 1:1

Recruiter
Aspens Kent
Location
Bethersden
Salary
£15,000 - £19,999
Posted
07 Oct 2019
Closes
13 Oct 2019
Ref
1287249613
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Support Worker Service/Location: Aspens - Ash House Cornford Lane, Pembury, Kent, TN2 4QU Are you a confident caring support worker looking for a challenge? Do you enjoy a challenging environment where you can make a real difference? If yes then please read on. Hello, I'm a man in my 60's and I'm looking for a support worker to help me at the weekends. I'm a little shy at first but love very engaging people who talk to me a lot. I love playing with my soft toys and organising my room along with the furniture. I also love being clean and normally have several baths per day! I do have learning disabilities and Bipolar and can be verbally aggressive and throw things around. I don't mean to do this but get upset if I'm ignored or if everything is untidy. I want somebody who can take me out to the coffee shop, for walks and other interesting places. I really enjoy my food so I hope you are a good cook! We are recruiting a support worker to work one to one every weekend on a part time basis, however extra shifts are available in different services if you would prefer full time hours. This job does involve lone working and you would be required to cook, clean, deliver personal care, update care notes and administer medication. Full support and training will be provided. About us Aspens has over 100 years of experience in helping children, young people and adults with a range of disabilities, those on the autism spectrum, and/or those with complex needs. Through the provision of highly personalised support, we aspire to enable people to learn new skills, live life to the full and contribute to society however ; At Aspens, the people we support and care for enjoy an active and fulfilling life, based in a residential environment set in stunning woodland. No two days are the same, just some of the activities our service users enjoy include swimming, theme parks, seaside trips, art and beauty. Support Worker Requirements Experience with learning disabilities NVQ level 2 or equivalent preferred Driving Licence and Access to own transport Positive 'can-do' Attitude Friendly, Positive, Calm and Helpful Good problem solving skills Good Sense of Humour Team worker Flexible and Trustworthy Patient and Caring Attitude Good at listening The ideal support worker should be able to work as part of a team, be confident, caring, able to assist with recording finances, medication & writing and recording daily information. Drivers are preferable due to location Pay and Benefits Hourly rate of £ per hour Holidays 22 days plus bank holidays Permanent contract & guaranteed hours Full Induction Paid Training Free Parking Ongoing employee training and development Employee perks programme Caring supportive teams Pension enrolment Bonuses for new employee referrals Free DBS check Any offer would be subject to Disclosure and Barring checks and satisfactory employment references. Whether you are experienced carer/support worker, or someone looking for a change in career if you are caring, compassionate and up for a challenge, APPLY NOW . If you need further information, please contact Stephen on 0330 335 8998 . Call +443303358997 (No contact found)