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Support Worker

  • Type Job
  • Degree Bachelor
  • Location Tonbridge, United KingdomTonbridgeGBKent
  • Posted
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  • FULL_TIMEMedicalHealthcare

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Avenues Support Workers benefit from great career progression, sector-leading professional training and great job stability – people stay with us an average of 6 years!

We are looking for full and part time Support Workers to join our team in Hildenborough to support people with learning disabilities, autism, communication difficulties, and behaviours that challenge. The people we support require support to enable them to participate in home and community-based activities.

Due to the location of this service it is essential for successful applicants to hold a full valid manual UK driving licence, and to have access to their own vehicle.

You don’t need experience as full training is provided, and you will work with a local team who will guide you from day one.

As well as sharing our values of Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Pride, to join Avenues as a Support Worker you will need to be:

  • Reliable – the person you support, their family and your team will quickly learn that they can count on you.
  • Creative – you see alternative ways of getting things done effectively.
  • Determined – you don’t give up when things get difficult.

These qualities are essential to the role, as together they mean you will be able to give outstanding support, empowering people to make choices and …

  • Participate in social, leisure and work activities
  • Carry out everyday tasks, such as personal care, cleaning or going shopping
  • Learn new skills and reach their full potential

What we offer you

Avenues is a specialist provider of social care, supporting disabled people with complex needs to enjoy life and we would love you to become part of our teams.

Working shifts; Monday to Sunday on a 7 day rota covering usually early mornings, late and night shifts.

Our pay is £16,650 per annum (pro rata) with complexity enhancements of £1,200 per annum + benefits.

In addition we offer a range of benefits including;

  • We pay for your enhanced criminal records disclosure
  • Refer a friend bonus of up to £350 (T&C’s apply)
  • The ability to increase your salary by working overtime at an enhanced rate
  • 31 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays (pro-rata), increasing after to 2 years’ service and after 5 years’ service
  • Discount scheme on various high street shops including new airtime O2 contracts (T&C’s apply)
  • Pension scheme – if you join, we contribute too and life cover is provided

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