Location: Briars -
 Cornford Lane, Pembury, Kent, TN2 4QU
(https://www.aspens.org.uk/pembury-residences)
Hours of Work: Full-Time 40 hours per week
Salary: £11.99 per hour
Good public transport routes – close to train and bus stations / We also provide a staff transport service

We currently have no offers of Sponsorships left for this year.

Empowerment. Inclusivity. Integrity
#MadewithCare

What you can expect from us:

  • Fantastic paid training and career progression opportunities (including recognised qualifications in health and social care)
  • Paid DBS (we will recover the cost should your employment terminate for any reason, other than redundancy, before passing your probation)
  • Flexible work arrangements with opportunities to take on additional bank shifts too
  • 30 Days Annual Leave (including Bank Holidays) / Pro rata dependent on hours. Annual leave entitlement increases with length of service
  • Nest Pension and Death in Service Benefit
  • Dedicated Employee Assistance Programme and Access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Aspens High Street Stores - 20% discount on all items for Aspens’ staff stores: Bexhill, Crowborough, Hampden Park, Paddock Wood, Seaford
  • Bluebell cafe- Discounted staff menu available
  • Refer a Friend scheme, so you can earn up to £250 for every person you refer to work for Aspens
  • Recognition schemes, including ‘Employee of the Month

We know it's not always easy to get to work without a car, and with increasing fuel prices we want to help our staff get to us in an easy and cost-effective way.
We are very pleased to now offer a free shuttle bus service for our staff coming to the Cornford Lane site!

  • Wetherspoon’s/Tonbridge Castle
  • Tonbridge Station Bus Stop
  • Brick Works Pub High brooms
  • Southborough Library Bus Stop
  • Tunbridge Wells Station rear Entrance
  • Tesco Pembury exit layby

We recognise that good support workers come from all walks of life.
Whether you have years of care experience or no experience at all, if you are a caring person, passionate about empowering others and ready to learn new skills we think you could be a great fit at Aspens!

About the Role:

Our house is looking for someone who wants to make a difference to people's lives and introducing activities to suit their changing needs, All our 9 gentleman have a diagnosis of LD along with Dementia, We are looking for someone who has worked in dementia and has experience of planning activities for people with dementia.This will be a very varying and active role with ever changing needs.

If so then all we can say is that working with us is fun, fun, fun as we really do love to laugh, smile and achieve every day!

With us we love walks in the beautiful Countryside, fish & chips by the sea, singing and dancing to anything from Neil Diamond to Calvin Harris, potting the 8 ball at pool, getting the winning strike at bowling, having a beer at a cozy pub and supporting us to maintain our beautiful new home and our weekly work placements.

At Aspens, we have over 100 years of experience in supporting people with learning disabilities and on the autism spectrum as well as children, young people and adults with a range of disabilities or complex needs. We are here to provide practical and emotional support at all levels of independence, in everyday environments and in the community so that each member of our extended family is empowered to live the way they choose. In fact, our most powerful advances come from the people we support, because they tell us how it should be.

About you

Are you able to drive?

Are you proactive, passionate, motivated and empathetic?

Have care experience?

How to Apply:

Simply click ‘Apply now’ and one of our team will be in touch to discuss the role.

Any offer is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check, which we will complete on your behalf if you don't already have one, and satisfactory employment references. We will consider job share and part time arrangements for all posts in line with the needs of the Charity.

At Aspens Charities, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where all belong. We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in Aspens’ workforce, such as sex/gender, minority ethnic group, religion or belief.

Aspens Charities is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, and abilities, to apply. We believe that a variety of perspectives leads to better innovation and a stronger team. We are dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, heard, and has an equal opportunity to thrive.

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