Location: Pelican Court (Maidstone) and other Community Services Locally

Hours of Work: Full-Time or Part-Time (up to 37 hours per week)

Salary: £9.00- £10.00(per hour) plus £62 per night sleep-in rate

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Are you considering a rewarding role supporting others but nervous about starting a new career? At Aspens, we help you use the skills you already have and empower you to learn anything else you might need to support people well. Make the leap now, you won’t regret it! #MadewithCare

  • Full training and career progression opportunities (including recognised qualifications in health and social care)
  • Flexible work arrangements with opportunities to take on additional bank shifts too.
  • 30 Days Annual Leave (including Bank Holidays)
  • Nest Pension and Death in Service Benefit
  • Dedicated Employee Assistance Programme and Access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Access to the Blue Light Card (providing discounts on the high street and online) as well as 25% discounts in our own stores and Cafés.
  • Care Friends referral App, so you can earn up to £250 for every person you refer to work for Aspens

How to Apply:

If you are friendly, dedicated and passionate about supporting others we would LOVE to speak to you!

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Recruitment Team, Sussex House, Battle, East Sussex TN33 0AE

About the Role:

At Aspens we work across Kent and Sussex; supporting individuals with autistic spectrum conditions, learning disabilities and physical disabilities.

Our Supported Living Services in Tunbridge Wells (and the surrounding areas) support adults of all ages with autism spectrum conditions and other learning disabilities or related complex support needs.

As a Support Worker in our Community Outreach Team you will work at both our Supported Living Service in Maidstone as well as providing Community Support to other adults who live locally.

Along with your general caring responsibilities (including some personal care and assisting those with physical disabilities or mobility issues) your role will include supporting with many exciting activities such as baking, painting or learning to play an instrument as well as other activities out in the local community.

We have a range of full-time and part-time shifts available, including during the day, evenings and weekends as well as sleep in shifts (paid at £62 per night).

About You:

We are looking for friendly, hard-working people with a fun spirit and a good sense of humour to join our team of support staff.

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 would be a fantastic fit for our team.

Because this is a community-based role, it would be largely beneficial for you if you have a full, clean driving licence and access to your own vehicle.

or to find out more call Ailiés on 07513 130 482 or email [email protected]

Any offer would be subject to Disclosure and Barring checks, 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.

Aspens Charities are an equal opportunities employer.

Aspens is committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of all children, young people and adults. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure, and satisfactory references. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order (1975, 2013,2020). Our safeguarding policies can be found on our website

It is a condition of your employment with Aspens Charities that you are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and that you comply with weekly testing.

Application deadline: 31/01/2022