Post Title: Support Worker

Location: 23-27 Gensing Road, St Leonards, East Sussex, TN38 0HE

Hours of Work: 37 hours per week / Relief (as/when or when suits your schedule) Contracts also available

Hourly rate: £10.42 per hour


Are you tired of finishing each work day feeling unfulfilled?

As an Aspens employee you will end every shift KNOWING that you have truly helped make a different to someone’s life.

About the Role:

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

Across East Sussex we run a diverse range of services, each unique, each filled with fun, good times and laughter.

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

The challenges you might face as a support worker are well matched by the rewards and opportunities that come hand in hand with working at Aspens.

Along with your everyday tasks, your day-to-day life in our East Sussex services could include supporting the guys in activities such as horse riding, cycling, baking, painting, dancing or learning to play a new instrument.

And the benefits don’t end there! Whilst working at Aspens you will be supported to complete all essential training as well as service specific training. You will be encouraged to strive for personal progression, with new roles and opportunities often available to internal staff. Finally, with flexible working opportunities you can chose shifts that fit your schedule, offering a great work-life balance whilst still providing the challenges and rewards of working in care.

Skills and Experience:

At Aspens 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 to live the best life they can then we want to speak to you!

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 can offer you:

  • Full induction Training and specialist training such as Makaton and Positive Behaviour Support
  • Career progression including recognised qualifications within Health & Social Care
  • A flexible working pattern
  • Additional Bank shifts
  • 30 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Nest pension
  • Shuttle service to/from local stations
  • Dedicated Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Access to Blue Light Card, providing thousands of discounts on the high street and online
  • Death in Service benefit
  • Earn up to £250 for referring a friend 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, Cornford Lane, Pembury, Tunbridge Wells, TN2 4QU