Support Worker - Supported Living Services
Hours of Work: Full-Time 37 Hours per week - Working across all 5 services
Salary: £10.42 per hour (+ £62 per night sleep-in rate)

At Aspens we are passionate about empowering you to be the best support worker you can possibly be.

So, if you’re looking for a rewarding role in an inclusive environment, take the first steps to join our team today. We can’t wait to meet you!

Empowerment. Inclusivity. Integrity

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
  • Aspens Bluebell Cafe, Pembury - 20% discount on adults' main menu items and staff meal deal for a subsidized £3.50 (sandwich/soup/sausage roll with crisps or chocolate bar and a soft drink)
  • 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

About the Role:

Our Supported Living Services in Pembury, support adults of all ages with autism spectrum conditions and other learning disabilities or related complex support needs.

As a Support Worker in our Supported Living Homes, you will work as part of a strong and dedicated team, playing a big role in the support we give those that live there throughout their day to day lives.

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. And helping to maintain the home and supporting the service user with Paperwork

We are looking for full-time , including support worker Flexible, evenings and every other weekend 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 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 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.

How to Apply:

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

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Post your CV to:
Recruitment Team, Cornford Lane, Pembury, Tunbridge Wells, TN2 4QU