Location: Falconwood Children’s Residential Respite Centre, Welling

Hours of Work: Full-time, Permanent (35 hours per week)

Salary: £10.00- £11.00 per hour

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At Aspens we already know that you have the ability to support people well. We can give you the tools to help you realise your potential! Choose care. Choose Aspens Charities. #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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About the Role:

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

Our Children’s Centre, Falconwood, is a fun and lively service providing residential respite for young people between the ages of 5 and 17.

We are looking for a friendly, hard-working person with a fun spirit and a passion for supporting children and young people to join our team of support staff as a Waking Night Support Worker.

As a Waking Night Support Worker, you will be able to enjoy the quiet hours of the night, whilst completing tasks such as cleaning, ironing and monitoring the people you support.

You'll also be responsible for carrying out the person-centred support plans (including personal care) and following risk assessments, administering medication and completing nightly reports to ensure those we care for are safeguarded while living their best life.

About You:

As a Children and Young People’s Support Worker at Falconwood, it is important that you have some experience working with children and/or adults with Autism Spectrum Conditions or other Learning Disabilities.

You should be flexible and able to support our Children and Young People consistently well, and be willing to also undertake any training necessary for your role.

It is desirable that you have a level 3 in Health and Social Care, however this is not essential as there are many training and qualification opportunities available through our fantastic internal training team.

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