Weekend Support Worker

Location(s): Lingfield

Hours of Work: 8-16 hours a week

Great opportunity for 17+ for student in health and social care

Saturday 8.00-16.00 / 15.30-22.00

Sunday 8.00-16.00 /15.30- 22.00

Sleep in are available

Salary: £11.99 per hour

Looking for a flexible and rewarding role that fits around your life? This is the role for you. #MadewithCare

This is a fantastic opportunity to empower and enrich the lives of the people we support across Kent in a role that fits around your life.

  • An amazing role supporting people where what you do matters!
  • Full training opportunities including qualifications in health and social care.
  • Flexible work arrangements to fit around your other responsibilities
  • Access to the exclusive online and high street discounts

About the Role:

You will be supporting the various care services that you have access to with any gaps in the rota based on your availability. Gaps in the rota are usually due to long term sick and annual leave and are released 4 - 6 weeks in advance.

While on duty you will be responsible for supporting vulnerable adults and young people with a person-centred approach in a variety of different care settings.

In the Bank Support Worker role, you will be required to read up on support / care plans before arriving and support the regular team to achieve and empower the people living in the service.

This may include (but is not limited to) supporting with personal care, going out on day trips on one to one or in groups and arranging and partaking in activities all the while promoting and supporting the independence of those we care for. This is done while ensuring the privacy and dignity of those we support is always preserved and completing all required reports in a timely manner.

About You:

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

Aspens are committed to inclusivity for the people we support and the people we recruit. As such 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 truly believe you could be a great fit at Aspens.

Ideal position working around UNI or college with access to training in and around Health & Social care,

Driver desirable ( must have business insurance)

Great opportunity for 17+ for student in health and social care

About Aspens Charities:

Aspens Charities have over 100 years' experience supporting vulnerable adults and children across Kent and Sussex.

Our core values are

  • Empowerment
  • Inclusivity
  • Integrity

Our mission is to provide high quality care and support to individuals on the autism spectrum and with learning disabilities; meeting their needs and aspirations and empowering them to learn and grow through an integrated network of services across the South-East.

Not only would you be supporting an amazing cause, but you would also be joining a wonderful team made up of lovely people who are committed to making a difference to the lives of those we care for.

We also do the occasional charity marathon, charity quiz and enjoy No Email Fridays!

“I’m passionate about the difference that good people can make professionally. Great staff can make a huge difference to a person’s life, and I believe we all have a responsibility to try to do this each day.” Robert Shanahan, CEO

How to Apply:

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

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

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.

 

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