Ashford, Kent

£8.80 ph to £9.06

24/07/2018 23:59:00

Job Description

Due to continued growth and expansion, FitzRoy are now looking to recruit Learning Disability Support Workers to join our fantastic team at our service near Woodchurch, Ashford, Kent.

If you are a Health Care Support Worker, Health Care Assistant or a Carer looking for a new positive and rewarding role or just wish to top up your hours, then join FitzRoy.

FitzRoy is a national charity that provides support and care for more than 800 people with learning disabilities so they can live independent lives.

Vacancies available:

  • Part Time Day ( 24 hrs a week) 

Shifts are earlies  (0700 - 1430) and lates ( 1400 - 2130), you will be required to be availbale for either shift, work every other weekend and additionally carry out sleeps-ins 2-3 times a month ( £40 )

  • Nights (30 hrs a week)

Shifts are 2130 to 0730 and will include weekends and Bank Holidays

Having a driving licence is essential due to the remote location and the requirement to take out the residents into the community

Night Duties include:

  • Support people with their night time & morning activities, including personal care & medication,
  • Carry out domestic work throughout the night,
  • Respond promptly to offer support as required throughout the night

Day Duties include:

  • Social Activities – Accompanying people to health care appointments, day and activity centres, shopping, and social events
  • Practical Support – Administering medication and supporting with domestic tasks such as cooking, shopping and cleaning
  • Personal Care – Support with getting up and getting ready for the day and settling in for the night, washing, bathing, personal hygiene as required

What we look for in our support workers/carers:

  • Reliable and dependable
  • Flexible availability, to include weekends and occasional sleep-ins
  • A sensitive and responsive communicator
  • Respectful towards others
  • Empathetic, understanding and caring attitude
  • Passion for helping others
  • Drivers Licence essential

What we offer:

  • Day - £8.80ph   Night £9.06 with generous enhancements for Bank Holidays, Overtime and Sleep-ins
  • 28 days annual leave – incl. Bank holidays
  • Award winning induction and continuation training programme
  • A generous pension plan (including employer contributions)
  • Life assurance
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Free DBS application

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