Support Workers – F/T P/T and Bank – driver essential -Ashford
Location: Ashford, Kent
Salary: £8.63 ph
Expiry date: 24/07/2017 23:59:00
Due to continued growth and expansion, FitzRoy are now looking to recruit Learning Disability Support Workers to join our fantastic team at our 2 services 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.
Bank (zero hours casual contract)
Day shift patterns 0800 to 1530 and 1430 to 2200, staff should be flexible with these shift times and available every other weekend and for occasional sleep- ins
Social Activities – Accompanying people to health care appointments, day and activity centres, shopping, and social events. An interest in gardening is ideal as there is an on-site Gardening Project, which is used by a number of the residents.
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 - £8.63ph 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)
Free DBS application
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