Support Worker

£9.50 hourly
  • Choice Support
  • Maidstone, UK
  • 11 Jan, 2022
perm

Job Description

Would you like to work for a company who has been ranked 27th by Great Place to Work 2021? https://www.choicesupport.org.uk/about–us/blog/great–places–to–work–award–2021

Choice Support is a national charity supporting people with autism, learning disabilities and mental health needs. We put people at the centre of everything we do, so that they get support that truly meets their needs. We also pride ourselves on that 92% of our services are rated either ‘Good’ or ‘Excellent’ by CQC.


We are currently looking to recruit a Support Worker for our service in the Gillingham area.

Experience is not essential to be considered for our role, as long as you have a genuine passion for supporting people, you can be considered! Here at Choice Support we value people for who they are and believe that with the right support everyone can live the life they choose. 


Job Title: Female Support Worker 

Contracted Hours: Full Time (39 hours) and BANK available

Shift pattern: Day/Night/Sleep–in – Occasional weekend (Pay rate of £50 paid per sleep–in)

Salary: £9.50 per hour 

Location: Gillingham, ME16

Driving Licence: Desirable



What does the role look like?

As a support worker in our service in Kent, your role will be to support people who are living in a supported living environment.



Your duties will also include:

Providing emotional support

Occasional administration of medication

Note taking

Cleaning duties


Company Benefits Include:

• Discounted Shopping Vouchers

• Life Assurance

• Access to an Employee Assistance Programme

• Career Progression

• Attendance bonus – an opportunity to earn up to an additional £600 p.a.

• Driving lesson contributions – £15 per lesson for up to 20 lessons

• Recommend a friend/family member referral scheme



If you would like an informal chat about any of our roles, you can contact us on 0121 713 6941. Our offices are open Monday–Friday 9am–5:30pm!

We look forward to reviewing your application!


Choice Support has been awarded the Bronze Employer Recognition Scheme Award and have signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant –  https://www.armedforcescovenant.gov.uk/support–and–advice/businesses/

Our commitment to diversity: We are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion and taking action to address inequality. We particularly welcome applications from anyone who is from a black, Asian or minority ethnic background, anyone who considers themselves to have a disability and members of the LGBTQ+ community.

Choice Support is Disability Confident which is a scheme run by the Department of Work and Pensions. As part of our commitment we operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme – all candidates who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria for the role will be guaranteed an interview.

This position is advertised in accordance with para 1, Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010