Salary/Rate: £21829 – £24273/annum Full Time Basic & 2 sleeps-ins
Location: Herne Bay, Kent
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 9th February 2019
East Kent Mencap requires a support worker for the supported living service in a 4 bedded property in Herne Bay and to work with community based individuals in the surrounding areas. You will work shifts on a flexible rota pattern and this will include evenings, weekend, bank holidays (enhanced pay available) and sleep-in’s (payable at £70.47 per night). As a full time employee of East Kent Mencap who is covering two sleep-ins a week, you will earn between £21,829.92 and £24,273.40 per annum.
You will be supporting people with a learning disability with their daily living skills such as accessing the community, shopping, cooking, and budgeting, this will be achieved by following person centred plans and the individual’s support plan.
Ideally you will already hold an NVQ 2 or a diploma in health and social care but if not you will be supported by East Kent Mencap to gain this qualification. In return, the successful candidate will receive a full induction and all mandatory training as well as a bespoke salary progression framework, a generous holiday and sickness allowance, pension, and childcare vouchers options.
If you would like to join our expanding team then please send your CV and covering letter to Alison Fengas.
Candidates selected for interview will be contacted shortly after the closing date of Saturday 9th February. However, due to the urgent need for this opportunity, we do reserve the right to close this job early should we receive a suitable quota of candidates. The post is subject Disclosure Barring Service checks.
Being holders of the positive about disabled people award, disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria will be offered an interview in every circumstance.