Salary/Rate: £7.83 – £8.67/hour Sleep ins paid at £70.47 per night
Location: Sheerness, Kent
Hours: Full and part time contracts available
Closing date: Thursday 20th December
East Kent Mencap is looking to recruit a number of support workers (full time and part time) to join our rapidly expanding support team in Swale.
We support people with a learning disability in our 4 bedded supported living property in Halfway as well as individuals based in the surrounding community.
Our clients will be supported 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.
In addition we also run a day service which offers activities to people with a learning disability and successful candidates will work in both areas of support.
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.
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 we offer a full induction and training programme. A bespoke salary progression framework, a generous length of service holiday scheme and sickness allowance, pension, childcare vouchers and employee benefit package.
If you would like to join our expanding team then please send your CV and covering letter to Alison Fengas, or call 01843 224482 for an application form.
Candidates selected for interview will be contacted shortly after the closing date of 20th December 2018. However, due to business need we do reserve the right to close this job early should we receive a suitable quota of candidates
Being holders of the positive about disabled people award, disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria will be offered an interview in every circumstance.