Salary/Rate: £9.20 – £9.34
Location: Herne Bay
Hours: Full and part time positions available
Closing date: Sunday 17th October
Extraordinary Times call for Extraordinary People!
We have exciting full and part-time opportunities for Support Workers in our close-knit Herne Bay Day Resource team.
As a Support Worker, you will lead a range of sessions in our Herne Bay Day Resource Service, including life skills, cooking, sports, up-cycling, music, drama, leisure and social activities. We want you to support and enable our service users using your experience, skills and most of all: your passion.
People who use East Kent Mencap are supported to direct their own services, and play an important role in monitoring and developing our charity’s strategy.
We are committed to our staff and their wellbeing, offer a full induction and training programme, salary progression, employee assistance programme, a generous holiday allowance (increasing with length of service), a sickness allowance, as well as a pension scheme.
No day is the same at East Kent Mencap! If you want to be part of a team that works with people to explore new, exciting and fun opportunities, click apply.
Support Worker Requirements:
Our ideal candidate will demonstrate an empowering and friendly attitude and ideally possess previous experience of working in a similar setting with adults with learning disabilities. However, we will also consider applications from people with a positive attitude and transferable skills. Fully funded apprenticeships are available to support you to gain Level 2 in Health and Social Care if needed.
About East Kent Mencap:
East Kent Mencap offers high-quality Day Services to adults with learning disabilities. Working with person-centred principles, user involvement and a committee made of representatives from our service users, we ensure that the people using our Day Resources are always at the centre of running their own service.
We are committed to safeguarding, equal opportunity and welcome applications from all members of the community. As proud holders of the Disability Confident Leader status, we will guarantee an interview for all candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria.
You can apply by sending your CV and covering letter to HR Manager, Alison Fengas (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The closing date for this opportunity is Sunday 17th October and candidates selected for interview will be contacted after this date. However, if we receive an ample number of candidates ahead of this time, we reserve the right to close the vacancy early.
For an informal chat please contact our HR Manager Alison Fengas.