Salary/Rate: £8.98 – £9.56/hour
Location: Shepway District
Hours: Full-time and part-time
Closing date: Thursday 13th August
East Kent Mencap are thrilled to announce that our services will be expanding into the Shepway area! We have opportunities for full/part-time support workers to provide person-centred services. This will include supporting people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, mental health conditions and caring for the elderly.
In line with individuals person-centred plans and support plans, you will work with our clients to provide high quality support or care (depending on needs) in the following areas:
- accessing the community
- personal care
- maintaining good health
Our ideal candidates will demonstrate an empowering and friendly attitude and ideally possess previous experience of working in a similar setting. However, we will also consider applications from people with a positive attitude and transferable skills.
We offer a full induction and training programme, and the successful candidate will be supported to take
the Care Certificate or NVQ qualifications if needed. We also offer a bespoke salary progression framework, a generous holiday (28 days, increasing to 35 with length of service) and sickness allowance as well as a pension scheme.
Drivers with access to their own vehicle are essential for this post and mileage will be reimbursed at 40p per mile.
We are committed to safeguarding and equal opportunities. 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.
The closing date for this opportunity is Thursday 13th August 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.
If you would like an informal chat about the role, you can call our HR Manager, Alison Fengas on 01843 808964.To apply, email your CV and covering letter to email@example.com