Salary/Rate: £21,829 – £24,273/annum (Basic salary & 2 sleeps per week)
Location: Herne Bay, Kent
Hours: Full time (30-37 hours)
Closing date: 26th October 2018
We are currently seeking 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.
Being holders of the positive about disabled people award, disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria will be offered an interview in every circumstance.
To apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter to Alison Fengas, or call 01843 224482 for an application form.
The closing date for this opportunity is Friday 26th October 2018. Successful candidates will be contacted after this date. However, due to the urgent need for this opportunity we do reserve the right to close the recruitment early should we have a satisfactory early response. The role is subject Disclosure Barring Service checks.