Location: Margate, Kent
Hours: 37 hours per week
Closing date: Friday 9th March 2018
We are currently offering a full time contract for a senior support worker to work in our supported living service in Cliftonville. Previous experience is essential for this opportunity and you must be able to demonstrate a reliable and flexible approach to people with a learning disability. Our service includes community access for the tenants that we support. There will be occasional use of a company vehicle and we would welcome applications from candidates with a full, clean driver’s license.
Your role as the Senior Support Worker will be to work as part of a team, be a key worker and support your colleagues to promote the independence of our service users. You will be required to support the manager in the daily running of the service and you must be IT literate. You will also undertake staff supervisions and chair team meetings
An NVQ3 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent) is essential for this role or you must be working towards it. In return we offer a full induction and training programme. A bespoke salary progression framework, a generous holiday and sickness allowance, pension, childcare vouchers and employee benefit package.
East Kent Mencap is also a user of the Disability Confident scheme, therefore, disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria will be offered an interview in every circumstance.
Please apply by CV in the first instance to Alison Fengas. Shortlisted candidates will then be asked to fill in an application form providing further information.
The closing date for this vacancy is 9th March 2018. Successful candidates will be contacted after this date. The role is subject Disclosure Barring Service checks.