Support Workers

Care/Support Worker
Home Counties
£16,650 to £17,850 per annum
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Adept Recruitment is one of the UK's leading providers of permanent recruitment solutions to the Health and Social Care sectors and we offer bespoke consultancy services to clients and candidates alike.
The Company
Our client provides Supported Living, Residential, Outreach and Community Services to individuals with multiple or complex needs such as learning disabilities, autism, ABI and/or challenging behaviours. Employees benefit from great career progression, sector-leading professional training and great job stability – people stay an average of 6 years!
The Role
We are recruiting Support Workers for a large supported living service in Tunbridge Wells which supports adults with physical disabilities, mental health needs and behavioural support needs. There is 2 parts to the service with one section being more challenging, which does carry an enhancement of £1200 complexity payment taking the salary to £17,850, but most people will start in the lower level of the service to start with, unless very experienced, hold correct training and the managers feels they will be suitable for this service - this will be at their discretion.
Then role is 39 hours per week covering early mornings, late and night shifts.
Skills and Experience
You don’t need experience as full training is provided, and you will work with a local team who will guide you from day one.
If you do have extensive experience then you may be suitable to work on the more challenging side of the service in which case there is an additional £1200 complexity payment (paid at £100 per month).
Due to the location of this role it is desirable for the successful applicants to hold a full valid UK driving licence and to have access to their own vehicle.
You will need to be:
•Reliable – the person you support, their family and your team will quickly learn that they can count on you.
•Creative – you see alternative ways of getting things done effectively.
•Determined – you don’t give up when things get difficult.
These qualities are essential to the role, as together they mean you will be able to give outstanding support, empowering people to make choices and:
•participate in social, leisure and work activities
•carry out everyday tasks, such as personal care, cleaning or going shopping
•learn new skills and reach their full potential
Salary and Benefits
The salary is £16,650 per annum (pro rata) with complexity enhancements of £1,200 per annum (if applicable) + benefits.
Benefits include:
•Paid enhanced criminal records disclosure
•The ability to increase your salary by working overtime at an enhanced rate
•31 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays (pro-rata), increasing after 2 years’ service and after 5 years’ service
•Discount scheme on various high street shops including new airtime O2 contracts (T&C’s apply)
•Contributory pension scheme and life cover is provided
To Apply
For more information please apply with a CV to the link below or call Jay Gibbons for more information.
Adept Recruitment Ltd encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds.
Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Adept Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 20

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