Apprenticeship Opportunities

Support Worker

Based in Doddington, Sittingbourne, we are a small residential care home who have been in operation for a number of years.  We are looking for passionate, dedicated, and caring individuals both full-time/part-time to come and join our small friendly team.  In addition, the successful candidates will also be given the opportunity to undertake a Level 2 Apprenticeship Adult Social Care. (Normal rate of pay will apply)

We have various Support Worker opportunities available, either in our Residential Care Home or in Domiciliary Care.  Current vacancies are in Sittingbourne, Gillingham, Rochester, Chatham Ashford and Dartford.

Key requirements:

      • to attend to the physical emotional and social needs of Service Users under the direction of the Senior Support Worker, Supervisor or Registered Manager to ensure their needs are met
      • to promote the philosophy of privacy, dignity, independence, choice, rights, and fulfilment for all residents, within a policy of managed risk taking
      • participate in assessments and reviews and contribute to good written and verbal communications while respecting Service Users confidences
      • observe Service Users wishes with regard to patterns of daily living
      • assist in planning and participate in activities and outings involving Service Users
      • develop and promote good community relationships with families and health professionals
      • understand responsibilities in relation to health and safety, food hygiene, fire precautions and emergency procedures, in addition to infection control and emergency aid
      • assist the Senior Support Worker, Supervisor or Registered Manager in the administration of medication, with the appropriate training
      • preparation of meals/refreshments
      • attend staff meetings, support colleagues and work as part of a team for the benefit and well-being of the Employer and Service Users
      • to undertake training as designated by the Senior Support Worker, Supervisor or Registered Manager
      • to undertake any other tasks within the scope of the post, as requested by the Senior Support Worker, Supervisor or Registered Manager

Pay

Benefits

Salary: £9.50-£11.00 per hour

Progression opportunities and many more!