Looking for a rewarding career in social care? Want to work as part of a team where, together, you'll make a real difference to people's lives? This is your chance join a national charity which delivers care and support to people with acquired brain injury at its service Kent House.
Whilst working for us, you will receive ongoing support and supervision. We want to make sure you'll have the skills and knowledge you need to do a great job. We want you to go home at the end of your working day knowing you have made a positive difference to our service users' lives.
What's the job like?
Our staff teams support our service users in their day to day activities, both in their home environments and in the community. For example, you might support an individual with his/her personal care routine, in planning and doing leisure and pleasure activities, hobbies and interests, independent living activities.
Some of our service users have behaviours that may challenge at times, so our staff teams need good communication skills, patience and flexibility. IT and time management skills are also key in delivering our service. You'll help to ensure our service users are safe through assessing risks in everyday life: full training and support will be provided.
Kent House, rated Good by CQC provides accommodation, support and care for people with brain injury and complex needs. It is part of the Disabilities Trust, a leading national charity, providing innovative care, rehabilitation and support solutions for people with profound physical impairments, acquired brain injury and learning disabilities as well as children and adults with autism.
- A competitive rate of £8.86 per hour plus an extra £1 per hour on weekends and bank holidays
- Excellent training and support
- 33 days annual leave including bank holidays
- Perkbox, an online discount scheme
- Discounted gym membership
- Group life assurance
- Long service and staff awards
- Free parking
Full time: 5 shifts per week (35 hours per week)
Day shifts available: 7:30am - 3pm and 2:45pm - 10:15pm
(Based on a four weekly rota with every other weekend off).
This position is subject to a Disclosure (DBS) check.
The Disabilities Trust is an equal opportunities employer and recognises that having a diverse workforce enhances the support given to people who use our services.