Job Title: Support Worker
Location: Chatham, ME5 0LL
Information: This role is shift work. Driver, full UK driving licence, is desired not essential
What do our Support Workers do?
Supporting someone isn't just personal care; it's so much more.
Walderslade House is a supported living service for young people aged 18-65 with learning disabilities and or autism spectrum conditions in the transition from residential college, foster care or the family home.
People at Walderslade are supported to lead active lives and are can take part in a range of activities that build on social and communication skills. These include swimming at the local leisure centre, cinema trips, cycling, walks in the park and attending day centres.
Staff also support people in the development of their life skills such as meal preparation, cooking, budgeting and self-care with a view to moving on to independent living.
What experience do you need?
You don't need to have experience to be a good Support Worker. If you are caring, kind and want to work in a job that is genuinely rewarding, this is for you.
You'll need to have great communication skills and be comfortable making decisions. A basic level of English and Math is also required.
What are the Benefits?
- 28 day holiday inclusive of bank holidays
- Access Retail Discounts
- Reward and recognition monthly and annual
- Development and access to professional training
- Access to counselling services
- Continuous on the job training is provided
- Contributory Pension Plan
- Checks and Clearances paid for by Achieve together
Who are Achieve together?
Achieve together is one of the UK's leading providers of support for people with learning disabilities, autism and associated complex needs. If your core values match ours: Making things happen, Having Fun, Being Brave and Valuing everyone then we'd like to hear from you!
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