Job Title: Support Worker
Location: Strood, ME2 3DE
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.
Kingsdown is a residential service supporting adults aged 18+ with autism spectrum conditions, moderate learning disabilities, mental health needs, complex needs including behaviours that may challenge and/or hearing impairments.
Kingsdown House supports people to take part in a range of in-house activities including gardening, cooking, art and craft sessions, sensory sessions, games and puzzles, DVD nights and music sessions. There are also regular reflexology and chiropody sessions.
People also take part in activities outside of the service including key skills teaching in the community, personal shopping and banking, visits to the library, to local restaurants and pubs and attending places of worship.
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!
*We reserve the right to close this advert before the closing deadline if we interview and offer the right candidate. Apply now to avoid disappointment...... click apply for full job details