Support Worker - Learning Disabilities - Sittingbourne

Recruiter
Kent
Location
Lynsted
Salary
£7.56 per hour
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
05 Jan 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Clarte are working in partnership with their client to recruit a Senior Support Worker for their beautiful residential setting in the Sittingbourne area working with Adults of twenty years of age and over.

The service is made up of three separate dwellings within beautiful grounds located within the peaceful rural Kent countryside. All the homes back onto very large grounds which house, chickens, a mini allotment, and BBQ area. The grounds also house a large resource facility, which offers a full program of structured educational and recreational activity. There is computer room, life skills training kitchen and fully equipped sensory facility.

The service operates a total communication approach, the skilled and long standing staff team promote the use of pictorial aids, communication passports, augmented communication aids and boasts good links with local Health professional teams.

To be considered for this role, you must demonstrate exceptional skills that will enable you to work in this setting, you will not necessarily have previous experience in this type of role. You may be exposed to some elements of physically challenging behaviour as well as learning disabilities.

This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week including every other weekend. The shifts are 7.30am - 3.00pm and 2.30pm until 10.00pm

You will be required to undertake all of our client's safeguarding checks for this position which includes an enhanced DBS check.