Overview

Various Job Roles Job at Aspens Charities in Pembury

Job Description

Work for us

(Various Roles: Support Worker, Waking Night Support Worker, Senior Support Worker)

Are you currently unemployed and looking for a job that is rewarding and engaging?

Are you newly redundant and looking for a change of career that enables you to give something back to society?

Or are you already working in the social care sector but looking for a new challenge or to progress in your career?

At Aspens we have just the opportunity for you!

As a charity we have over 100 years of experience supporting individuals of all ages with a range of disabilities, those on the autism spectrum, and those with complex needs, across Kent and Sussex. Through the provision of highly personalised support across a variety of services, we aspire to enable people to learn new skills, live life to the full and contribute to society however possible.

Here at Aspens we strive to uphold our core values by aspiring to be honest leaders in the social care field, setting the highest possible standards for the care of the people we support.

Our dedication to caring for people applies to our valued workforce as well as to the people our organisation exists to support, and we work to treat all of our employees, external partners and those we support with respect and kindness at all times.

We empower our staff by equipping them with the skills, knowledge and tools they need to do an excellent job, remain up to date with the latest developments and training in the sector and to achieve their own professional goals.

For more information about Aspens and our services please visit our website: https://www.aspens.org.uk/

You can also take a look at our social media pages on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn

Our Roles:

We currently have a number of vacancies across a variety of services in Kent and Sussex.

In Particularly our main site at Pembury has some incredible opportunities available at this time.

Our current vacancies at Pembury include:

· Senior Support Worker Roles (Residential, Supported Living and Day Services)

· Waking Night Support Worker Roles (Residential and Supported Living)

· Support Worker Roles (Residential, Supported Living and Day Services)

· Outreach Support Worker Roles (across Tunbridge Wells and the local area)

· Positive Behaviour Support Worker and Team Leader Roles (Tunbridge Wells)

As you can see, there really is an opportunity for everyone here at Aspens!

We are looking for a diverse range of candidates to fill full-time, part-time and relief work vacancies and offer flexibility, striving to find roles with shift patterns that fit your preference.

Our recruitment team works closely with our services managers and senior staff to not only ensure that you are the right candidate for the role, but that the role is the right one for you. We use interviews and taster sessions to ensure that the service you are placed in is effectively engaging, challenging and supportive of your needs.

For more information (including Job Descriptions and Person Specifications) for each our roles please visit: https://www.aspens.org.uk/work-for-us

Pay and Benefits:

We are very happy to offer our roles with competitive starting salaries and the potential to increase these, whilst also providing further training and development opportunities alongside a full induction, enrolment to the workplace pension scheme (if eligible), paid sick leave which increases with years of service, 6 weeks annual leave entitlement (including bank holidays) and access to our amazing wellness programme.

All Aspens staff are supported by the charity to complete weekly COVID-19 tests to ensure the safety of the staff team and the people being supported by Aspens. Any successful candidate will also benefit from compulsory weekly testing once their start date has commenced.

Any offer would be subject to Disclosure and Barring checks, which we will complete on your behalf if you don’t already have one, and satisfactory employment references.

Apply Now:

If you are friendly, hard-working, dedicated and passionate about supporting others we would LOVE to speak to you about our available roles.

All we require from you initially is your CV along with a short cover-letter explaining your interest in Aspens and which roles you might like to be considered for.

Apply today through Indeed, via our website (https://www.aspens.org.uk) or by emailing your CV to us directly.

We can’t wait to meet you!

Reference ID: Pembury Roles Dec 2020

Application Deadline: 07/01/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme
  • Store discounts
  • Wellness programmes

COVID-19 considerations:
All Aspens staff are supported by the charity to complete weekly COVID-19 tests to ensure the safety of the staff team and the people being supported by Aspens

Experience:

  • working with individuals with Learning Difficulties/ Autism: 1 year (Preferred)

Licence:

  • NVQ L2 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent) (Preferred)
  • Driving (Required)

Shifts:

  • Morning (Preferred)
  • Mid-Day (Preferred)
  • Evening (Preferred)
  • Graveyard (Preferred)

Work remotely:

About Company

Company: Aspens Charities
Company Location:  Pembury

About Aspens Charities