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Senior Support Worker

Senior Support Worker

Service/Location: Aspens – Pembury, Kent, TN2 4QU



We are recruiting a Senior Support Worker to join the dynamic team working in our adult day service based in Pembury. 

We work on both a one to one/two to one and group sessions engaging in a real variety of activities both at the service and in the community.

At the service we do art, craft, music, cookery, IT, puzzles, games, horticulture, sports and more.

In the community we enjoy scenic walks, bowling, swimming, cycling and outings to name a few.

You will need to have a resilient and positive personality as some of the people we support can display challenging behaviours.

We are a fun supportive team that work together to give the very best to the people we support.

We are looking for a senior support worker who can lead the team in the absence of the manager, act as shift leader, assist timesheets, complete audits, assist personal care, care plans, risk assessments, be a role model for support workers and promote good practice at all times.

40 Hours per week

8:15am – 4:15pm Monday – Friday


Senior Support Worker Requirements:

  • Diploma/NVQ 3 in Health and Social Care or Diploma/NVQ 2 and ability to work towards level 3

  • Understanding of Learning Disabilities

  • Experience with challenging behaviours 

  • Supervisory/Management experience

  • Competent with basic IT packages (Word, Excel, Outlook)

  • Full driving licence

  • Positive ‘can-do’ Attitude

  • Friendly, Positive, Resilient, Calm and Helpful

  • Good problem solving skills

  • Good Sense of Humour

  • Team worker

  • Flexible and Trustworthy

  • Patient and Caring Attitude

  • Good at listening


About us

Aspens has over 100 years of experience in helping children, young people and adults with a range of disabilities, those on the autism spectrum, and/or those with complex needs.

Through the provision of highly personalised support, we aspire to enable people to learn new skills, live life to the full and contribute to society however possible.  

At Aspens, the people we support and care for enjoy an active and fulfilling life, based in a residential environment.

No two days are the same, just some of the activities our service users enjoy include swimming, theme parks, seaside trips, art and beauty.

“Your local charity providing care and support to help people living with disabilities, complex needs and autism to live life to its full potential”


Pay and Benefits

  • Hourly rate of £9.90 per hour

  • Holidays 22 days plus bank holidays

  • Permanent contract & guaranteed hours

  • Full Induction

  • Paid Training

  • Free Parking

  • Ongoing employee training and development

  • Caring supportive teams

  • Pension enrolment

  • Bonuses for new employee referrals

  • Free DBS check


Any offer would be subject to Disclosure and Barring checks and satisfactory employment references.

We will consider job share and part time arrangements for all posts in line with the needs of the charity.

Whether you are experienced carer / support worker, or someone looking for a change in career if you are caring, compassionate and up for a challenge, APPLY NOW.

If you need further information, please contact Alison on 0330 335 8997

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  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £9.90 - 9.90 per hour
  • Location: Cornford Lane, Pembury, Kent TN2 4QU, Pembury, Kent, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: The Talent Hub
  • Contact: Alison Jacob
  • Tel: 03303358999
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  • Reference: ACORNS/SSW
  • Posted: 2020-03-25 20:10:02 -

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