Support Worker

Sevenoaks, Kent
22 Jun 2018
20 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Part Time Support Worker

Are you looking for a part time job for Tuesday and Thursday afternoons? Are you passionate about care but want to be able to spend more time with your client? If so, why not work for Active Assistance as a Support Worker where you can provide one to one support in the Client’s own home. We are looking for a Part Time Support Worker for our client in Verwood.

At Active Assistance you will be a known as a Personal Assistant as your role is to work under the direction of the Client following a personalized care plan. You will be working with one client who you will get to know and develop a good working relationship with. You can spend time with the client, enabling them to live fulfilling and independent lives. Ideal candidates for the role will be enthusiastic, reliable and flexible.

Our mission statement is to “enable people to live as individually and independently as possible and support them to achieve their goals and aspirations”

Part Time Support Worker required in Verwood

We are currently looking for a Part time Support Worker to work with our female client who has a spinal cord injury. Your role will be to support the client to enable her to do activities and go on outings. You will need to be a driver for this role and prepared to drive our client in your own vehicle (mileage will be paid).

Salary, Shift Times and Benefits

  • £12 per hour for day shifts. Salary is calculated as an hourly rate of pay multiplied by the number of hours worked.
  • Accrued holiday pay
  • Tuesday and Thursday afternoons (1pm-5pm)
  • This post is a part time position, but there is the opportunity to pick up additional shifts to cover sickness/annual leave for the other team member
  • This role is classed as temporary as during your time working with Active Assistance there may be opportunities to work with other clients
  • You will be employed by Active Assistance on a flexible contract
  • Enhanced rates for Bank Holidays
  • Employees will be auto-enrolled into the NEST Pension Scheme
  • DBS Certificate (please note that if you leave within your 3-month probation period the cost of this will be deducted from your salary)
  • Refer a Friend Scheme *Please see full Terms and Conditions on our website

Training and Career Opportunities

We provide our PA’s with free award winning training at one of our training venues around the country. Once you start work with us you will receive on-going training and support from Clinical Managers and Head Office.

This role is a great opportunity to develop a career in Health and Social care. We offer prospects to progress your career within the company and have a Training scheme. (see terms on website)

Training for the Health and Social Care Sector – a recognised vocational qualification for healthcare professionals working in the UK

What qualifications are on offer?

  • Adult Care Worker Level 2, Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3, Children & Young People Level 2, Children and Young People Level 3

Active Assistance is an award-winning care provider supporting individuals with complex and continuing health care needs. Our philosophy is based on the principle that each client is unique and our services provide tailored support covering complex clinical conditions.

 Active Assistance is committed to safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable adults and children. All applicants must be willing to undergo the appropriate screening. This includes checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.