Support Worker (FALCONERS/SW)



£8.57 - £8.57/hour

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- South East England -- Kent -- Edenbridge

Job Type

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Support Worker

Service/Location: Aspens – Edenbridge, Kent TN8 5NW


Do you want to join a well-established happy staff team that genuinely cares about the people we support?

Are you a caring and self-motivated person who wants to make a difference?

If yes this may be the perfect role for you so please read on:


Here at Falconers Court we support 7 individuals who have learning disabilities, physical disabilities and epilepsy aged between 34-55 years. There are some challenging behaviours (mainly verbal) but this is well controlled by working within a positive behaviours framework. We have a relaxed friendly home with a well-established staff team that enjoys taking the service users to a variety of activities including; day services, cinema, bowling, theatre, pubs and much more. 

You would be expected to work as a team member and support with cooking, domestic tasks, personal care, completing care paperwork and anything else that enhances the lives of those you support.

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

Support worker hours - 37 hours per week including some weekends.

Early shifts 07:30 – 15:00 Late shifts 14:30 – 22:00

About us

At Aspens, we have over 100 years of experience in supporting people with learning disabilities and on the autism spectrum as well as children, young people and adults with a range of disabilities or complex needs. We are here to provide practical and emotional support at all levels of independence, in everyday environments and in the community so that each member of our extended family is empowered to live the way they choose. In fact, our most powerful advances come from the people we support, because they tell us how it should be.  

Support Worker Requirements

  • An Individual with a level 2 Diploma/NVQ in Health and Social Care or willingness to work towards the qualification

  • Flexibility to work shifts including some weekends and sleep in duties and willing to support on service user holidays

  • Support worker / Carer Experience

  • Car Driver and happy to take residents out in company vehicle

  • Able to handle wheelchairs

  • Positive ‘can-do’ Attitude

  • Friendly, Positive, Calm and Helpful

  • Good problem solving skills

  • Good Sense of Humour

  • Team worker

  • Flexible and Trustworthy

  • Patient and Caring Attitude

  • Good at listening

  • Willing to learn

The ideal support worker should be able to work as part of a team, be confident, caring, able to assist with recording finances, medication & writing and recording daily information. 

Pay and Benefits

  • Hourly rate of £8.57 per hour

  • Holidays 22 days plus bank holidays

  • Permanent contract & guaranteed hours

  • Full Induction

  • Paid Training

  • Ongoing employee training and development

  • Employee perks programme

  • 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’re an 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

Falconers Court

Contact information

Alison Jacob

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