Casual Support Worker

Kent Autistic Trust

Casual Support Worker

£28080

Kent Autistic Trust, Troy Town, Medway

  • Part time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 23 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: dc0b9b1705074ac9b6284ad01a15ca07

Full Job Description

Please note we cannot provide sponsorship to for this role or employ anyone with a 20 hour restriction to their visa.

CASUAL SUPPORT WORKER JOBS WITH A DIFFERENCE

If you enjoy helping people and want to make a difference to their lives, then a Casual Support Worker role with The Kent Autistic Trust could be perfect for you. If you are looking for flexible work to fit around your commitments our Casual support worker role could meet your needs.

START MAKING A DIFFERENCE AND JOIN OUR KAT FAMILY TODAY!

Ad-Hoc- Including weekends

Training Provided:

o Care Certificate (can accept transferable evidenced certificate)
o Company Induction
o KAT Foundation Training Award
o Specialist Pathway Training
o Health and Safety and Compliance Training
o On the job observation and assessments

TASKS / RESPONSIBILITIES OF A CASUAL SUPPORT WORKER (MAY INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO):

o DRIVE A MOBILITY CAR OR SERVICE VEHICLE. MANUAL LICENSE REQUIRED (ESSENTIAL)
o Working with individuals who can display challenging behaviors hurting self or others, running away, throwing things, swearing, shouting and damaging property.
o Support individuals within the community in activities such as bike rides, long walks & shopping.
o Administering medication
o Assisting individuals with personal care and hygiene
o Be confident & experienced in lone working.
o Staff in CQC Registered and Supported Living services are required to undertake sleep-in shifts and receive an allowance, topped up to NLW
o Household management tasks including cooking, cleaning etc.
o Uphold their privacy, confidentially and dignity.
o Handle money to shop, going to the bank etc.
o Working with and supporting individuals with additional needs, such as epilepsy, pica, learning disabilities.
o To form good working relationships with other members of staff across different services.
o Ensuring written records are correctly maintained.
o Staff in CQC Registered and Supported Living services are required to undertake sleep-in shifts and receive an allowance, topped up to NLW where appropriate., Supporting over 80 people in Medway and across Kent, The Kent Autistic Trust provides a wide range of services designed to meet diverse needs of the people we support with autism, learning disabilities and related difficulties. We provide residential homes, supported living accommodation, day resource services, respite, and outreach services. Ensuring the voice of those we support is actively listened to, working for us often means that no two days are the same, but the care and support we give is of consistently high quality, with CQC rating all our services good, and many outstanding.

o An ability to think on your feet and problem solve.
o Understanding everyone's abilities and support needs.
o Promoting independence and choice
o Promoting equality, diversity & inclusion
o Form good working relationships with other members of staff.
o A commitment to continuous personal development and learning., If you are a positive, forward-thinking, and compassionate Specialist Support Worker (who has some great ideas for the summer fete) then we would love to hear from you.

We offer many benefits, which include some salary sacrifice arrangements, although some benefits are dependent on a minimum earnings threshold:

o Paid DBS Check
o Some meals provided, depending on shifts
o Employee Assistance Programme, with counselling services
o Significant Retail and Leisure Discount Scheme that could save staff an average of £1,000 pa
o Discounted Gym Membership
o Financial Well-being Scheme (loans and savings)
o Additional Sleep In Shifts may be available
o Opportunities to pick up additional voluntary casual shifts at enhanced rates
o Superb paid training
o Refer a Friend via Care Friends- Where points mean pounds!