Support Worker

Canterbury, Kent, Hoath


Support Worker job opportunity in Hoath, Canterbury.

This team is a community where people smile, laugh, grow and achieve great things. They know that well-supported people support people well, which makes them want to do their very best for the people they support.
If you are looking for your next social care role, or a change in career, long-term stability, career growth and a feel-good reward, then this is the role for you, and we would love to hear from you!
We welcome applications from everyone who wants to make a difference to people’s lives, but especially from those with lived experience.

Due to location, own transport is advised.

VISA Sponsorship is not available.


About this Support Worker job opportunity near Canterbury:

We are looking for Support Workers to work in a service near Canterbury, supporting male adults with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, and communication needs. All three need support with moving and handling, and one uses a peg for ingestion.

You’ll be:

  • Supporting our people to be engaged in all day to day living activities, including making full use of their community and beyond.
  • Supporting our people with social activities, and connecting with family and friends.
  • Supporting the management of our people’s finances.
  • Keeping our people’s home clean and fresh, and going shopping.
  • Providing, and encouraging, personal care.
  • And enjoying what you do!


Support Worker shift pattern:

  • Both full and part time opportunities are available.
  • Full time is 5 shifts per week (39 hours)
  • Part time is around 3 shifts per week (20 hours)
  • Shifts run Monday to Sunday. You’ll need to be available every other weekend as a minimum, ideally more.
  • Shifts are either 7am-2pm, 2pm-9pm or 10pm-6am. These can be arranged flexibly to fit around your needs to a degree, which can be discussed at interview.


About you, the ideal Support Worker for this job in Hoath, near Canterbury:

Experience in social care is not essential, we provide a full range of accredited and award winning training programmes at no cost to yourself, including the Health and Social Care Diploma that will really support your career progression.

Ideally you’ll have:

  • Basic understanding of Health and Social Care regulatory bodies
  • Understanding of working with people disadvantaged through illness and disability
  • Knowledge of the local area to where I work
  • Level 2 diploma in Health and Social Care, or equivalent, or be willing to work towards

Skills we’re looking for:

  • Numeracy and literacy
  • Self motivation
  • Communication
  • Practical daily living skills
  • Adaptability
  • IT skills


What’s in it for you?

  • £21,010 per annum (pro rata if part-time).
  • Early Pay – ability to access your earnings more frequently if you wish.
  • Paid enhanced DBS.
  • Flexible working.
  • Up to 28 days paid annual leave (pro rata).
  • Access to high quality training that supports your career development.
  • Contributory pension scheme with life assurance
  • Shopping discounts via Blue Light Card and The Bene£its website.
  • Recommend a friend – earn up to a £500 bonus.
  • Free and confidential 24/7 access to the health portal and employee assistance program.


If this Support Worker job in Hoath, Canterbury looks right for you, please apply with a full CV to J & J Recruitment Solutions. If you’d like to discuss the role or your application, please feel free to contact James at their Herne Bay recruitment office on 01227 369922.

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Key information

Full time, Part time, Permanent
Healthcare, Social Care


01227 369922

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