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Permanent Relief Support Worker

Role Responsibility

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Jubilee House for you to join our team. Jubilee House is a purpose-built building, containing 7 flats. The flats enable adults with physical disabilities, learning disabilities and complex needs to live in their own homes within the local community with support. Jubilee House is situated at the top of Folkestone town, it is in a prime location to be able to access the local town, The Leas, and the seaside. Jubilee House is local to bus routes and local amenities.

You will be joining a team which provides person centred care and support to 4 individuals on a one-to-one basis. You will be supporting individuals to maintain their mobility and immediate environment to be as self-managing as possible, maintain and learn new skills and aspire to achieve identified goals and aspirations.

We are looking for motivated individuals with a “Can do, caring” approach to join our team. Our ethos is to support individuals to be socially included in the local community, maintain their network of family and friends, to be empowered, to promote, encourage and maximise their independence, to respect their rights and encourage individuals to make informed choices and to fulfil their lives in the way that matters most to them.

You will require practical experience of working with adults who require support, being able to demonstrate your skills in supporting individuals to have their needs met, achieve their outcomes, and ensure individuals are involved in all decision making and care planning.

You will demonstrate excellent time management skills, record keeping skills, organisational skills, be able to lone work, support individuals to manage their finances/budget, their medication, access the community and all aspects of daily living.

We are offering a comprehensive induction including The Care Certificate, in-house training, shadowing, and regular supervision. There is a full range of KCC benefits available to staff including access to KCC Pension and the KCC Reward Gateway.

We have numerous shifts available, for you to choose from to suit your personal circumstances. The hours range from 0-37 and cover days, evenings, and weekends. The shifts available are 0700-1000, 0700-1430, 1400-2130, 1600-2100.

The shifts can be on a temporary contract on a rolling 4-week rota or you can pick up shifts when you are available to work, that suit you and your circumstances.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory pre-employment checks and references.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Interviews will be held in line with the Choosing with Care process and will be held at Jubilee House.

Contact Details

Contact the Registered Manager: marie.doyle@kent.gov.uk or call 03000 414872 for more information

Or contact the Team coordinator: Roberta.barr@kent.gov.uk or call 01303 248812 for more information.

About the Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.

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