Current staff vacancies

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Current staff vacancies at Pepenbury

Application forms for all positions may be obtained from the HR department on 01892 830987, by emailing recruitment@pepenbury.info or by downloading via the box at the bottom of column on the right of this page.

All positions are subject to an enhanced DBS (formerly called CRB) and DBS Adult First (formerly ISA first).

Due to the large number of applications received at this office, we regret that we are unable to respond to each one, therefore you will hear from us only if you have been shortlisted for an interview. This is usually within two weeks of the closing date.

If you are interested in volunteering at Pepenbury, find out more about volunteering opportunities here »

No agency referrals please.


Senior HR and Payroll Assistant - based at Paddock Wood

Advert Reference PEP/HR/03

We Currently have a vacancy for a Senior HR and Payroll Assistance attached to our Paddock Wood offices.

The Senior HR and Payroll Assistant is integral to the development and success of HR and Payroll in Pepenbury.  Reporting to and working closely with the Senior HR Manager you will be expected to play an active role withinthe day to day aspects of the HR and Payroll team.

The Senior HR and Payroll Assistant is responsible for the provision of quality administration information,guidance and support through the areas of HR Adminstration, Recruitment, Payroll, Compensation & Benefits and SAGE HR and Payroll.

Salary range for this role is £18,000 - £20,000 per annum for 40 hours per week.

We offer all staff good working conditions and excellant training opportunities.

All positions are subject to enhanced clearance from the Disclosure Barring Service.

Your must be able to make your own travelling arrangements for this post and a full drivers licence would be ideal as part of the role requires being able to drive.

Please contact HR Department on 01892 830987 or recruitment@pepenbury.info for Application Form and Full Job Description. 

CLOSING DATE 31/10/2014

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religon/belief, sexual orientation or age.


Recruitment and HR Assistant. 30 hours per week

Reference PEP/RECASST/02

Main Purpose of the role.

The Recruitment and HR Assistant is integral in the development and success of HR in Pepenbury.  Reporting to and working closely with the Senior HR Manager you will be expected to play an active role within the day to day aspects of the wider HR team based in Paddock Wood, Kent.

The Recruitment and HR Assistant is responsible for the provision of quality administration information, guidance and support through the areas of Recruitment and HR Administration, Compensation and Benefits and SAGE HR and reporting.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collate all vacancy requests received by the HR department.
  • Log all vacancies received and track progress of each vacancy until closed
  • Working with Managers to prepare job descriptions
  • Prepare recruitment packs.
  • Collate, file and record all interview administration, ensure documents from managers are returned.
  • Process online DBS applications and renewals
  • Prepare offer letters and change to contract letters as appropriate.
  • Right to Work in UK documents and reviews

Skills & Experience

  • Willingness to take responsibility and assume ownership
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and on own initiative
  • Demonstrable evidence of adminsitration experience
  • Ability to communicate well at all levels
  • Good IT skills, Microsoft and Excel
  • Confidentiality
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines while handling multiple tasks
  • Ability to raise difficulties to manager as and when they arise
  • Strong desire to work for charity or care organisation

Desirable but not essential

  • Knowledge of SAGE
  • Knowledge of Recruitment policies
  • Desire to develop within aspects of HR and Training
  • Studying towards CPP

Please contact HR Department on 01892 830987 or recruitment@pepenbury.info for Application Form and Full Job Description.

CLOSING DATE 31/10/2014

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religon/belief, sexual orientation or age.


Senior Support Worker (Pepenbury) - based at Mainsite Cornford Lane

Reference PEP/SSWPEP/17

Main Purpose of the role

To act as a shift leader, organising the day to day work with a service including the management of staff on duty, ensuring all tasks are allocated and completed efficiently.

To be a role model for support workers, promoting good care and support practices.  Leading and delivering direct support to all people we support including those who may have challenging behaviour or complex needs.

To liasie with all stakeholders including our managers, outside agencies and support staff in the development and implementation of support programmes enabling individuals we support to reach their full potential.

To act as a key worker to selected users who would be considered to require more specialist support and to assist other staff to undertake this role effectively and pursue a fulfilled and chosen lifestyle based on the principles of normalisation and informed choice.

To deputise in the absence of the Care Co-ordinator taking on additional responsibilites as required.

 

Please contact HR Department on 01892 830987 or recruitment@pepenbury.info for Application form and Full Job Description.

CLOSING DATE 31/10/2014

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religon/belief, sexual orientation or age.

 


Support Worker (Pepenbury)  - based at Falconers Court Edenbridge

Advert Reference PEP/SWFALPEP/11

Are you a vibrant and caring person looking for a new and exciting challenge? We currently have vacancies for Support Workers attached to Pepenbury in Falconers Court Edenbridge. We are looking for people who can demonstrate compassion and empathy in their approach to caring for vulnerable adults. You will be working within a dedicated team which provides opportunities for people with learning disabilities to enjoy meaningful activities, stimulating projects and training for life skills.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, with relevant experience and ability to promote good care practice in management of challenging behaviour and care of people with complex needs, including Autism.

Salary is set at £7.24 per hour and full time, part time and casual contracts are available. We offer all staff good working conditions and excellent training opportunities.

All positions are subject to enhanced clearance from the DBS & DBS First Adult. All applicants must be willing to undertake personal care with individuals. You must be able to make your own travelling arrangements for this post and a full drivers licence would be ideal as part of the role requires being able to drive.

For more details on the position please download the Job Description here or contact our HR Department on 01892 830987 or email recruitment@pepenbury.info.

Closing date for applications is 31st October 2014. This is subject to change.


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We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religon/belief, sexual orientation or age.


Support Worker  at Pepenbury, Cornford Lane Pembury.

Advert Reference PEP/SWPEP/09

Are you a vibrant and caring person looking for a new and exciting challenge? Then you are looking in the right place

We currently have vacancies for Support Workers attached to Pepenbury in Cornford Lane. We are looking for people who can demonstrate compassion and empathy in their approach to caring for vulnerable adults, either through previous roles in social care or other similar roles.

You will be working within a dedicated team which provides opportunities for people with learning disabilities to enjoy meaningful activities, stimulating projects and training for life skills.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, with relevant experience and ability to promote good care practice in management of challenging behaviour and care of people with complex needs, including Autism.

Salary is set at £7.24 per hour and full time, part time and casual contracts are available.

We offer all staff good working conditions and excellent training opportunities. All positions are subject to enhanced clearance from the DBS & DBS First Adult and all applicants must be willing to undertake personal care with individuals

You must be able to make your own travelling arrangements for this post and a full drivers licence would be ideal as part of the role requires being able to drive.

For more details on the position please download the Job Description below or contact our HR Department on 01892 830987 or email recruitment@pepenbury.info.

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Development Manager for Autism Services

(One year fixed term contract)

Reference PEP/MN/01

Are you a vibrant and caring person with a working knowledge of Autism? Then this post is for you.  We are currently looking for an experienced person who would be responsible for overseeing the operational management and development and implementation of the Autism Strategy as agreed with our Head of Operations. Salary is set between £25,000 and £28,000 per annum, The position is for a fixed term contract of 12 months.

We offer all staff good working conditions and excellent training opportunities. All positions are subject to enhanced clearance from the DBS & DBS First Adult.You must be able to make your own travelling arrangements for this post and a full driver’s licence would be ideal.

For more details on the position please download the Job Description or contact our HR Department on 01892 830987 or email recruitment@pepenbury.info.

Closing Date for Applications is 31st October 2014 this is subject to change.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religon/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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Community Support Worker (HPOS)

We currently have staff vacancies for Community Support Workers attached to Hill Park Outreach Service (HPOS), Erith.

The main duties of this post include enabling people who use our service to live happily, safely and securely in their own homes, or other domestic settings, and encourage and promote the service user to achieve maximum independence in social and leisure activities and assist in the payment of bills and management of personal finances.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, with relevant experience and ability to promote good care practice in the management of challenging behaviour and care of people with complex needs including autism. All applicants must be willing to undertake personal care with individuals.

You must be able to make your own travelling arrangements for this post and a full driver’s licence would be ideal.

For detailed information concerning this position please contact Audrey Emmett on 01322 334318 or contact our HR department on 01892 830987. All positions are subject to enhanced clearance from the DBS & DBS First Adult. We offer all staff good working conditions and excellent training opportunities

~~We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religon/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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Community Support Workers - Milestone Outreach Support Team (MOST) - West Kent and East Sussex based

We are looking for Community Support Workers who can demonstrate compassion and empathy in their approach to caring for vulnerable adults, either through previous roles in social care or in other roles.

You will be providing personal care to service users, as well as supporting them to take part in a wide range of activities, including shopping trips and social occasions.

Can you show how you would treat our service users with dignity and the respect they have a right to expect?

All positions are subject to enhanced clearance from the DBS & DBS First Adult.

Contract: Full time, part time and casual available

If you have the right values for our organisation you will be supported by a programme of continuous training and development. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, or to find out more, please call Stephen O'Brien on 01892 839990 or contact our HR department on 01892 822168.

~~We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religon/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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Community Support Worker (MOST) - weekends and evenings only

Pepenbury currently have staff vacancies for Community Support Workers attached to MOST in the East Sussex and West Kent area. The duties are as above but weekends and evenings only. 

For detailed information concerning this position please contact Kellie Thompson on 01892 822168. Alternatively you can download an application and job description form below or contact our HR department on 01892 830987

~~We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religon/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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Charity Shop Assistant (Casual Contract) - Tunbridge Wells and Uckfield

Pepenbury is looking for shop assistants for their busy charity shops in Tunbridge Wells and Uckfield. This post is a zero hour contract, generally between the hours of 0930-16.30hrs Monday-Saturday.

~~We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religon/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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Directors/Trustees 

Following a review of the governance of this successful Tunbridge Wells-based charity, we are seeking to enlarge our governance team. We have opportunities for those who seek active roles in assisting with the strategic direction of the charity and are prepared to be involved in monitoring its work and development.

Currently we are seeking people who have an interest and experience in Finance, Social Care, Fundraising, PR and IT.

We would also like to hear from people who might be interested in specifically monitoring the quality of care services we provide. A full description of the role can be downloaded here: 

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Directors/Trustees are unpaid appointments but relevant expenses are met. Training and full support is available. For all posts an appropriate DBS check will be required. If you wish to know more please contact Brenda Luff, p.a. to the Chief Executive and Company Secretary, on 01892 822168 or forward a current CV by email to: pa@pepenbury.info   

Waking Night Support Worker - Pembury

We currently have a vacancy for a waking night support worker at Pepenbury’s main site in Cornford Lane, Pembury. You will be working as part of a dedicated team which provides support, advice and guidance to those living at Pepenbury throughout the night.

The post is part of a night shift rota. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, with relevant experience and ability to promote good care practice in the management of challenging behaviour and care of people with complex needs including autism. All applicants must be willing to undertake personal care with individuals. All positions are subject to enhanced clearance from the DBS & DBS First Adult.

We offer all staff good working conditions and excellent training opportunities.

For more information concerning this position please contact Karl Pay 01892 820343 or contact our HR department on 01892 830988. 

~~We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religon/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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Support Workers for Cornford Lane, Pembury

We are currently seeking Support Workers for our main site in Cornford Lane, Pembury. Applicants must be willing to undertake personal care and have experience of working with people who present challenging behaviours. For detailed information concerning this position please contact Karl Pay on 01892 822168.

Competitive rates are paid depending on experience.

We offer all staff good working conditions and excellent training opportunities
All positions are subject to enhanced clearance from the DBS & DBS First Adult. No agency referrals

You can download an application form and job description or contact our HR department on 01892 830987

~~We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religon/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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