Employment Opportunities

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Our staff have a very close relationship with the people they support

Current Employment Opportunities in Pepenbury

Application forms for all positions can be obtained from the HR department on 01892 839074, 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.

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Support Worker

The main purpose of this role is to meet and maintain the essential standards set out by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and provide support with all day to day work including implementing care plans for individual service users and being a positive role model for them, enabling them to reach their potential and pursue a fulfilled and chosen lifestyle.

Key responsibilities of this role include providing support, advice and guidance to service users, to act as a key worker to selected service users, ensuring that care plans are appropriate to their needs and that this is identified in their care package, and follow all Health and Safety procedures making sure that these are implemented throughout your shift.

Person Specification

  • Good understanding of the needs of people with learning disabilities
  • Reliable, trustworthy and self-motivated
  • Ability to work in a team and as an individual
  • To have knowledge/understanding of the use of any aids as required by the service user

This role is available at the following locations:

Cornford Lane, Pembury

Falconers Court, Edenbridge

Day Services, Cornford Lane (one-to-one)

Community Support Worker (MOST) Cornford Lane and West Kent

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

For a more detailed job description or more information please contact HR on 01892 839074.


Senior Support Worker

The main purpose of this role is to act as a shift leader, organising the day to day work within a service including the management of staff on duty, ensuring all tasks are allocated and completed efficiently. You will also be a role model for support workers, promoting good care and support practices for them to follow throughout their shifts and liaising with all stakeholders, including managers, outside agencies and support staff in the development of the company.

The key responsibilities of this role include, writing complex reports including case reviews, preparing individual assessments and liaising with family members as appropriate, assisting service users to create and contribute to their own annual review using a variety of techniques and to ensure that all individuals we support are being treated with care and respect.

Skills and Experience

  • NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care or working towards
  • Experience of managing a team is preferable
  • Customer Service skills
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Full driving licence

This role is available at the following locations:

Cornford Lane, Pembury

Cornford Lane, Pembury (6 month contract)

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

For a more detailed job description or more information please contact HR on 01892 839074.


Bid Writer

The primary focus of this role is the identification, preparation and submission of bids and tenders in pursuance of growth. This will include all stages of the process from initial expression of interest to pre-qualification questionnaires, framework agreements and full tenders.

Key responsibilities are not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake other duties commensurate with the post. However, these include working as the project coordinator for the production of all tenders and submissions, complete tender documentation in advance of the deadline, liasing with central services team to gather information on current practices in relation to HR, training, policies and procedures and reviewing relevant publications and online suscription sites for growth opportunities.

Skills and Experience

  • Understanding of the social care sector
  • Awareness of the CQC and social care framework
  • Experience of writing high standard written material
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience of analysing tender specifications and completion of local authority tender documents

This is a flexible position of 20-25 hours per week, based at Cornford Lane with the opportunity to move to Paddock Wood in the future.
Salary Range: £30,000-£34,000 pro rata

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

For a more detailed job description or more information please contact HR on 01892 839074


Daily Living Skills Session Leader

The post holder will work under the supervision of the Day Services manager to enable the implementation of areas of activity, supervision, care, support and training for day service users.

Key responsibilities include providing activities in one or more day service activities and support, care, advice and guidance to day service users. The successful applicant will need to have the knowledge and understanding to enable working within the NPTC framework to assist the service users with gaining further independence, skills and confidence. They will contribute to internal reviews and case reviews on service users and produce written reports, maintain all appropriate written records, including support plans, hand over books and daily observations, and ensure a smooth flow of information to facilitate good communication within the team.

Person Specification

  • Good understanding of the needs of people with learning disabilities
  • Reliable, trustworthy and self-motivated
  • Caring and sensitive to the needs of others
  • Good communicator
  • Have knowledge or understanding in the use of any aids as required by the user in their independent living

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

For a more detailed job description or more information please contact HR on 01892 839074.


Coffee Shop Assistant- Weekends

We are currently looking for reliable weekend coffee shop assistants who can work between 8:30am and 4pm, seasonal between April-September with availability to cover holidays when required.

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

For a more detailed job description or more information please contact HR on 01892 839074.

Day Services Sessions Co-Ordinator

The purpose of this role is to be a member of the management team for Day Services with special responsibility for the activities programme, you will need to devise and develop a range of activities to enable service users to experience active lives in a day services setting and to ensure that the activities provided are reflective of the assessed needs of service users as set out in service user plans and care plans.

Main duties can be provided on a more detailed job description

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

For a more detailed job description or more information please contact HR on 01892 839074
 

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