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Care & Support Worker (Ref: 22-017RW)

Do you fancy working in a close knit, friendly care home, with an incredibly dedicated and knowledgeable team? As a Care & Support Worker at our Redwalls Care Home, you will be responsible for assisting residents with their physical and emotional needs. You will also assist in escorting or driving them to appointments and activities.

No previous experience is necessary as full training will be provided.

Our ideal candidate has the following:

  • Be caring and compassionate
  • Strong desire to care for others and make a difference
  • A drive to develop a career in social care
  • A clean driving license and own vehicle due to location

The following are desirable but not essential criteria:

  • NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Health and Social care. If you are keen to develop a rewarding career in care, we will support you achieve this and more qualifications.

For more information, please see the Job Description and Person Specification.

Strode Park Foundation provides vital care for children, adults and young people with a range of disabilities in Kent. Our values of Care, Inspire and Together underpin everything we do, and we are so proud to employ truly inspirational people who make our care setting a remarkable place to work.

Working here is rewarding on so many levels and we offer our valued staff members the following benefits:

  • Excellent free training and development opportunities
  • Paid Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS)
  • Free parking at all sites
  • Meals provided (subject to availability)
  • Unlimited entries for our Refer A Friend scheme (conditions apply)

We are required to carry out a Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check for this post. Strode Park complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We will not discriminate unfairly against any subject of a DBS check on the basis of a conviction or other information revealed.

We will consider all requests for flexible working and are proud to be a ‘Flex from First’ employer. Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need.

Strode Park is a Disability Confident Employer and is committed to ensuring all applicants with disabilities that meet the minimum criteria for the role are guaranteed an interview and will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.

Should you require application forms to be supplied in a different format due to a disability, please do not hesitate to contact the HR team on 01227 373292 or hr@strodepark.org.uk who will gladly assist you with this.