Outreach Support Worker

Are you looking for a life-changing and truly rewarding role? Join our unique team of Community Support Workers helping to inspire and support people with learning disabilities to thrive, grow and realise their dreams.

Job Type: Part Time

Salary: £7.83 per hour

Additional Facts:

  • Hours negotiable, will include Fridays and Saturdays

  • Post will attract Annual Leave and paid expenses

  • Due to the nature of the work, this position would suit somebody with their own transport.

  • Applicants should be able to travel to Symbol’s Head Office for interview.

Due to increasing demand for our Community Support service, we are currently recruiting for a Support Worker to work with Service Users in the areas of Tunbridge Wells, Snodland and Sevenoaks.

Our Support Workers are at the heart of our unique approach to supporting people with learning disabilities to live lives with fewer limitations. Support Workers bring an opportunity for freedom and fulfilment into people’s lives, empowering them to achieve their ambitions, however big or small. In this life-changing and truly rewarding role, you’ll inspire others, empowering them to thrive; grow and realise their dreams.

We provide full training and on-going career development and you’ll also have inspiring colleagues around you to turn to for guidance. Our benefits are pretty impressive too and include a competitive pension scheme, generous holidays and excellent working conditions.

At Symbol we understand that everyone has different needs, and that disability affects people in very different ways; you’ll therefore provide tailored day-to-day support. Each day is often very different depending on whom you’re working with; your day could include offering support with household tasks, personal care or finances. You might also be supporting people to become more involved in their local community and access employment and education opportunities, if that’s what they want to do.

It’s a job that can be challenging at times, but this is balanced by the unrivalled sense of long-term satisfaction it also gives. It’s an opportunity to be creative and feel inspired, both by your colleagues and the people you support. It’s a career that you can feel proud of.

Symbol is a powerhouse for change! We believe that anything is possible and work tirelessly with children and adults with learning disabilities and autism along with their families to help facilitate truly fulfilling lives, in spite of the challenges frequently faced, by providing inspired and individually designed support.

2018 sees Symbol celebrate their 20 year history of excellence in providing high quality, leading edge services across the United Kingdom to people with learning disabilities. Consistently achieving outstanding ratings in regulatory inspections and demonstrating high levels of service user satisfaction, Symbol is registered with Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission and is highly regarded by Kent County Council Commissioning teams.

Please apply via email with CV and Cover Letter to dylan.gillett@symbolconnect.co.uk
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