Due to our growing success, the loyalty of our Service Users and the great work of all our staff we are experiencing a fantastic rate of expansion in all areas. Therefore we are currently recruiting for Support workers across Kent
If you are interested in any of the areas above please contact us;
Please click here to download an application form. You can email your completed application to Bex@phoenixkent.com or pop it into our office.
Please see below the jobs we are recruiting for. For further information, please contact the office on 01622 682535.
The role supports Service Users with learning disabilities, mental health and autism who live within the community, a service that meets a Targeted and Goal focused Personal Individual Needs Approach.
You will be undertaking an active role in enabling and supporting Service Users, to maximize independence in the community in a manner that promotes: Respect, Equality and Diversity.
You will be expected to participate and prepare monthly case studies.
We are expanding our team of people who promote and enable the independence of the people we support, this is a varied and rewarding role. You will be assisting people to achieve their goals which may include supporting with personal care, medication, meal preparation and accessing the community.
If this exciting opportunity to progress your career is for you, please contact us for more information and to arrange an interview. You will need to hold a valid driving licence and be willing to travel to and from different locations.
The role supports Service Users social care in our domiciliary sector and general personal care who live within the community, a service that meets a Targeted and Goal focused Personal Individual Needs Approach.
You will be undertaking an active role in enabling and supporting Service Users, to maximize independence in the community in a manner that promotes: Respect, Equality and Diversity. You will be following the KCC Local policy – YOUR LIFE, YOUR WELL BEING -2016-2021 Care and Support in the home and will be required to participate in the on-call rota as required. Areas covered Maidstone, Paddock Wood, and surrounding areas.
We will pay for the initial DBS fee, currently £59.60 We will ask that you sign up to the automatic update service (£13 per year).
If you leave our emloyment within the first three months we will reserve the right to charge back all or a portion of the £59.60 but after three months there will be no charge.
No. We do not believe in our staff wearing uniform. if you were out in the community and just wanted to be part of it, would you want someone in uniform with you?
Neither would we. All our Staff wear is casual clothing to best suit the environment they are in, we do have a dress code in our staff handbook. Please look through this on our "STAFF" page
For domicillary care workers, you may be required to wear a tabbard that we provide. Some service users do not like staff to wear a uniform while others do.
To some degree, we have permanent, temporary and zero hours contracts to suit the services we provide. We will normally ask what hours you would like to work during the recruitment process and if successful we will endeavour to operate within this as best we can.
However the support we provide is completely flexible and tailored around each individual, so this can change and we do expect a degree of flexibility with our staff to enable us to provide the best service we can.
We have a great level of staff retention, and do firmly beleive that the hours, shifts and work we offer is right for each person
We work in many areas and with many people, it would not necessarily be an automatic exclusion but it may mean worknig in certain areas is not allowed due to the nature of the conviction.
We abide fully with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and all subsequent legislation, we work closely with many ex-offenders and like to think we can support everyone.
We will always assess every person on an individual basis with the information we have in front of us, and will never recruit with any discrimination or prejudice
No, we will provide all the necessary training to undertake the role including all induction to the standards of the Care Certificate and many other courses for the role.
Some of the best support workers come from varied and different backgrounds, we truly beleive in transferable skills and personal values.
If you have the right values and views we would love to hear from you.
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