Jobs with our partners

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Salary: £7.42 - £7.78 per hour

Hours: zero hours contract (days, evenings and alternative weekends)

Location: South West Kent or Medway

Driver's licence required: a licence is required and access to a car. Mileage allowance is paid.

Experience required: preferably candidates must have an NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care, and 2 years experience

Enhanced DBS check: required

Carers First are looking to recruit staff for their children and adult services. They support children and adults with an illness or disability, in their home or out in the community to participate in activities. Home and Community Care Workers provide a respite break for carers, while supporting their cared for person one to one in a meaningful activity tailored to their needs.

The posts based in Medway are to support adults and children, with posts in South West Kent supporting mainly adults.

Benefits include a healthcare plan, childcare vouchers and training.

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To apply, visit the Carers First website or email HRAdministration@carersfirst.org.uk.

Hours: full and part time available (day and night shifts)

Location: 7 St Michael’s  Road, Maidstone, Kent ME16 8BS

Experience required: access to NVQ Level 2 and 3 qualifications, experience not essential

Enhanced DBS: required

Lukestone Care Home is looking for Health Care Assistants to work night shifts and day shifts.

Nellsar Limited is an Equal opportunities Employer

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To apply, call Karen Wilkins (Registered Manager) on 01622 75 58 21.

Hours: full, part and bank time available

Location: Abbotsleigh Care Centre, Staplehurst, Tonbridge

Experience required: you will need to be a qualified registered nurse with a valid PIN

Enhanced DBS check: required

Nellsar Ltd are looking for a professional, dynamic and motivated nurse to join their team.

You will be managing a team of care staff in order to ensure that our residents receive appropriate and timely care at Abbotsleigh Care Centre, which is a 61 bedded dementia and frail elderly nursing home in Staplehurst, Kent.

You will be responsible for welcoming and admitting new residents, care planning and medication. Once you have settled into your role there will be additional development opportunities linked to your personal interests, such as tissue viability link nurse, key person for medication ordering, key lead for infection control, end of life care and more.

Key skills you will have are:

  • caring attitude
  • communication skills, both written and verbal
  • ability to foster and develop communication with external agencies
  • up to date clinical skills
  • proven professional development
  • ability to manage your workload and maintain standards.

Nellsar Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

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To apply, call Paula Persaud (Registered Manager) on 01580 89 13 14 or Jinu Jose on 07950 80 29 93.

Salary: volunteer

Location: various locations

Are you able to support children and vulnerable adults who have been arrested by the police? Vulnerable people detained in custody often need support and guidance, and a caring hand to ensure they are treated properly and fairly. Usually parents will attend, but there are times when they can't. This is when Kent Police call on our volunteers to fulfil this crucial role. The Police cannot proceed without an appropriate adult.

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To find out more about how you can make a difference, visit the Young Lives Foundation website or call Amy Jones or Lisa Warne on 01622 69 34 59.

Hours: sessional hours

Location: various

Kent Adult Education have a wide range of courses and are always interested to hear from anyone who has got a passion for their subject and would be interested in teaching in a friendly and welcoming environment where we aim to ensure everyone reaches their potential.

At this time we are particularly looking for complementary therapies, art and craft including jewellery making, creative writing, early years, fitness and yoga, GCSE maths, IT and bookkeeping, European languages, guitar and psychology.

Working as a part time tutor in Kent Adult Education gives you the flexibility to work at a variety of times, venues and gain experience of community education. We have a supportive induction and training process in place to help you settle in and be successful.

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Read more information and apply online via the Kent Adult Education website.

Salary: dependant on experience and skills

Hours: full time and part time hours available, day or night shifts.

Location: Abbotsleigh Care Centre, Staplehurst, Tonbridge

Enhanced DBS check: required

Key skills you will have are:

  • caring nature
  • experience of caring for people
  • well motivated
  • good communication
  • strong interpersonal skills

Your Nellsar colleagues will support you to develop your professional skills through induction and supervision so that you are competent and confident to work safely.

Nellsar Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

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To apply, call Paula Persaud (Registered Manager) on 01580 891314.

Salary: dependent upon experience

Hours: full and part time (day and night shifts)

Location: South West Kent or Medway

Driver's licence required: a licence is required and access to a car. Mileage allowance is paid.

Experience required: previously worked with dementia patients and hold a NVQ Level 3 or equivalent

Enhanced DBS check: required

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual to join our care team at Abbotsleigh Care Centre which is a 61 bedded home with a dementia and  residential Unit.

You will have:

  • experience of working in a care home setting
  • excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • a caring attitude
  • ability to work unsupervised whilst providing all aspects of personal care for our residents

You will be able to manage a team of carers for a shift, induct and supervise junior staff and administer medication.  However training will be given to develop these skills if needed.

Opportunities for further training and development are available within Nellsar Ltd.

Nellsar Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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To apply for this role please call Paula Persaud (Home Manager) 01580 89 13 14 or  Jinu Jose 07950 80 29 93.

Salary: dependent upon experience

Hours: full time

Location: Abbotsleigh Care Centre, Staplehurst, Tonbridge

Experience required: previously worked with dementia patients

Enhanced DBS check: required

Do you enjoy the dynamic environment of a care home setting, where resident care is the central focus of your working day? Do you have experience working with people who have dementia or do you believe you have the special qualities to make a valuable difference to peoples’ lives?

You will need to have excellent communication skills and be able to confidently liaise with residents, their loved ones, your colleagues and external providers/the general public, especially for arranging those special activities/events. You need to be enthusiastic, passionate, responsible, well organised, creative and demonstrate high levels of initiative. You need to be flexible enough to understand that all individuals have different needs and therefore every day is different. If you have a musical talent – even better!

Nellsar Ltd is an equal opportunities Employer.

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To apply please call Marcos Menager (Registered Manager) 01580 891314.

Salary: £8.09 per hour (Monday to Friday 8am to 9pm), £10.11 per hour (Monday to Friday 9pm to 8am), £12.14 (weekends) and £16.18 (bank holidays)

Hours: 20 hours (extra hours may be available)

Location: South West Kent or Medway

Driver's licence required: a licence is required and access to a car. Mileage allowance is paid.

Experience required: preferably candidates must have an NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care, and experience within the care sector

Enhanced DBS check: required

Carers FIRST is recruiting Home and Community Care Support Workers supporting the short break services team within their growing organisation.

They are looking to recruit caring, friendly and committed staff to join their team to provide support to carers in their home or out in the community. Their service is to provide care and support for the cared for person to enable carers to have a break. They deliver a holistic practical and personal support service for carers and the person they care for, including children and adults with a range of needs.

Our focus is person centred to meet the needs and requirements of the person. This may include support with personal care, keeping someone company and safe within their own home or taking the person out.

You will receive on-going training, regular supervision and appraisals.

Benefits include the option to join a workplace pension and Benenden Healthcare. Uniform provided – including personal protective equipment and work mobile phone.

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Please contact recruitment@carersfirst.org.uk for an application pack, or if you would like to discuss this role confidentially.

Salary: starting salary wages negotiable

Hours: 30 hours per week (5 days a week, including Saturdays from 9am-3pm)

Location: Newlyn Residential Home, Ramsgate

Driver's licence required: a licence is required and access to a car. Mileage allowance is paid.

Experience required: minimum of two years experience as a Deputy Manager or previous manager of a residential setting and have completed NVQ 4 Care and NVQ RMA or QCF Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management (Residential Pathway) or equivalent.

Enhanced DBS check: required

Newlyn Residential Home offers residential care and day care for older people who require assistance with daily living activities.

We are seeking a full time Registered Manager to manage our care setting. Duties will include all aspects managing and running a 13 bed residential home for older people including liaising with other professionals on a need basis.

You must have excellent communication and IT skills and will also need to undertake paid training as part of your induction and personal development.

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For further information and to apply for this position please contact Lynne Martin on 01843 58 91 91.

Salary: £20,015 - £21,277 pro rata

Hours: 25 to 28 hours per week

Location: Medway

Driver's licence required: a licence is required and access to a car. Mileage allowance is paid.

Experience required: preferably candidates must have an NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care, and 2 years experience

Enhanced DBS check: required

We are seeking to recruit two Care Navigators, supporting the Medway operational team, based at a GP surgery or Health and Wellbeing Hub within the Medway locality.

The requirements of post will include providing expertise, engaging in national best practice, working collaboratively with statutory and voluntary sector partners. You will work as part of the Primary Health Care team within General Practice to promote the identification of clients who would benefit from support through partnerships, outreach, community connections, and networking.

Successful candidates need to provide a personalised service to clients based on the principles of trust, respect and dignity and be able to conduct assessments to identify need, provide appropriate support planning and review of outcomes. You will also need to offer information, advice, guidance, emotional and practical support that responds to identified client need. You will need to advocate on behalf of clients and empower self-advocacy and use a range of outcome based tools to evidence your work, identify gaps in provision and support continuous service development.

You will need to develop a strong understanding of data and outcomes recorded on our bespoke database, ensuring accurate records are maintained.

You will receive on-going training and regular supervision and appraisals.
Benefits include good holiday entitlement and the option to join a work place pension and Benenden Healthcare.

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If you are interested in the above position and have the skills and experience required for this role, please contact recruitment@carersfirst.org.uk for an application pack, or download an application pack from our website www.carersfirst.org.uk.

Salary: £28,922 pro rata

Hours: 37 hours per week (30 hours may be considered for the right candidate)

Location: remote/community working

Driver's licence required: a licence is required and access to a car. Mileage allowance is paid.

Experience required: preferably candidates must have an NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care, and 2 years experience

Enhanced DBS check: required

We seek to employ a Human Resources Manager, who can lead and specialise in all aspects of the human resources portfolio within the organisation. Working with the CEO and Senior Leadership team, you will manage and process the HR administration of the organisation, ensuring that policies are relevant, legal, appropriate and fit for purpose.

Owing to the nature of the role, you must be comfortable working autonomously and be able to communicate clearly with a passion to drive results. The successful candidate must also possess the ability to operate flexibly in a constantly changing environment.

The role will be required to work from any of our locations, whilst predominantly in Kent and regularly working from our Head Office in Strood. The candidate will need to travel to our satellite offices in Tonbridge/Lincolnshire and Waltham Forest on a regular but less frequent basis. Travel costs incurred would be reimbursed on a monthly basis

Benefits include good holiday entitlement and the option to join a work place pension and Benenden Healthcare.

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If you are interested in the above position and have the skills and experience required for this role, please contact recruitment@carersfirst.org.uk for an application pack, or please download an application pack from our website www.carersfirst.org.uk.

Salary: £19,450 pro rata

Hours: 37.5 hours (12 month contract)

Location: Ashford, Shepway and Swale.

Driver's licence required: a licence is required and access to a car.

Experience required: previous experience in identifying and meeting individual carers needs.

Enhanced DBS check: required

We are looking for professional individuals who are seeking a career within the volunteer sector.  The candidate must have the ability to provide appropriate up to date information and give advice guidance. Be able to complete an assessment directly with carers and coordinate their support in order to support them in their caring role.

You will need to be able to:

  • complete statutory carer’s assessments, carer’s star assessments and review assessments and support plans in line with the Carers Policy, the Care Act and organisational procedures
  • assess carers eligibility to access funded support, such as the CCG funded Primary Care Rapid Access Service and grants
  • work with carers to identify their needs, and support options to meet the needs of their demanding role
  • empower carers taking into account their views and feelings and well-being, help them to access support and treatment for the person they are caring for
  • support carers to develop confidence and skills to enable them to empower themselves and self-advocate
  • liaise with other organisations and agencies on behalf of carers
  • process and make referrals to and from other agencies (both statutory and non-statutory)
  • provide advice and guidance in relation to benefits and practical assistance to complete associated forms
  • undertake low level advocacy on behalf of carers
  • organise and facilitate support groups, activities and events for carers across the region with support from our activities coordinator
  • attend and contribute to networking events across the region to promote the service, raise awareness of carers and their needs and identify hidden carers
  • record carer contact and support information on database and information systems within agreed timeframes.

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For more information, please contact Sara@carers-ashford.org.uk for an application pack or call Maggie Pordage for a more informal chat on 01233 66 43 93.

Salary: £23,000 – £26,000

Hours: full time

Location: Dover (fixed term until August 2018), Swale (fixed term until 31 December 2017), and Tonbridge and Malling (maternity cover until 31 March 2018)

Experience required: previous experience in working with families

Enhanced DBS check: required

We are seeking to appoint Intensive Mentors as part of the HeadStart Kent programme.

We are looking for individuals who can make a real difference to the lives of children, young people and their families facing multiple challenges and disadvantages.  The candidates must have a professional background that give you the knowledge to work with families during these challenging circumstances.

While your background may be in social work, youth work, housing, community development or any other related area, we are particularly looking for highly motivated and talented individuals, experienced at working creatively, innovatively and respectfully to achieve change.

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For more information, please contact Sally Ward on 07725 59 57 37 or Hayley Young on 07702 51 81 28. You can download an application pack online.

Closing date: 14 August 2017

Salary: dependent on experience

Hours: full and part time posts

Location: Harrietsham and Snodland

Experience required: dependent on qualifications and previous experience

At the Hopyard we understand that everyone has different needs, and that disabilities affect people in very different ways; you’ll therefore provide tailored day-to-day support. Your role may also support people to become more involved in their local community and access employment and education opportunities. 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, where we support you to gain professional qualifications.Our benefits include a competitive pension scheme, generous holidays and excellent working conditions.

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.

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Please apply with your CV and cover letter to adam.tugwell@symbolfss.org or request an application form by email or phone: 01622 85 92 16.

Salary: £23,000 – £26,000

Hours: full time

Location: Dover (fixed term until August 2018), Swale (fixed term until 31 December 2017), and Tonbridge and Malling (maternity cover until 31 March 2018)

Experience required: previous experience in working with families

Enhanced DBS check: required

We are looking for individuals who can make a real difference to the lives of children, young people and their families facing multiple challenges and disadvantages.  The candidates must have a professional background that give you the knowledge to work with families during these challenging circumstances.

While your background may be in social work, youth work, housing, community development or any other related area, we are particularly looking for highly motivated and talented individuals, experienced at working creatively, innovatively and respectfully to achieve change.

Apply

For more information, please contact Sally Ward on 07725 59 57 37 or download an application pack online.

Closing date: 7 August 2017

Interviews: 11 August 2017