Support Co-ordinator

Posted 27 October 2023
Salary £26,712.00
Job type Permanent
Discipline Social Housing Recruitment
Contact NameChloe Moss

Job description

We are currently partnering with a leading supported living Housing Association based in Kent, who are recruiting for a Support Co-Ordinator to join their growing team on a permanent basis.

This is a full-time position with a salary band of £26,712 and is due to start at the earliest convenance.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Carrying out weekly welfare checks on their 170 residents, being a friendly face for any questions or queries

  • Assisting residents with their day-to-day tasks, activities and medications

  • Advising on welfare and benefits

  • Arranging social activities and coffee morning, ensuring residents are active and get involved

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Compassionate and enthusiastic attitude towards work

  • Can work independently

  • Experience previously working with the elderly is highly desirable

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Staff flat provided for night shifts with communal area and amenities

  • A workplace pension scheme (4% employee/4% employer contribution)

  • An Employee Assistance Programme (Simplyhealth)- offering discounted gym memberships, 24/7 GP services, free counselling sessions and cash back on dentist, opticians and prescriptions, etc.

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave increasing to 7.6 weeks after 5 years’ service (including bank and public holidays)

  • A paid day off for your birthday

  • Up to twelve weeks sickness entitlement (based on length of service)

  • Reimbursement for professional memberships

  • Flexible and hybrid working options

  • Unlimited access to our Refer a Friend Scheme (£200 reward per referral)

  • Full training and support with your professional development

  • Free eye tests for those staff who use display screen equipment on a daily basis

  • Free uniform & DBS check

  • Free onsite parking

  • Access to and reimbursement of cost of Blue Light Card providing online and instore discounts across well-known retailers

  • Reimbursement of cost of flu vaccinations

Working hours:

  • 39 hours per week on a 6 week rota basis

  • One weekend every 6 weeks

  • Two night shifts per week 5pm-8.30am

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

At James Andrews Recruitment Solutions we try to respond to all applications personally, however, due to the high volume of applications this is not always possible. If you have not heard back from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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