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Support Worker

Location:

Dover, Folkestone, Ashford, Herne Bay

Job Type:

Full Time (45hrs) & Part Time (30hrs) Available

Salary:

£11.46 - £11.91 per hour

About Us

At LDC Care Co we provide support to highly complex adults and it is what we do best. The Company is family run and has been in operation for the last 25 years employing approx.. 430 staff and growing in East Kent providing specialist care in more than 60 residential homes and supported living settings.


At LDC Care Co we understand that providing the best person-centred support provides the best opportunities for achieving life goals and personal milestones, and this has been our ethos since 1999.


Everything we do centres around our 4 Core Values: C A R E - Commitment, Accountability, Respect and Excellence. They are the foundations that everything else is built on and have been critical in us becoming the Company we are today.


With our multiple Care Quality Commission (CQC) ratings of ‘Outstanding’. We are proud of our ability to provide high quality care to individuals who have struggled to maintain other mainstream placements or have spent time within secure settings and reintegrate them back into the wider community to pursue social, personal or vocational development opportunities.

About The Role

We are looking for inspiring, friendly and caring individuals to join our fabulous care teams. You will need a real passion for supporting people to achieve their full potential and you will constantly be looking for opportunities to give new experiences to the people we support.


As a Support Worker at LDC Care Co no two days are the same. You will be supporting our service users with their range of hobbies and interests which range from going on holidays, pamper days, going to events, the cinema, theme parks to spending the day browsing the shops.


As a Support Worker with LDC Care Co, you will be trained to provide high-quality care via our comprehensive two-week induction programme at Head Office, but your learning does not stop there. LDC Care Co is committed to lifelong learning and has its own LDC Academy and provided with opportunities to develop your career in social care.


If you are looking for valuable career in social care then this could be the opportunity for you.

The Person

Ideally, you may have experience working within care settings and supporting adults with similar needs.


You may already hold formal qualifications in the care sector and want to now progress your career.


Or you may be completely new and would like to start a career in the social care sector.


The main thing we need to see from you is that you are a kind and caring individual, with strong ethical values which demonstrate an ability to support someone through the good times and the bad. Working in care can be tough, but the reward is huge.


If all this sounds like something you’d like to know more about, please get in touch by calling our recruitment team for a informal chat on 01303 276000, or if you prefer submit your CV to recruitment@ldccare.co.uk with your contact number.


If you are an international candidate who requires sponsorship, please apply by clicking https://www.getborderless.co.uk/apply/ldc-care 

What We Can Offer You

We provide a supportive forward-thinking workplace culture, filled with new and exciting opportunities.


As such, we offer the following as standard:

  • Sleep-In rates of £65 per night

  • Casual dress

  • £100 Join Us Incentive after successful completion of your probation.

  • Blue Light card – discounts on hundreds of high street products and services

  • Early Pay Service enabling you to take withdrawals on your accrued earnings.

  • Comprehensive two-week face to face Induction programme.

  • Further specialist courses to support your role within adult social care.

  • Fully funded courses from Level 2 to Level 7 in social care. Caution here – we don’t do Level 7 for Support Workers. Level 3 tends to be max, with Level 5 for management-level roles.

  • Automatic enrolment into NOW Pensions.

  • Genuine and achievable opportunities to develop your career in adult social care.


Day-to-day support from a friendly team of colleagues and highly experienced Registered Managers.

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