Full & Part Time Support Workers – Hastings

Do you want to be a hero? Would you like to be part of a team who, every day, go out of their way to make other people smile and enjoy the world around them?

We are looking for people who are passionate about enjoying life to join the teams who work here at Martha Trust. We are dedicated to ensuring that the special people we care for have every opportunity to live lives as normal and fulfilling as possible, and that they feel safe, supported and respected

As a big thank you and to show our appreciation to all of our valued Support Workers; from January 2022 our hourly rate increased to £9.55 for a range of day or night shifts and £10.05 for weekends. We also pay increased rates for Overtime and Bank Holiday shifts.

Full and Part time Support Workers required – Night or Weekend only Contracts are also Available!

You do not need any experience, but you do need to be willing to learn, to work hard, and to be a team player. You will have an interest in caring for others and an enthusiasm for supporting others to reach their full potential.

Could you help make a difference by joining our dedicated and vibrant team?!

You will be working in a friendly environment where teamwork and individual support are high priorities. You will be responsible to the Nurse in charge for providing and maintaining a homely atmosphere and will need a keen interest in caring for people, ensuring that the rights and dignity of our residents are respected at all times.

Our homes are lively and busy, where no two days are the same! As well as providing personal care, you will be supporting people to take part in a range of activities, including hydrotherapy, supportive crafts, walks by the sea, bowling trips, horse carriage riding, ice skating and lots more.

About you

You will hold the values we have here at Martha Trust – to support, respect, encourage and show compassion to all those around you.

Ideally you will have a flexible approach to shift work including weekends. But, we are also looking for people who prefer nights or want to work just weekends.

A full driving license and the ability to drive our minibuses on a regular basis would be an advantage, but is not essential.

Successful applicants will enjoy excellent working conditions, structured training and support, competitive salary, pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement and genuine opportunities for professional development.

In addition, we provide:
• Free parking on site
• Paid Breaks
• Toast, Tea and Coffee provided while on shift
• Uniform
• DBS paid for by Martha Trust on offer
• Long Service Awards – monetary bonus’s and additional annual leave
• Paid Drivers incentive
• Care Certificate and access to NVQ Training
• Health Care scheme with access to 24 hour support and advice
• Perkbox – a perks discount scheme with access to over 1000 deals and discounts
• Treats to make you smile such as ‘Cake Friday’ and Sausage Sunday
• Monthly themed days on site for all staff and residents
• Refer a Friend payment scheme
• Staff Listening Group – have a say in how decisions are made
• Annual Staff Questionnaire – feedback to the management team on what has worked and how we can improve as an employer

How to Apply

If you are looking for more than just a job, please call us on 01304 626926 for a full job pack or apply online.

If after application you do not hear back from us within 10 working days please assume you have been unsuccessful for the role at this time.

Martha Trust does not discriminate against the people it serves or employs on grounds of gender, marital status, race, disability or age.

All appointments are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

In line with the legal requirements that came into effect on 11th November 2021, we do require all employees of Martha Trust to provide details of their Covid-19 vaccination status.

We look forward to hearing from you very soon!

To apply for this role, please use the buttons below to apply online, or download and complete a job application form and return it to HR Department, Martha Trust, Homemead Lane, Hacklinge, Deal, Kent CT14 0PG or email it to hr@marthatrust.org.uk.

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