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Support Worker Job in Thanet - Sign Language Skills Desirable

Job Description

We are looking for professional, dedicated and experienced Support Workers who can offer commitment to delivering high quality care to our clients in the Thanet area.

You will need to have experience supporting clients with challenging behaviour, with basic levels of sign language highly desirable. It's essential you are confident delivering personal care with a mindful approach towards protecting the dignity of the individual and promoting their independence.

You will be working on either a 1-1 basis or within a small team of Support Workers based in a residential home in the Thanet area in Kent including Ramsgate, Margate and Brooskend.

It is also desirable that you have at least an NVQ2 / SVQ2 level qualification or equivalent in Health and Social Care.

Working as a Newcross Support Worker, we can offer you:


  • Salary up to £11.30/hr, paid weekly
  • Permanent, flexible hours contract
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free uniform and training through credits earned as you work
  • Criminal record check (DBS) cost refunded after initial period
  • Online area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips
  • 24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a year
  • Local line manager and branch support team
  • Recommend a friend scheme, paying up to £500 per successful referral

To be considered for this role, you must have:


  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months’ previous paid experience working in a care or nursing home in the UK within the last 3 years
  • Referee contact details for your current place of work, and for all employments in the past 18 months or your 3 most recent jobs
  • Full driving licence and access to a car essential
  • Experience of clients with challenging behaviour
  • NVQ2 / SVQ2 in Health and Social Care highly preferable.

Click the Apply Now button to begin your application.

If you cannot apply online, please callApply Now >>. Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing in this job advert is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way.



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