Retirement Living Support Worker
Tonbridge - TN10

Job reference: NRD-CAS-007448

Location: Tonbridge - TN10

Closing date: 21/11/2017

Salary: £20,430 per annum pro rata (based on 37.5 hours per week)

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Care and Support

Hours per week: 22

Riverside are looking to recruit a part time Retirement Living Support Worker at Leslie Tew Court in Tonbridge, Kent, working 22 hours per week. Working hours will be across Monday to Friday between the times of 9am and 5pm.

As a Retirement Living Support Worker you will be responsible for the delivery of individual, positive outcome focused support packages to customers of Riverside’s Retirement Living schemes, ensuring that the support service promotes empowerment and independence proactively working with customers to achieve their personal support outcomes.

Key responsibilities include but not limited to (for full details please download the Job Description);

  • Delivering a ‘best practice’ support service appropriate to customer’s needs. Meeting clearly defined outcome targets through key-working, support plans, risk assessments and other interventions.

  • Needs and risk assessments completed on time to the required frequency and standard.

  • To liaise with voluntary and statutory agencies to ensure that there is a provision of services that enhances the quality of life and supports independence.

  • Liaise with care professionals and hospital services to develop links and facilitate successful hospital admissions and discharges.



  • Experience of supporting older people within a community setting.

  • Experience of working with older and vulnerable client groups.

  • Experience of delivering structured support in either housing or social care.

  • Experience of using clear recording mechanisms.

  • IT literacy.


  • Formal care, support or housing qualification

  • A clean driving licence is desirable as the role will require travelling across multiple schemes.


The closing date for this job has now passed.