Working for us | Compaid | Meeting the changing needs of disabled people

We are currently recruiting for:

 

Passenger Assistant – Maternity Cover

Temporary Role Jan 2021 – Sept 2021

Term time only 20 hours per week Mon – Fri – 7.30am – 9.30pm & 2.30pm – 4.30pm Daily

Salary £8.84 per hour

Based in New Ash Green Kent

 

This an interesting role involving escorting SEN children to and from school.  The successful candidate will need to have experience of looking after children, be patient and calm and have excellent communication skills.

The position requires an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Services Check (DBS) and attendance of  a Kent County Council approved Passenger Assistant training course (both arranged by Compaid).

Closing date for applications is Thursday 29th October 2020.

A full job description can be downloaded here.

Passenger Assistant – Maternity Cover

 

 

Drivers – Flexible Hours

Up to £18,500 gross annual depending on hours worked

To cover areas in West Kent, North West Kent, Ashford and Sittingbourne

 

Due to a new opportunity within the charity, we are recruiting professional drivers to cover our work within the county of Kent.  Must be prepared to travel to collect vehicles as required.

This is an interesting and varied role driving one of our specially adapted vehicles transporting disabled and other vulnerable people to pre-arranged destinations.

The skills required for this role include:

  • the ability to work to agreed schedules,
  • confident and adaptable when dealing with disabled people
  • able to deal with unexpected situations as they arise.
  • excellent communication skills
  • calm and patient manner are essential.

To be considered for this role you must have at least 2 years professional driving experience with a clean full UK driving licence which includes category D1 with no restriction and Driver CPC card.

An enhanced DBS check is required (arranged by Compaid).

A Government approved NEST Pension scheme is offered to all staff and benefits include four weeks paid annual leave.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 12th November 2020.

A full job description can be found here: Flexible Hours Driver

 

To apply for any of the above roles,  please complete the application form found here:

Transport Services Application form

 

 

Digital Skills Trainer (supporting disabled people) – Paddock Wood

 5 hours per day – Mon, – Fri – 9.45am – 3.15pm 

12 month contract

£11,492 gross annual salary

 

We have a new and exciting opportunity to support vulnerable and disabled clients using Digital Skills.  We are looking for a trainer to deliver this provision with part of the time working from home remotely by video link, and the remainder in person in our dedicated training centre in Paddock Wood.  Full information regarding this will be discussed during interview.

The aim is to help individuals to gain in confidence and ability, and to maximise their social, creative and learning potential.  This has become especially crucial during the current COVID pandemic as it has never been more important to be able to interact with the outside world especially if shielding or self-isolating for health reasons.

The successful candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively and empathetically with people of varied ability and ages.  They should be able to explain how to use computers, programmes and apps in a plain down to earth manner.     Excellent organisational skills and a willingness to undertake required training are also crucial to this role.

Candidates must have a good knowledge of digital skills and have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of providing training or support to others.

Full induction and training will be provided, and benefits include four weeks holiday pay (pro rata), and a Government approved NEST pension scheme is available to all employees.

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check is required (arranged by Compaid).

Closing date 10th November 2020.

A full job description can be found here: Digital Skills Trainer

To apply for this role, please complete the application form found here: Application for Employment

 

 

 

 

Applications to be returned to Judith Williams H R Administrator: email: judith.williams@compaid.org.uk

Please note that CV’s alone are not acceptable.  No recruitment agencies please.

 

Compaid is a Disability Confident employer