Warehouse Operative – based in Smarden (outskirts of Ashford)- Premier Coatings

Monday to Friday 08.00 – 16.30 – Temp £10.42 per hour

Transport required due to location, is 15 minutes outside Ashford and the same from Maidstone.

Job Description:

This is a fantastic Warehouse/Workshop with a great family feel who are looking for a warehouse person to do a variety of tasks such as:

Normal duties will include (but not exclusive)

  • Picking & Packing.
  • Handling products.
  • Working on the lines.
  • Working in pairs wrapping industrial butyl tape and waterproof products.
  • Unwrapping and wrapping pallets.
  • Checking in goods.
  • Experience in a warehouse environment.
  • Ability to carry out continual heavy lifting.
  • Knowledge of goods in and goods out scanning systems.

This is an immediate start and ongoing steady work with NO WEEKENDS and weekly pay and is temp to perm so guaranteed work.

You must have experience in working in a warehouse environment and be able to lift and active.

Major Recruitment is operating as an Employment Agency for our client for this particular role. By applying you give consent for your data to be handled and processed under GDPR Legislation for the purpose of your current employment search.

We are pleased to receive a significant number of applications for most roles advertised. We are therefore unable to respond to individual applicants unless shortlisted. If you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Major Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer. All of our current vacancies are on our website.


Deputy Manager – Children’s Residential Home

We are looking for a Children’s Home Deputy Manager to join an outstanding Children’s Home. Salary: £30,000 – £36,000 per annum.

Location: Ashford Kent

Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time

The organisation specialises in providing best-in-class care and support for children and young people who have complex needs. They endeavour to create a home environment that exceeds the needs of the children and young people, enabling them to express their characters, feel safe, and enrich their lives. Working as a Children’s Home Deputy Manager,

you must be willing to go above and beyond for the children and young people, ensuring that they have an experience of childhood that they can reflect upon and carry with them into adulthood. In return, you will be rewarded with a career defining opportunity to impact on an ambitious and growing organisation that is committed to staff retention, development, and equality.

Apply today to express your interest and find out more about the opportunity. Should it not be of interest to you, we are representing many different organisations in the local area, all of which offer fantastic opportunities that can be discussed with you.

Flexible working pattern, providing you with an optimal work-life balance.

* Best-in-class training and development including the opportunity to complete the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management.

* Genuine investment in your career with the opportunity to progress into a Children’s Home Registered Manager position. Requirements

* Recent experience working either as a Children’s Home Deputy Manager or as a Senior Children’s Residential Support Worker in a Children’s Home.

* Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management (or equivalent qualification). * Level 4 Diploma for Children, Young People and Families Practitioner (or equivalent qualification). * Full UK Driving Licence


Childrens Residential Home Manager

OFSTED Registred/Home Manager – based in Ashford – £50,000 – £65,000 plus bonus

Location: Ashford Kent

A beautiful home in a lovely location with a very therapeutic approach, the service provider have a fantastic relationship with the local community and their homes are to a very high standard

The children are ranging from 5 – 15 with complex care needs.

As a Home Manager, you will implement and work in accordance with all aspects of the Statement of Purpose for your home and have a thorough understanding of the regulations and legislation which set the standards within a Children’s Home setting.

You will be an effective partnership builder, working with parents, carers and other professionals to safeguard and promote the welfare of young people. You will support and offer supervision to staff in line with regulations and ensure that the safeguarding of young people remains at the forefront of practice, and young people remain consulted about the quality of care they receive.

*Full job description available on request


  • You must have recent experience working within the residential sector at registered manager level within a children’s residential service
  • A Certified Diploma Level 3 or 4 in Residential Child Care (Children and Young Peoples Workforce) or equivalent as a minimum
  • Thorough understanding of the regulations and legislation which set the standards within a Children’s Home setting
  • Ability to work closely with Responsible Individual and key individuals within the strategic partnership
  • Substantive experience in a Managerial role including supervisory experience
  • A Certified Diploma Level 5 Leadership and Management qualification or equivalent, or a willingness to work towards completing this
  • Experience in leading and supervising a team within a Residential Child Care setting
  • Full UK Manual Driving Licence


Healthcare Assistant – Ashford (Kent)

Healthcare Assistants in the Adult Care Home Sector

Location: Kent, Ashford

Hiring on Behalf of a Client

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of adults in need of care and support? Join our dedicated team at our Adult Care Home in Ashford, Kent. We are seeking compassionate and resilient Healthcare Assistants to provide essential care and assistance to our residents. Your role will involve offering support in a variety of settings within our care home, ensuring the well-being and comfort of our residents.

Desired Experience:

  • Prior experience as a healthcare assistant or similar role in the adult care sector.
  • Experience working with individuals requiring specialized care, including those with complex physical and health needs.
  • Familiarity with providing care and support to adults with varying levels of needs and challenges.

Desired Knowledge:

  • A solid understanding of adult development and their physical and emotional requirements.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build rapport and communicate effectively with residents.
  • Knowledge of safeguarding principles and relevant legislation related to adult care.

Desired Skills:

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in maintaining accurate records.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Keen observation abilities.
  • Team player mindset and the ability to collaborate effectively.
  • Proficiency in report writing and presentation.
  • Skills in negotiation, de-escalation, risk management, and planning.

Desired Qualifications:

  • NVQ Level 2 in Adult Care or equivalent qualification, or a willingness to work towards this certification.
  • Care certificates or equivalent training in adult care and support.


  • Implement and follow risk reduction plans to ensure resident safety.
  • Identify and promptly report concerns, following established procedures.
  • Attend relevant meetings and conferences as required.
  • Maintain accurate records of concerns or incidents.
  • Promote residents’ well-being and encourage participation in activities.
  • Participate in shift rotations.
  • Collaborate with professionals and attend review and planning meetings.
  • Ensure visitor vetting and logging.
  • Handle telephone inquiries.
  • Implement and review residents’ care plans.
  • Report missing residents to relevant authorities.
  • Intervene physically if necessary to ensure resident safety.
  • Adhere to all policies, standards, and legislation related to adult care.

If you are dedicated, compassionate, and committed to providing exceptional care to adults in need, we invite you to apply for our Healthcare Assistant positions in the Adult Care Home Sector. Join us in making a meaningful difference in the lives of our residents.


Support Worker – Kent – Ashford

Position: Support Worker
Location: Ashford, Kent
Salary: £25,000 – £30,000

About the Company:
We’re currently recruiting on behalf of our esteemed client in Ashford, Kent, who is searching for dedicated Support Workers to join their team. Our client is committed to delivering exceptional care and support services to individuals in need, fostering a positive and empowering environment for both employees and residents.

Role and Responsibilities:
As a Support Worker, you’ll play a vital role in enriching the lives of individuals under our client’s care. Your duties will include:

  • Offering direct support to residents, assisting with day-to-day activities, personal care, and emotional well-being.
  • Building and maintaining positive relationships with residents, encouraging their social participation and independence.
  • Collaborating with the team to devise and implement individualized care plans.
  • Keeping precise and comprehensive records of interactions and observations.
  • Upholding the values and standards set by both our agency and the client.


  • Prior experience as a Support Worker or in a similar caregiving role.
  • A sincere passion for providing compassionate care to vulnerable individuals.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work seamlessly within a team.
  • Flexibility to accommodate varying shifts and adapt to changing resident needs.
  • Ideally, holding relevant certifications or training in social care (though training could be provided for the right candidate).
  • Full UK driving license preferred.


  • A competitive salary within the range of £25,000 – £30,000, dependent on experience and qualifications.
  • The opportunity to make a meaningful impact on individuals’ lives within a supportive environment.
  • Ongoing training and professional development to enhance your skills.
  • The chance to work with a reputable organisation dedicated to the well-being of both residents and staff.

If you’re enthusiastic about making a significant difference in the lives of individuals who require support and are searching for a rewarding career prospect, we encourage you to apply. Join the team of our client in Ashford, Kent, and contribute to a community-oriented approach to care.