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Support Workers - Learning Disability Services

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/1257/8495
  • Published: Mon 11/05/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 03/12/2020, 10:03 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £19,698 - £20,092 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: TN6 1RG

Job introduction

Hours of work: Contracts are available from between 22.5 hours up to 37 hours a week.
Working pattern: Full-time or Part-time positions available.

Closing date: Applications will be reviewed on receipt and successfully shortlisted candidate will be contacted to arrange an interview.


Due to the current Covid-19 Pandemic we will contact you to agree the most appropriate method of interview and consideration will be given to holding interviews via Skype if this  available.

For an informal discussion, please contact Melise Butcher, Service Manager 01273 336730 or Leah Phillips, Service Coordinator 01273 336580.

About the role

Do you want to make a difference? Are you looking to join a team that promotes independence, individuality and enables people to live the life they want? If yes, then we would like to hear from you!

Our supported living service in Crowborough has been recently refurbished, there are four separate living areas where dedicated teams provide support to between three and four people.

The service is for adults with a learning disability, your role will involve working with clients to help them achieve new daily living skills to enable them to live as independently as possible.

The role is varied, supporting a range of tasks that include;

  • Being responsive to the individual needs and wishes of clients
  • Support with personal care
  • Support with medication
  • Support with domestic tasks such as; cleaning, shopping, cooking

As support is provided in the clients’ home and local area, driving is not a requirement for this role.

Worried that you don`t have the right skills? Our aim is to build a team where your uniqueness will enhance the service people receive. Whether you have previous experience in the field or you are new to working with people with learning disability, your life skills, great attitude and desire to support people to lead fulfilling lives is why we want to hear from you.

We are passionate about our staff, which is why we'll do everything we can to help you to develop both personally and professionally throughout your time with us.

In addition to a highly competitive salary, currently £10.36 an hour. We provide a thorough induction and on-going support, along with excellent training opportunities to help you reach your career goals. 

There’s an exciting range of staff benefits too, from our in-house health and wellbeing services to fantastic discounts and deals from major brands and local businesses, across a range retailers.

Never before has our work been so important to the people that rely on us being there. Come and join us and make a difference!

Change your world and theirs.

Additional information

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

Company information

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

  

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/1257/8495
  • Published: Mon 11/05/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 03/12/2020, 10:03 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £19,698 - £20,092 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: TN6 1RG