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Senior Support Worker - Learning Disability Service

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/1257/9037
  • Published: Mon 29/06/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 12/07/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £21,702 - £22,330 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: TN6 1RG

Job introduction

Hours of work: 37 hours per week

Working pattern: Full-time, and working every other weekend.

Closing date: Sunday 12 July 2020

For an informal discussion, please contact Melise Butcher, Service Manager - 01273 336580.

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/MS Teams if this facility is available to you.

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!

You'll be working in a team supporting clients to achieve new daily living skills to enable them to live as independently as possible.

You will need to demonstrate;

  • Good communication skills.
  • The ability to problem solve, work independently and as part of a team.
  • An understanding of good practice and being a good role model.
  • The ability to manage your workload independently, plan and meet deadlines.
  • Your flexibility to carry out shift work, you will work one weekend in 2.
  • The ability to support individuals to develop skills, increase their independence and reach their goals.

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, 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!

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.

  

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  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/1257/9037
  • Published: Mon 29/06/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 12/07/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £21,702 - £22,330 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: TN6 1RG