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Support Worker – Learning Disability Services

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ESCC/21/143336
  • Published: Mon 15/02/2021, 9:50 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 28/02/2021, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 2 hours per week
  • Salary: £19,698 to £20,092 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: East Sussex

An exciting opportunity has arisen for  Sleep-in Support Workers to join our Supported Living Team.

Sleep-in shifts are available at our Supported Living scheme in Eastbourne where 9 adults with a learning disability live independently in their own flats. This scheme operates on a 3 week rota - available shifts are;

Week 1 - Thursday, Friday & Saturday nights.

Week 2 - Monday & Friday nights.

Week 3 - Monday & Saturday nights.

We also have Sleep-in shifts available in our Supported Living scheme in Ringmer where 6 adults live in a shared house. This scheme operates on a 2 week rota, the available shifts are;

Week 1 - Thursday, Saturday & Sunday nights.

Week 2 - Monday, Saturday & Sunday nights.

Sleep-in rooms are totally secure with locked doors, a bed and clean bedding and toilet and shower facilities solely for staff use.

While the Sleep-in role is predominately lone working, you will have access to support from an on-call manager at all times.

The role requires you to carry out some support tasks an hour before sleeping in (21:30 - 22:30) and for an hour the following morning (06:30 - 07:30). *start and finish times vary slightly between schemes.

Generally you will not be disturbed during the sleep-in element of  the shift (22:30 - 06:30) however should a client require support during this time the hours worked can be claimed separately if you are required to work.

To fulfil this role you will need to demonstrated that you are;

  • Able to be responsive to the individual needs and wishes of clients
  • Able to provide occasional support with personal care
  • Able to provide support with medication
  • Willing to completed general domestic tasks
  • Able to complete client records
  • Able to complete records relating to health and safety checks

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, which is further enhanced for night time working, 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.

Come and join us and make a difference!

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  • Job Description & Person Specification
  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ESCC/21/143336
  • Published: Mon 15/02/2021, 9:50 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 28/02/2021, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 2 hours per week
  • Salary: £19,698 to £20,092 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: East Sussex

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