Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 14 March 2021
Interview date: Date to be arranged
For an informal discussion, please contact Caroline Levy Community Senior Support Worker /Mandy Prior Team Manager 01323 432340
About the role
We are able to offer an exciting opportunity for one full-time Senior Community Support Worker to join our existing team working within our Dementia Support Service.
Working within the Dementia Support Service you will be part of a supportive team promoting safety, inclusion and personalization to People living with Dementia and their Carers.
Our Dementia Post Diagnostic Services offers long term support to people living with Dementia, their families and Carers. You will be expected to visit adults and carers in their own home and work with them to promote choice, safety and independence to live well with Dementia and encourage them to make informed decisions for their future needs. Your role will include support, planning and collaborative working with other agencies.
Part of this role may involve supporting clients through the memory assessment process, supporting carers and completing carers' assessments, and may involve supporting Cared for adults to attend a community activity as a one off taster session; this will involve transporting adults in your own vehicle.
This role involves working countywide. A clean driving licence is a requirement. Business mileage will be paid.
You will be required to offer support and guidance to the team of Support Workers.
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 of retailers.
We provide full PPE and Weekly Covid testing.
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!
If you wish to complete an offline application please could you send the completed form (which is attached to this advert) to firstname.lastname@example.org
You can find out more about working in Adult Social Care by visiting our recruitment pages.
Weekend work is not required but some flexibility may be needed.
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.
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.
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.