Hours of work: 15 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time
Closing date: Friday 02 July 2021
Interview date: To be arranged
For an informal discussion, please contact Mark Rix -Service Manager or Marc Dulake -Team Leader or Lee Martell - Team Leader on 01424 726770
About the role
Would you like to make a difference to a person's life?
Are you looking for something different but worried you don't have the right skills?
Whether you have previously worked with people with Learning Disabilities or are you looking for a complete change of career, we believe that everyone has something to offer the people we support. Life skills, the right attitude and a general desire to help people to live fulfilling lives are the most important characteristics of a support worker.
Your core values are what interests us about you most. We can support you to learn the necessary skills as you will receive excellent training opportunities and support through induction and supervision as part of our commitment to you.
The role will be full of variety. No two days are the same in this rewarding role.
At Beeching Park as a support worker you will part of a team of support workers providing responsive support to help people with a learning disability to purse their chosen life style and connect with their community.
This position is graded at Single Status 5 with scale points of 12 to 13, which equates to £19,698 - £20,092 per annum for a full time position. This post is for 15 hours per week and we currently operate 4 days a week excluding Wednesday's. You will need to available to work between the hours of 8am and 7.30pm on a rota basis.
Beeching Park caters for up to 75 people a day. We run a range of sessions both building and community based supporting our clients to build community links, learn life skills and develop an understanding of health, wellbeing and leisure.
For further information or discussion please contact Mark Rix (Service Manager), Marc Dulake or Lee Martell (Team Leaders) on 01424 726770.
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.