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Support Worker - Learning Disability Services

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ESCC/21/155868
  • Published: Mon 21/06/2021, 11:40 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 25/06/2023, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings, Part Time, Weekends
  • Hours: 22.5 hours per week, Various contracts available from 15, 22.5 and 30 hours per week.
  • Salary: £20,495 to £20,903 pro-rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: East Sussex

Hours of work: Various contracts available from 15, 22.5 and 30 hours per week.
Working pattern: Part-time. 

Shifts are arranged on a two week rolling rota which includes a pattern of early shifts 07:30 - 15:15, late shifts 14:45 - 22:00 and working every other weekend.

Interview date: Applications will be reviewed as received. You will be contacted to arrange an interview if you meet the essential criteria for the post.

For an informal discussion, please contact Leah Phillips, Service Coordinator, 01273 336580.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Support Workers to join our team.

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, 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!

Change your world and theirs.

If you wish to complete an offline application please could you send the completed form (which is attached to this advert) to recruitmentsupport@eastsussex.gov.uk

You can find out more about working in Adult Social Care by visiting our recruitment pages.

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How to Apply

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Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ESCC/21/155868
  • Published: Mon 21/06/2021, 11:40 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 25/06/2023, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings, Part Time, Weekends
  • Hours: 22.5 hours per week, Various contracts available from 15, 22.5 and 30 hours per week.
  • Salary: £20,495 to £20,903 pro-rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: East Sussex

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