Closing date: Sunday 31 October
For an informal discussion, please contact Steph Arnold - Project & Support Officer on 01323 463943.
About the role
We require highly motivated people for our pool of Bank JCR Support Workers to provide ad-hoc support and cover. The post is part of a joint Adult Social Care & Health Team.
As a Support Worker you will visit people in their own homes, helping them to regain their independence and promoting quality of life. You will be implementing care, rehabilitation and exercise programmes working with occupational therapists and physiotherapists. You will also support the client with personal care activities such as washing / dressing and meal preparation. It is rewarding, varied work that allows caring people like you to really shine.
If you possess the following, we would be interested to hear from you:
· Ability to provide high quality personal care and support
· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
· Ability to work on own initiative and as a team member
On-going paid training and support will be provided. A variety of working patterns are available, with shifts from 7am to 1pm and 4pm to 10pm requiring cover.
Due to the nature of the post the applicant must be able to travel independently, have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes and hold a full clean driving licence. Mileage is paid for travel between clients.
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.