Hours of work: Flexible
Working pattern: Full or Part-time
Closing date: Sunday 19 June 2022
For an informal discussion, please contact Sue Booker - Operations Manager on 01323 464470.
About the role
Are you interested in people? Do you want to make a difference to change someone's world and yours? Could you support someone who needs help to live their best life?
We are looking to recruit support workers who can encourage and enable adults with a learning disability and provide practical and compassionate support in all areas of daily living. Experience in care is not necessary - you just need to have the right values and a passion for supporting people to achieve greater independence.
Your role may include; supporting people out in the community, working alongside people to maintain and learn new skills, working within our respite unit where people come for short breaks, providing support to people who attend day support services, supporting with activities and providing personal care. A full training program is available to support you in your role - including medication, health and safety, Safeguarding and manual handling training. The opportunity to undertake the Care Certificate is also available.
We have jobs across the county in a variety of settings including, respite, day services, community support, support living and with our bank of relief staff - our county wide services are based in Bexhill, Eastbourne, Crowborough and Lewes. Full and part time positions available and some roles have a high degree of flexibility in working patterns.
If you are interested please call us for an informal chat - we'd love to hear from you!
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.
If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.
Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.
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.