Hours of work: 15 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time
Fixed term for: 12 months as additional resource as a trial period
Closing date: Sunday 4 December 2022
Interview date: TBC
For an informal discussion, please contact James Askew - JCR Duty Coordinator on 01424 725692
About the role
Do you want to make a difference to others?
Are you organised, versatile and have an eye for detail?
We are looking for a Duty Senior Support Worker to join our team - Joint Community Rehabilitation Service - Hastings and Rother.
This role is instrumental to us being able to provide a high-quality service to our clients. The Duty Senior Support Worker is the first point of contact for clients, Support Workers and other professionals. You will be expected to screen referrals, deal with queries and provide a comprehensive handover to the rest of the team.
For this role you will need:
- Good communication skills
- Good problem-solving skills
- Ability to remain calm under pressure
- Strong ICT Skills
- The ability to balance and prioritise a range of different responsibilities
The Joint Community Rehabilitation Service (JCR) is a community service provided by a team of care workers, therapists and nurses. It is a partnership between East Sussex County Council’s Adult Social Care and East Sussex Healthcare Trust.
The aim of our service is to help people remain in their own homes and stay independent by providing them with a time-limited intensive community rehabilitation programme in their own home.
You will be expected to triage referrals and arrange admissions into our service, deal with queries, and provide a comprehensive handover to the rest of the team.
The role may involve some shift and weekend working but is predominately weekdays between 9-5.
What we can offer you:
- Good pension contribution.
- 23 days annual leave plus 2 Christmas Concessionary days and 8 days bank holiday entitlement if full time.
- Fantastic free training opportunities.
- Wellbeing initiatives and discounts.
- Being part of well-respected team with full induction support.
For an informal chat about the role, please give James Askew a call on 01424 725692.
For ESCC employees this post is offered as a secondment opportunity. If you wish to apply as a secondment, please ensure you have the agreement of your line manager before submitting the application.”
Change your world and theirs. Join us as a Duty Senior Support Worker in the JCR team.
Hear first-hand how rewarding this role is by watching this short film of one of our support workers.
Meet one of our Support Workers in the Joint Community Rehabilitation team - YouTube
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.