Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time
Contract type: Fixed term
Closing date: Sunday 5 February 2023
For an informal discussion, Vickie Barnes (Intermediate Care Manager) 01323 466451 or Kristen Palaj (Deputy Manager) 01323 466466
About the role
Senior Rehabilitation Support worker
Do you want to supervise staff whilst encouraging them to maximise their potential? Do you want to help people to regain their independence and play a key part in getting them back on their feet? If you do, then being a Senior Rehabilitation Support Worker might be for you.
As a Senior Rehabilitation Support worker, you will be overseeing the day to day running of a unit at Milton Grange which can be a Mental Health/Dementia Rehabilitation & Assessment unit or a Generic Rehab unit which is supported with Physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and nurses. You will also line manage a staff team and work closely with the management team.
East Sussex is committed to the growth and development of our staff, and you will have a key role in upskilling and providing opportunities for your team.
A key aspect of the role working in a multi-disciplinary team, supporting clients with medication, supporting clients with personal care, and encouraging our clients to maximise their independence to enable them to return home after a short period of stay.
We are looking for candidates who:
- Are kind and caring
- Have a positive can-do attitude and are self-motivated.
- Have some experience in effectively leading a team.
- Who is self-motivated
- Is solution focused
- Has some experience in providing care and support to others
“I enjoy the variety of the role and working within a Multidisciplinary team and watching the clients progress during their stay. I love what I do and supporting my staff team”. Danielle, Senior Rehabilitation Support Worker
To apply for this role please follow the ‘Apply Now’ button above. When completing your application be sure to address how you meet the criteria as advertised drawing on any relevant work/life experience, education, or personal interests. Alternatively, you can complete the attached application form and drop this into Milton Grange, or e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Support Work is a privilege and offers the chance to turn kindness into a career. How often are you able to support another human being to regain their independence? In this job you can every day.
For work that makes a difference
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.