Community Support Worker

Job reference
ASC03595
Location
Countywide
Salary
£17,972 to £18,672 per annum
Closing date
Sunday 24 February 2019
Organisation
East Sussex County Council
Department
Adult Social Care
Contract type
Permanent
Work pattern
Full time
Job type
Care and Social Work

Hours of work: 37 hours per week (Monday - Thursday 9-5 Friday 9-4.30pm) (No weekend work but some flexibility may be required)

Working pattern: Full-time

Interview date: To be confirmed

If you would like to rise to this exciting challenge, apply on line.

For an informal discussion and more details, please contact Mandy Prior DPS Manager  01323  432340

About the Role

We are looking to recruit 6 Community Support Worker to join our existing Primary Care Team

This service aims to:

Assist patients with complex needs to attend medical appointments, avoiding GP Home visits and hospital ' Do Not Attends' ( DNA)  

Provide flexible and responsive short term interventions to patients with complex needs ( and their carers)

Identify and support carers not previously known to Primary Care Services

Develop the skill mix amongst Primary Care professionals

Promote the use of assistive technology

Empower patients to manage their medical appointments and health conditions independently

Work directly with GP Surgeries

We will support you to develop in the role by providing an induction programme, shadowing, mentoring and training.

This role involves working countywide , mileage will be paid, business insurance is required  

Available documents

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Additional information

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 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.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. 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.

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 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.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. 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.

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