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Apprentice JCR Support Worker

Hours of work: 18 - 30 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time

Closing date: Sunday 31 July 2022

​If you are patient, kind and caring you could make a positive difference as a support worker.

You will learn skills for life by becoming a JCR Support Worker Apprentice.

This role is in the Joint Community Rehabilitation (JCR) team, JCR is a partnership between East Sussex County Council and East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.

JCR supports people at home becoming independent following a short reablement programme. Reablement is about teaching people to learn the skills how to get back to a level of independence following a period of illness. We will train you on the job and it won’t cost you a penny. You will then receive a certificate as an Adult Care Worker when you complete your apprenticeship and there are lots of opportunities to progress. Once you pass your apprenticeship you will be in a permanent role as a JCR Support Worker.

You don’t need any experience, just a desire to make a difference and a full driving licence.

For an informal chat about role give us a call on 01273 336600.

There are permanent contracts available for 18 - 30 hours per week.

Hear first-hand how rewarding this role is by watching this short film of one of our support workers and see our leaflets for more information about the service or role.

For the purposes of enrolment on to the apprenticeship training course, we cannot accept applications from candidates with a qualification equal to or above in a related subject, or with more than 12-24 months of work experience in a similar role.

This role is eligible for the ESCC Refer a Friend scheme. This means, if you have been recommended by your friend who is an ESCC employee to apply for this role, you need to state it in your application form. You could then both be eligible for an incentive payment. Ask your ESCC friend about the scheme.

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 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.


Equal Opportunities

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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  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/1111/21605

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Lewes

  • Salary
  • £20,043 to £21,269

  • Closing date
  • 31 July 2022

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council

  • Department
  • Adult Social Care and Health

  • Contract type
  • Fixed Term

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 30

  • Job type
  • Care - Adults