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Support Worker - Learning Disability Services

Hours of work: 30 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time
Closing date: Sunday 9 October 2022
Interview date: TBC

For an informal discussion, please contact Gemma Wanstall on 01273 337520.

We are looking for a people person who enjoys building relationships with others.

Supporting people with a learning disability to increase their independence and have a positive impact on the life of another person. As an Adult Social Carer, you will go the extra mile to ensure our clients have a great day. Within the day service, you will be supporting people as part of a team in group activities, within the building and local community. Having a good sense of humour is key.

Whether you have previous experience in the field or you are new to working with people with a learning disability, your life skills, great attitude, and desire to support people to lead fulfilling lives is why we want to hear from you.

The opportunities are with our day service teams at St Nicholas, Lewes  We currently have part time hours available. Rate of pay is £10.24 to £10.44 per hour.

You will work a 7 ½ hour day with a shift pattern of 8.30am to 4pm and 12pm to 7.30pm  on a rota basis.

You will receive excellent support and training. Working for East Sussex County Council is rewarding and provides access to many career opportunities within a variety of different fields of work. As an employee of East Sussex County Council, you will have access to a range of staff benefits, for example, money off vouchers, wellbeing and health discounts, various loan schemes to name a few.

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.

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/1218/27063

  • Number of positions
  • 3

  • Location
  • Lewes

  • Salary
  • £20,433 - £21,269 per annum

  • Closing date
  • 09/10/2022

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council

  • Department
  • Adult Social Care and Health

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 30

  • Job type
  • Care - Adults