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Rehabilitation Support Worker

Hours of work: 12-36 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time, Part-time

Closing date: Sunday 4 December 2022

For an informal discussion, please contact Vickie Barnes, Intermediate Care Manager on 01323 466451 or Kristen Palaj, Deputy Manager on 01323 464419

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 Rehabilitation Support Worker might be for you. You do not need any experience, just a desire to make a difference.

As a Rehabilitation Support Worker, you can make a real difference to a person’s life by attending to the small and personal details that really matter. You will provide practical assistance to clients by helping them perform daily tasks whilst enabling them to get back to being independent. You will also be there to provide emotional support to promote client’s health and mental wellbeing.

“There are a whole range of different skills people can bring to the role. I find the work very rewarding and enjoy the variety this type of work brings”. Gary, Day Service Support Worker

We are looking for candidates who:

•         Have a positive attitude

•         Are self-motivated

•         Are kind and caring

•         Are physically able to carry out all tasks as required

•         Have a commitment to training and personal development

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 email it to recruitmentsupport@eastsussex.gov.uk

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

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/96414/28850

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Eastbourne

  • Salary
  • £21,968 - £22,368 per annum pro rata

  • Closing date
  • 04/12/2022

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council

  • Department
  • Adult Social Care and Health

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 12-36

  • Job type
  • Care - Adults