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JCR Support Worker

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

If you wish to complete an offline application please could you send the completed form (which is attached to this advert) to recruitmentsupport@eastsussex.gov.uk

You can find out more about working in Adult Social Care by visiting our recruitment pages.

Feel rewarded and help someone get back on their feet as you support them through a short rehabilitation programme.

You don’t need any experience, just a desire to make a difference. We will train you on the job, it won’t cost you a penny and there are lots of opportunities to progress.

The aim is to assist people who have had a spell of illness back to independence in their own home. Working alongside other professionals you may initially be providing some personal and intimate care, and giving emotional support to help clients regain the skills and confidence they need to manage these everyday tasks themselves.

There are permanent contracts available ranging from 18 to 30 hours per week, you will be required to have access to a car and to work alternate weekends and a mix of early and late shifts. Full time staff receive 24 days holiday plus bank holidays – this will be pro-rata for part time staff. The hourly rate is £10.62.

For an informal chat about role give us a call on 01323 466565.

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

It helps people to:

- remain in their own home and maximise their independence

- avoid going into hospital unnecessarily

- become independent as soon as possible after a stay in hospital

Change your world and theirs. Join us as a Support Worker in the JCR team.

Hear first-hand how rewarding this role is by watching this short film of one of our support workers.


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/1145/16524

  • Number of positions
  • 10

  • Location
  • Eastbourne

  • Salary
  • £19,698 to £20,092

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council

  • Department
  • Adult Social Care and Health

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 18-30

  • Job type
  • Care - Adults