Support Worker, Eastbourne

Last update 2024-02-23
Expires 2024-03-23
ID #1966526630
Support Worker, Eastbourne
United Kingdom, East Sussex, Eastbourne,
Modified December 20, 2023


Are you interested in people?Do you want to make a difference to change someone's world and yours?Could you support someone who needs help to live their best life? We are recruiting Support Workers who can encourage and enable adults with a learning disability and provide practical and compassionate support in all areas of daily living. Experience in care is not necessary- you just need to have the right values and a passion for supporting people to achieve greater independence and to live life to the full. We have a range of full and part-time posts regularly available. Our Respite Services, located in Hailsham and Bexhill, are 24 hour services designed for people with learning disabilities to have a break, a holiday or somewhere safe to stay in a time of need. Our Community Support Service, located across the County, provides support to people living in the community, either on their own or in a Supported Living environment working towards helping people achieve their goals and promoting independence. Our day services are located in Bexhill, Eastbourne, Lewes and Crowborough. They operate 4 days per week offering a variety of sessions in the centre, or out in the community. Sessions include health and wellbeing, baking, art and creativity, multimedia, gardening, photography, nature and wildlife and music. Your role may include supporting people out in the community, working alongside people to maintain and learn new skills, supporting with activities and daily living skills, and providing personal care. A full training program is available to support you in your role - including medication, health and safety, Safeguarding and moving and handling training. The opportunity to undertake the Care Certificate is also available. We are looking for candidates who: Have a positive attitude towards the rights of people with learning disabilities Have excellent communication and organisational skills Are self-motivated Are physically able to carry out all tasks as required Are committed to providing support Willing to undertake training required to complete the job role Have an ethos of working together For an informal discussion, please contact Valerie Marchant, Service Manager on 01323 464400 If you would like to apply for this role please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button above. When completing your application be sure to address how you meet all the criteria in the person specification of the job description and reflecting on any relevant work / life experiences, education or personal interests. Interviews will take place in-person. Dates are to be arranged. Please note: If you require a visa, we cannot offer sponsorship for visa applications for this position. We offer a diverse range of benefits to help and support you during your employment. More information can be found on our

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Support worker

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