Support Worker, Brighton and Hove

Salary: £12.10 per hour

Hours: 21 - 37 hours per week

Location: Brighton & Hove

Closing Date: 18/06/2024

Job Description:

Are you a warm, caring person with practical life skills? Are you looking for a local role that fits your commitments and comes with variety, challenges and rewarding results, not to mention excellent benefits? Then make the move to Southdown as a Support Worker.

We’re looking for a new team member to join this service in Hove which is home to 2 adults with learning disabilities. Your role involves supporting people with their everyday needs e.g. personal care and cleaning their home as well as hobbies e.g. walks along the beach with a tea and cake pitstop, theatre trips, cycling, kayaking… and anything else that interests the clients.

You’ll be joining one of the largest providers of care, support and housing services in Sussex, which we’re proud to say we’ve been doing for over 50 years! In exchange, we can offer some great benefits such as

  • Salary above the Real Living Wage
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance (EAP), Free advice and counselling service
  • Access to Blue Light card
  • Health Care cash back scheme
  • Interest-free Loans
  • Life cover: For staff under the age of 65 years in our pension scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Access to the Easit Network
  • Free access to financial services and advice through Salary Finance
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Free Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
  • Support with Career Progression
  • Supportive working environment.
  • £100 reward for passing your probationary period

Holding a manual Driving Licence is essential for this role as we are looking for Drivers using our Service Vehicles

Southdown is a psychologically informed organisation where the well-being and happiness of our employees matter. We’re committed to creating a positive and compassionate work environment where employees feel valued, respected and inspired to do their best. In addition, we’re a family-friendly employer that recognises the importance of a work-life balance. If you share our values and want to work for an organisation that helps change lives for the better, we want to hear from you!

We are a Disability Confident Employer and are fully committed to supporting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and welcome applications from all candidates that meet our job specifications.  If you feel there is a barrier that potentially prevents you from applying, do get in contact with us at jobs@southdown.org  as we are always happy to discuss (or arrange a discussion we the recruiting manager) to explore if any reasonable adjustments can be made to support your application

We very much welcome previous experience in roles such as Health Care Assistant, Care Assistant, Support Worker, Senior Support Worker, Nurse, Social Care Worker, Senior Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Nursing Home Assistant, Personal Assistant or Residential Care Worker.

Closing date: 18th June 2024

Interviews will be held: 25th June 2024

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