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Community Support Worker - Burgess Hill

Job Reference: J197-A-19-2965

Employer:
Disabilities Trust
Department:
Mill Road
Location:
Burgess Hill
Salary:
£9.01 - £10.01

The Disabilities Trust is a leading national charity, providing innovative care, rehabilitation and support solutions for people with profound physical impairments, acquired brain injury and learning disabilities as well as children and adults with autism.

 

We are recruiting for a Community Support Workers to work in our new community house in Burgess Hill providing individual support to service users with Autism ensuring that they lead a full and valued life.

This position will entail maximum involvement in decision making, activity organisation and participation within the local community.

 

Main duties:

- Establish and maintain professional working relationships with the service users, contributing to the creation of a homely and pleasant living environment for each service user.

- Participate in the development of service user(s) support plans, risk assessments and programmes, complete written records as necessary and in accordance with the guidelines provided.

- Accompany service users on activities and actively participate as required.

 

Skills/experience required:

- Previous experience of working within a care environment would be useful but not essential as full training and induction is provided.

- A full UK driving licence is desirable

- Excellent communication skills (written and oral)

- Good IT skills

- Time management

- Ability to prioritise own workload

- Patience and resilience

 

Benefits include:

- A competitive hourly rate of £9.01 per hour; Monday - Friday and £10.01 per hour during weekends and evenings.

- Excellent training and support with the opportunity of gaining professional qualifications

- Group life assurance

- Eye voucher scheme

- Long service and staff awards

- Assess to nationwide staff discounts including gym membership

- The possibility of overtime

 

Hours:

Full Time (35 hours per week)

5 out of 7 days working on a rota of 8am to 3pm and 3pm to 10pm

 

 

Mill road, Burgess Hill, RH15 8BZ

 

 

 

This position is subject to a Disclosure (DBS) check.

 

The Disabilities Trust are a Disability Confident Employer. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.




Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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