Community Support Worker (Part time)

Location Crawley area

Salary £10,384 p.a. £9.99 p.h. part time hours

Application Deadline 01 December 2020 

Job Summary

Are you looking for a new challenge or a new career? Do you have a great work ethic, a sense of humour and the desire to provide excellent care to an exceptional young person in their own home? Do you want a role that offers a sense of fulfilment and reward? If your answer is yes, then we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Chailey Heritage Foundation is a pioneering charity providing education, care and transition planning for young people aged 3-25 with complex physical disabilities and health needs.

Our aim is to provide a stimulating and inclusive environment where all young people are given every opportunity to make progress towards fulfilment and develop life skills in preparation for adulthood.

At Chailey Heritage Foundation we believe that every child and young person, no matter what their disability should have every opportunity to pursue their fullest potential. Our Support Workers are vital in ensuring that these opportunities can be achieved.

We are seeking to recruit a Support Worker who has a passion for supporting our client on a one to one basis, is hard working, committed and can bring real joy.

The role of a Support Worker

Working in the field on a one to one basis, you will be part of the dedicated Chailey team and will be responsible for providing personalised support to a young person in our care. As a Support Worker you will help us to provide everything they need to improve their lives.

Our young people are individuals and deserve to be treated as such. However, you can expect the following duties:

Supporting with all aspects of personal care and assisting with all medical needs, as well as helping our your person to take part in activities and events such as visits to leisure centres, colleges and music gigs.

We want you to flourish with us and as such we will offer you the guidance and support you will need to do so. You will be supported by a team of trained nurses, therapists and senior staff. We will also fund for you to study towards a qualification in health and social care.

What are we looking for?

  • Basic knowledge of care: To care for our young person you will be expected to have a basic understanding of the care and support needs of people with physical disabilities and respecting them as individuals.
  • A commitment to quality and providing the best support we can to the young people within our care.
  • To work 20 hours per week, in both the young persons home and, when required, Chailey Heritage Foundation
  • Showing dignity and respect to the young person you will be working with.
  • Driver essential with use of own vehicle and business insurance.

Why join us?

  • Competitive rates of pay starting at £9.99 per hour -£10,384 p.a.
  • 40p per mile for use of own vehicle for work purposes
  • Pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Career Development - Opportunity to work towards a funded qualification in Health and Social Care.
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Support & Guidance - You will be guided and supported by a team of dedicated trained staff

Chailey Heritage Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults; as such an enhanced DBS disclosure is required.

Chailey Heritage Foundation is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion for all its young people and staff. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

As part of our recruitment process, Chailey Heritage Foundation (CHF) collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. CHF is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data to meet its obligations under GDPR. Please ensure you have reviewed our privacy policy prior to completing an application with us.

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