• Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Salary: £23,398.00 FTE + Sleep in Shifts paid at £69.76 per shift

Website The Grace-Eyre Foundation

The Grace Eyre Foundation is a charity based in Brighton & Hove and the wider Sussex community that has been working with people with Learning Disabilities and autistic people since 1898. Our mission is to work towards being led by people with Learning Disabilities and autistic people to deliver high-quality housing, support and activities in their local communities. The people we support tell us they want “good support from kind and friendly people” – so that is what we are looking for!

Introduction to the role:

We are looking for an enthusiastic team of people to be part of the Choices team in West Sussex (Chichester, Bognor, Selsey). We have several services in these areas where we support people with different needs and abilities.

A brief outline of the role:

The role of a support worker is to support the people in our services to live fulfilled lives in line with Grace Eyre’s Charter.

The role will be based within our supported living service where we support people in all aspects of their lives, such as daily living skills, health and medication, personal care, being part of their communities and making and maintaining friendships.

We want friendly reliable people to support us and have fun

The successful candidates will need to be willing to learn, patient, good communicators and be willing to get involved in people’s lives.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: No applicant for employment or employee will be treated less favourably than another on grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, marriage & civil partnership or pregnancy & maternity, and we encourage applications from people with learning disabilities or identify with being on the autistic spectrum/neurodiverse.

Staff benefits include:

Enhanced holiday entitlement
One paid celebration day a year
Cost of living support package such as rental deposit scheme
Cycle to work scheme
Generous refer-a-friend scheme
One paid volunteering day a year
Enhanced sick pay
Enhanced employer pension contribution
Enhanced death in service
Training and development opportunities
Flexible working opportunities.
We are also:

A living wage employer
Accredited as a Disability Confident Leader
Accredited as an Investors in People employer
Successful applicants will be required to provide details of 2 referees. One must be your most recent employer, however if you have not undertaken employed work before, a reference from voluntary work, educational facility or personal reference can be accepted. You must also undertake an enhanced DBS Disclosure and provide proof of your right to work in the UK.

Please apply by filling in an application form or alternatively by sending a CV and cover letter to recruitment@grace-eyre.org. You can also apply by completing an accessible application form, downloading this and emailing this to recruitment@grace-eyre.org. Please state clearly which job you are applying for and the location when emailing recruitment, please include the job reference number GE2410

Further infomation link: www.grace-eyre.org

To apply for this job please visit www.grace-eyre.org.