Vacancies

If you wish to apply for any of the posts advertised here, please download and complete an application form or contact the Human Resources Team on 01273 222082 or 01273 222013. Please also complete the Equal Opportunities form. Completed application and equal opportunities forms may be returned by post or emailed to recruitment@grace-eyre.org. Please quote the job title and number as the email subject.

Please note: Postage rates are now in relation to the size of the envelope being used and the weight of the contents. Therefore a first class stamp is not sufficient postage for an A4 envelope. Please ensure that you attach the correct amount of stamps for the application you are sending, so that your application reaches us by the closing date.

All staff will be subject to full employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Current Vacancies

Vacancy Description Contract Type Salary
Service User Involvement Worker (GE2015033)

Grace Eyre are looking to recruit a Service User Involvement Worker to support the charity with its continued commitment to empower service users to be actively involved in all aspects of the charities developments.

Over the past few years, Service Users have been supported to have a stronger influence and voice about the charities developments and we are looking for a team member with experience of working with a broad range of service users to support the Service User Involvement Manager to implement the future strategy.

If you would like to know more about this exciting opportunity please contact Chris Bland.

Staff benefits include a SimplyHealth cash plan, employee assistance programme. reduced gym membership, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme and pension.  Grace Eyre has been accredited as an Investors in People employer and a Living Wage employer; we have also been awarded the 'two ticks' positive about disability symbol by the JobCentrePlus. 

Closing date 4 June 2015 5pm

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1x Permanent Contract 18.5 hours a week Salary 11070 per annum (pro rata to full time equivalent 22,440)
Project Worker Active Lives (GE2015034)

The Active Lives team supports adults with learning disabilities in a wide range of day activities, employment opportunities and training. You need to be committed to helping service users gain independence and confidence in their lives. You need excellent engagement skills, be able to allow people to take more control of their lives, and be capable of inspiring service users to achieve. You will also be able to facilitate group activities and key work a number of individuals.

Staff benefits include a SimplyHealth cash plan, employee assistance programme. reduced gym membership, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme and pension.  Grace Eyre has been accredited as an Investors in People employer and a Living Wage employer; we have also been awarded the 'two ticks' positive about disability symbol by the JobCentrePlus. 

Closing date 4 June 2015 5pm

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4x Permanent Contract 37.5 hours a week Salary 16979 per annum
Assistant Project Worker -Transport Active Lives (GE2015030)

1x Permanent Contract – 15 hours a week

Salary £6123 per annum (pro rata to full time equivalent £15308)

Grace Eyre is looking to recruit a part time assistant project worker to support adults with learning disabilities whilst travelling between the individual’s home locations and the day service.

The role is required for five days between Monday and Friday and will require a flexible approach as each day will be split into two clearly defined one and a half hour shifts.

This individual will have a good knowledge and understanding of the needs of adults with learning disabilities, will work well as part of a team and be able to use their own initiative.

Staff benefits include a SimplyHealth cash plan, employee assistance programme. reduced gym membership, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme and pension.  Grace Eyre has been accredited as an Investors in People employer and a Living Wage employer; we have also been awarded the 'two ticks' positive about disability symbol by the JobCentrePlus. 

Closing date 20 May 2015 5pm

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1x Permanent Contract 15 hours a week Salary 6123 per annum (pro rata to full time equivalent 15308)
Project Administrator - Sports for All in Sussex (GE2015031)

1x fixed term contract until 30/6/17 -  7.5 hours a week

Salary £3501 per annum (pro rata to full time equivalent £17510)

The Sports for All project has been increasing sports provision for adults aged 16+ with disabilities in Sussex for the last 2 years. The Grace Eyre Foundation was Successful in a funding bid to Sport England for £300,000 to deliver the project in Brighton and Hove and West Sussex and has since received a further £300,000 to extend the project into East Sussex.

The project has now grown to the point where we require a Project Administrator to handle the administration one day per week and support the project to continue to achieve its high standards and objectives.

We are looking for a hardworking and dedicated individual who is organised, innovative and thorough as well as having excellent computer skills in order to keep the project Website, Twitter and Facebook pages updated and to ensure that data sheets are kept up to date in order to report back to Sport England on a 6 Monthly basis.

 

Please see the Project administrator job description and person specification for more detail on the role and type of candidate we are looking for.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Jon Hart – Sports Development Manager at jhart@grace-eyre.org or on 01273 222097

Closing date 20 May 2015 5pm

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1x fixed term contract until 30/6/17 - 7.5 hours a week Salary 3501 per annum (pro rata to full time equivalent 17510)
Trustees (unpaid position)

Grace Eyre supports 375 people with learning disabilities and/or mental health needs to achieve their dreams and wishes. We are a Sussex based charity that is very keen to develop towards a user led organisation. We believe that as a charity we need to campaign with, work with and include people who use our services, especially in these challenging times.

Grace Eyre is working to an ambitious three year plan which includes growth, increasing our income from fundraising and trading, making our organisation as efficient as possible and to ensure we have a workforce that are skilled and committed.

To help steer this ambitious plan, new trustees are sought with experience and expertise in the following areas:

  • Social Care and Health (particularly learning disability or mental health services)
  • Housing Management (particularly social housing)

Board meetings are held 6 times per year and in addition we ask trustees to sit on one/two of our five committees/subsidiaries;

Finance & IT, Quality & Risk, Human Resources, Grace Eyre Housing and Purple Playhouse Theatre.

Out of pocket expenses are paid.

For your chance to be part of a significant change in the lives of some of the most excluded people, email for a pack from Jackie Reeve on jreeve@grace-eyre.org or call Jackie on 01273-222003 to request one by post.

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Relief Project Worker - Active Lives - Hove

We are looking for enthusiastic and creative people to join our bank of relief staff to help support adults with learning disabilities at our learning and development centres in Hove and in service users’ own homes and out in the community within the East and West Sussex areas. 

We have a number of roles, which involve assisting staff in the running of arts, sports & living skills sessions, supporting people to access their local community, increasing independence, providing support with welfare and benefits, increasing confidence and some personal care. 

Our Community Outreach and Supported Living serviced provide 24/7 support, so you need to be available to work at all times of the week, including sleep-ins and waking nights when required.  No closing date.

 

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Zero hours contract (various shifts available) 7.45 an hour or 8.36 an hour -depending on role
Relief Support Workers (Chichester / Bognor)

Grace Eyre’s Supported Living Scheme is looking to recruit enthusiastic individuals who are motivated and inspired to provide high quality services for people with learning disabilities. The role supports individuals from their own homes and in the community in the Chichester and Bognor area, with all aspects of daily living including support with personal care needs.  The role involves promoting the individual's independence by supporting them to build on their strengths and skills; enable them to access the community, and achieve their chosen goals, dreams and wishes.

No closing date

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Zero hours contract (various shifts available) 7.65 an hour or 8.36 an hour -depending on role
Relief Support Workers (Horsham/Crawley)

Grace Eyre’s Supported Living Scheme is looking to recruit enthusiastic individuals who are motivated and inspired to provide high quality services for people with learning disabilities. The role supports individuals from their own homes and in the community in the Worthing area, with all aspects of daily living including support with personal care needs.  The role involves promoting the individual's independence by supporting them to build on their strengths and skills; enable them to access the community, and achieve their chosen goals, dreams and wishes.

No closing date

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Zero hours contract (various shifts available) 7.65 an hour or 8.36 an hour -depending on role
Relief Support Workers (Worthing)

Grace Eyre’s Supported Living Scheme is looking to recruit enthusiastic individuals who are motivated and inspired to provide high quality services for people with learning disabilities. The role supports individuals from their own homes and in the community in the Worthing area, with all aspects of daily living including support with personal care needs.  The role involves promoting the individual's independence by supporting them to build on their strengths and skills; enable them to access the community, and achieve their chosen goals, dreams and wishes.

No closing date

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Zero hours contract (various shifts available) 7.65 an hour or 8.36 an hour -depending on role
Volunteers

We offer a wide range of arts, sports and community-based leisure opportunities to people with learning disabilities and we welcome volunteer support.  No closing date.  

Voluntary Position N/A
Volunteer - Job Coach

The GRACE EYRE Employment Project is currently seeking volunteer job coaches to support adults with learning disabilities into work placements.

 

Job coaches have a varied and valued role supporting adults in our work-skill sessions, travelling to and from work and in the work placement itself. In exchange for your time we offer you high quality training and the chance to be a part of a forward thinking organisation.

 

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please phone 01273 222 078     and ask for Sarah Cowlishaw or David Matthews.

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Relief Minibus Drivers

We are looking for minibus drivers to support our learning and development centres in Hove.  As well as having a clean current driving license (with D1 approval), you will need excellent communication skills, be able to work in a positive, respectful way with our service users and be very organised.  You may also be asked to join in and support group activities at the centre and in the community within East Sussex.  Due to insurance regulations all applicants must be over 25.  No closing date.

 

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Zero hours contract 7.45 per hour
Volunteer Travel Buddy

The travel buddy scheme supports adults with learning disabilities travel safely and independently.  As a volunteer you would support this project and help our service users to learn new skills, raise confidence and to work towards travelling independently. 

Volunteer N/A
Volunteer - Angel Cake Cafe

By volunteering in the Grace Eyre Angel Cake Café you will be part of a team providing high quality food and service whilst supporting others to develop their skills in catering.  We will provide food hygiene training for this position.

Volunteer N/A
Volunteer - Support for the Shared Lives Panel

This is an opportunity for people to share their knowledge and life skills to approve Shared Lives carers who offer people with learning disabilities and mental health needs the opportunity to live within their home and participate as part of their family.

Volunteer N/A

Grace Eyre is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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