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Brighton & Hove

Hours per week:

Contract type:

22,952.00 FTE Pro Rata + Sleep In shifts paid at £69.76 per shift

We are looking to recruit a flexible support worker to provide cover support for annual leave, sickness and training to some of our already established support services in Brighton & Hove.
We have weekday, weekend and evening/sleep in shifts available.
Your role will be to support people with learning disabilities and autism with day to day tasks in either our supported living houses or out in in the community.
We support people with all aspects of their lives, such as daily living skills, medication, personal care and finances as well as accessing community activities. You will need to have good communication skills and just enjoy spending time with people.
We are looking for people who are patient, compassionate, understanding and able to use their own initiative.
It is a rewarding and varied role and one that really makes a difference to the lives of the people we support. It helps them to live a fulfilled life and achieve their goals and dreams with a little help from people who care.
Some experience of caring for or supporting people either professionally or personally is preferred for this role.
A current valid driving license and access to a car would be advantageous for this role.
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/neuro-diverse.
Staff benefits include:
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement – Starting at 24 days a year increasing to a maximum of 29 days, plus bank holiday entitlement
  • Additional paid celebration day
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Generous refer-a-friend scheme of £400 once probation is completed after referral
  • One paid volunteering day a year
  • Enhanced employer pension contribution – 5% employer contribution
  • Death in service of triple the employees annual salary
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Free Blue Light Card
  • Banded Pay Scale’s with clear salary progression
We are also:
  • A Living Wage employer
  • Accredited as an Investors in People employer
  • Accredited as a Disability Confident Leader
Successful applicants will be required to provide details of 2 referees (one must be your most recent employer) and undertake an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Please apply by filling in an application form or alternatively by sending a CV and cover letter to You can also apply by completing an accessible application form, downloading this  and emailing this to Please state clearly which job you are applying for and the location when emailing recruitment


Closing Date: Rolling Deadline

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