Assistant Group Worker
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East Sussex County Council
16348 - 18923
Assistant Group Worker
Brodrick House is a home providing medium to long term residential care for up to four young people between the ages of 11 and 18 years who display emotional and behavioural demands, and may have experienced a breakdown of their previous foster placements.
The Assistant Group Worker role will involve providing direct care and support to children and young people, working in line with Ofsted requirements; and providing opportunities for young people to develop independence skills and participate in a range of activities.
You will be based in Eastbourne, with the expectation that you can work across all group homes if required. The post includes weekend working and sleeping-in duties which attracts additional pay and salary increments.
We offer a comprehensive induction package and training programme.
For further information about the role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.
Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time rolling shift.
Closing date: Sunday 18 May 2014
Proposed interview date: Friday 30 May 2014.
For informal discussion, please contact Janet Fairless - Registered Manager - 07500 109099
This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services ( p reviously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/crb-criminal-records-bureau-check . Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.