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Duty Officer
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/541/15577
  • Published: Fri 02/07/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 25/07/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 30
  • Salary: £25,481 - £27,041 plus enhancements for weekend, bank holidays and evenings
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN2 6UH

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Duty Officer

Job introduction

Are you interested in supporting and caring for people with Dementia?

If so come and join our team here at Ireland Lodge

We are looking for a 30 hr Duty Officer to work on a rota basis.

We are looking for someone to join our team of committed, friendly staff team in providing a high quality comprehensive duty function providing person centred support and be the first point of contact for service users, families, staff groups and other professionals.

Ireland Lodge is regulated by CQC and is situated in a residential area and has free parking facilities if  you choose to work here.

For an informal discussion, please contact Tina Johns, Operations Manager or Suzanne Newmeir, Assistant Operations Manager, 01273 296140

About the role

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is friendly with a calming influence
  • Enjoys working in a busy service
  • Contributes to  a service that ensures that service users receive a high quality service which is respectful, provides choice, empowers individuals, maximises their independence and maintains self-worth.
  • To induct and supervise staff
  • Able to prioritise a busy workload
  • Positive approach and attitude towards change management and development of future services

We can offer you:

  • A higher rate of pay than the average rate, including enhancements.
  • A career average pension scheme
  • A generous holiday up to 25 days per year (pro rata)
  • Training and a full induction into the role
  • Regular supervision meetings
  • A range of other staff benefits 

***Important Information***
We highly recommend you read the ‘Maximise your Chances’ below before you apply for this job. It is important you are able to show how you meet the Person Specification when applying. Not following this guidance is likely to reduce your chances of success.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours 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 Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.