Home Care Support Work (Community Outreach Service)
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/190645/24029
  • Published: Fri 20/05/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 03/07/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 21.5
  • Salary: £20444 - £22129
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Drove Road

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Home Care Support Work (Community Outreach Service)

Job introduction

Outreach is a small but dynamic service. We enjoy making a difference to children and their families lives. We mainly do community based activities, which is tailored to the young person’s interest and needs. The sessions that we offer tend to be for up to three hours, .

We take young people out after school/college Monday-Thursday and during the day on weekends and in the school holidays for a few hours at a time.

Some of these young people have their own vehicle so being a driver is desirable.  

Danny Lane is the Senior to call or email if you have any questions or would like a chat –

Email: danny.lane@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Tel: 01273 295192

Mobile: 07717 303264

About the role

As a member of the team you will:-

  • Be committed to providing opportunities for inclusion of the young people within the service and out in the community.
  • Support individuals to communicate verbally and non-verbally via communication aids.
  • Have experience of working with people with disabilities or an interest in this area.
  • Be able to manage challenging behaviour in a calm and professional manner.
  • Be able to support young people with complex needs in all aspects of their daily living.

As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and upload a supporting statement. Your supporting statement is the most important part of your application as it will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Supporting statement guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk)) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.


Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.

For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (brighton-hove.gov.uk)

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.

Encouraging a diverse workforce

Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.

Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).

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