PAT Community Support Worker

 

 

Recruiting Organisation: Age UK West Sussex, Brighton & Hove (AUKWSBH)

Working hours & Salary: 37 hours per week £21,000 OR 20 hours per week (£11,351) ; Please indicate which hours on your application form
Location: Durban House, Bognor Regis

 

Age UK West Sussex, Brighton & Hove, is an independent local charity working in the community to help older people, their families and their carers. Their vision is to inspire and enable people in West Sussex, Brighton & Hove to Love Later Life. To do this, they provide an array of services and activities that meet the needs and interests of the communities they support, providing opportunities for people to get out, have fun, socialise and build friendships. It really is a great place to work if you really want to make a difference in people’s lives.

 

AUKWSBH has an exciting opportunity to join the Prevention Assessment Team and make a real difference to the people of West Sussex. They are seeking to fill two Community Support Worker vacancies covering West Sussex.

  • 1 x FTE role (9-5pm Monday to Friday)
  • 1 x Part Time Role, 20hrs (9-4pm Tuesday and Wednesdays, and 9-5pm on Fridays)

Are you super organised and enjoy working with people? If you are competent and confident with IT and working with clients over the phone and face to face, this could be the role for you.

 

AUKWSBH are contracted to deliver the third sector arm of the WSCC Prevention Assessment Team (PAT). PAT is a multi-agency, multidisciplinary team delivering a preventative service across West Sussex. The team includes NHS health advisors (qualified health professionals), WSCC social care workers and AUKWSBH community support workers who oversee and triage referrals into the team, provide advice and support over the telephone or see clients in their own home. The team’s objective is to improve quality of life and the promotion of health and wellbeing.

 

The roles will primarily be to support the triage element of the service provided by AUKWSBH but will also develop to manage a small caseload providing low level advice and guidance to individuals.

A full driving licence is required for the role.

If you would like to arrange a call to discuss the roles, please email admin@ageukwsbh.org.uk who will be happy to arrange a convenient time to contact you.

 

At AWSBH, staff benefits include:

  • Flexible Working Option
  • Ongoing professional training and development
  • 28 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) pro-rata for part time staff
  • Health Cash Plan

 

As an employer, they want to see the diversity of our communities reflected in the workforce. They believe that employing a rich mix of people from a range of different backgrounds with fresh ideas and different perspectives is key to enabling them to continually improve our services to the diverse communities they serve. They welcome and encourage applications from all members of the community.

They are committed to ensuring that the recruitment process is as inclusive as possible for everyone and this includes making reasonable adjustments for disabled people.

 

For Job Description & Application form please click here.   Please email completed application forms to recruitment@ageukwestsussex.org.uk

 

Closing date: Tuesday, 3 May at 9am

Interview Date: Monday, 6 May at Anchor Springs, Littlehampton

 

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