Location: Littlehampton and surrounding areas (Bognor Regis, Worthing and Chichester)

Hours of Work: Full-Time and Part-Time roles available (up to 37 hours per week, including weekends) (Sleep-In shifts included at £62 per night)

Salary: £10.00 per hour

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If you are looking to bring your skills and passions into a role that is rewarding then look no further than Aspens Charities. We want to empower you to help make a difference to someone who needs our support.

Take your first steps to join our team today, you won’t regret it! #MadewithCare

What you can expect from us:

  • Full training and career progression opportunities (including recognised qualifications in health and social care)
  • Flexible work arrangements with opportunities to take on additional bank shifts too.
  • 30 Days Annual Leave (including Bank Holidays)
  • Nest Pension and Death in Service Benefit
  • Dedicated Employee Assistance Programme and Access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Access to the Blue Light Card (providing discounts on the high street and online) as well as 25% discounts in our own stores and Cafés.
  • Care Friends referral App, so you can earn up to £250 for every person you refer to work for Aspens

How to Apply:

If you are friendly, dedicated and passionate about supporting others we would LOVE to speak to you!

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Recruitment Team, Sussex House, Battle, East Sussex TN33 0AE

About the Role:

At Aspens we work across Kent and Sussex; supporting individuals with autistic spectrum conditions, learning disabilities and physical disabilities.

Our Community Outreach services in West Sussex work across Littlehampton and surrounding areas to provide person-centred support to people within their own homes.

Along with general caring commitments, day to day activities for our support worker and those we support can include anything from learning independent living skills to fun days out doing horse riding, pottery, swimming and attending local groups.

As part of our Outreach Service we also offer 24/7 support to two people living in their own homes. This means that several shifts are available across each day/ week. We have day shifts, afternoons and evenings as well as sleep in shifts. Sleep in shifts also include a morning shift until 9am.

Shift times can be flexible depending on your needs.

About You:

As a support worker at Aspens you will have an enthusiasm and a positive attitude towards supporting people with learning disabilities/ physical disabilities/mental health issues and autism to lead independent and fulfilling lives.

You do not need to have had previous experience with Autism or learning disabilities, but we do ask that you are a compassionate, caring and friendly person who is willing to learn and take advantage of the full training, support and career opportunities we offer.

You will have good communication skills, including listening skills and the ability to communicate effectively with the people we support using a variety of different methods as required.

You will be willing to support individuals in whatever activities they choose to do, be it within the community or within the home, making it an enriching and fun activity, supporting individuals to make their own choices, learn new skills to be as independent as possible and to achieve their ambitions as set out in their care plan.

You will be willing to perform domestic duties and support individuals to take part in such tasks, such as preparing ingredients and cooking healthy meals.

You will provide personal care when required in a sensitive manner, and provide emotional and behavioural support when needed.

As part of our community outreach team is it also desirable that you have a full driving licence and access to your own vehicle as travel will be a large aspect of your role.

Furthermore, it is desirable that you are a as flexible as possible as we are looking for team members who can cover a mixture or early and late shifts (including at weekends) as well as sleep in shifts.

To find out more call Ailiés on 07513 130 482 or email [email protected]

Any offer would be subject to Disclosure and Barring checks, which we will complete on your behalf if you don't already have one, and satisfactory employment references. We will consider job share and part time arrangements for all posts in line with the needs of the charity.

Aspens Charities are an equal opportunities employer.

Aspens is committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of all children, young people and adults. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure, and satisfactory references. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order (1975, 2013,2020). Our safeguarding policies can be found on our website

PLEASE NOTE: It is a condition of your employment with Aspens Charities that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and that you comply with testing requirements in line with the current government guidance and Aspens policy.