The People's Choice - Sussex
The People's Choice - Sussex 

Vacancies

**Personal Assistant Brighton**

Hi, my name is Elise and I am a young person with complex needs living in Brighton with my family looking for a PA to support me for 8 hours a week with gaining more independence. I would like someone who can spend time supporting me to access the community and help organise my appointments, help me keep my room tidy and organise and support me with tasks which may be more difficult for me.

 

Benefits Include

  • Contracted weekly hours in two-three hour shifts with flexibility, would possibly suit a University Student.
  • The opportunity to make a positive contribution to my life, health and wellbeing.
  • Good rate of pay.
  • Paid DBS, training and supervision.
  • Working in a friendly family environment.


 

Responsibilities

  • You must attend all required training and yearly updates.
  • You must be confident supporting a wheelchair user to access the community.
  • Supporting me to organise my appointments and keep on top of my health needs, making phone calls and sending emails.
  • Helping me to keep my environment clean and tidy and as uncluttered as possible.

 

Essential

  • Must undertake an enhanced DBS check
  • Must attend all relevant training and yearly updates

Desirable

  • Ability to drive a car

 

**Night Care Worker Eastbourne**

Support Worker Required

Support Worker needed for disabled man in own home.

Available to work two waking nights and every other Saturday, 47hours per fortnight.

Extra hours may be required. Must like dogs and have a full driving license.

Previous experience desired, although full training provided. Good rates of pay.

Please call Mark on 07951 857657 for application form.

 

**Care Worker Brighton**

 

Small existing care team in central Brighton is looking for an excellent care/support worker to join our covering Weekends and every other Friday, overtime available to cover annual leave and sickness as required, shift patterns are 8am -2pm and 3pm-7pm.

You will need to work as part of a cohesive team and have a good knowledge of Covid safety and regulations due to my health vulnerabilities.

Benefits Include

  • Friendly, professional and supportive work environment
  • Fully paid training, holidays, DBS, supervisions/appraisals
  • Hourly rate of pay up to £11.50 per hour
  • Contracted hours with the possibility of overtime to cover holidays and sickness
  • A fun, relaxed and supportive team and employer

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Responsibilities

  • To provide a high standard of care including personal care and have a good knowledge of health conditions including type 2 Diabetes
  • To prepare and serve meals following a strict dietary plan and using portion control and following agreed meal plans
  • To record notes accurately and complete all necessary paperwork/documentation to a high standard including MAR charts, Care Notes and other recoding documents.
  • To liaise with other health care professionals including GP’s and Nurses
  • To support with all activities of daily living including shopping and medication administration

 

Essential

  • At least three months experience working in any care setting with Adults
  • The ability to maintain and promote confidentiality, privacy, dignity and respect
  • To understand and respect the individual choices of the client

Desirable

  • A good sense of humour
  • A diploma in care

**Personal Assistant Brighton**

I am a 21 year old university student studying Neuroscience and I am looking for a personal assistant to aid managing my health conditions. I enjoy music and writing and I’m interested in activism and science. I am looking for an open-minded and friendly PA to enable me to live a full and active life in Brighton.

Benefits Include

  • Full paid training and support provided
  • Good rate of pay at between £10.50-£11.50 per hour
  • Annual leave of 5.6 weeks per year pro rata
  • Paid training, Enhanced DBS and Supervision
  • The opportunity to support me through my university education and day to day life

Responsibilities

  • Medication and healthcare appointment management
  • Housework tasks such as cooking, food shopping, cleaning, laundry, looking after cat
  • Supporting me to attend university and lead an active social life
  • Personal care and dislocation support during flare ups
  • Supporting my physical rehabilitation, including physiotherapy and daily walking

Essential

  • Caring, non-judgmental and open-minded
  • Respectful of my autonomy
  • Well organized and able to follow instructions
  • Must undertake and Enhanced DBS application and attend all Mandatory training required for the role

Desirable

  • Interest in veganism
  • Sense of humour
  • Previous experience in providing PA support to young adults is helpful but not essential

 

**Care Worker Brighton**

Hi, my name is Livvy, and I am looking for a carer.

 

I am looking for a female carer to become part of my creative, loving and caring team. This person would need to be fun, have some understanding of young people with disabilities/complex needs. Or a medical background.

I am 20 years old and live in Brighton with my family, I have a rare condition and epilepsy.  You would need to be willing to commit to working some weekends either Saturday or Sunday 10-19.00pm (this time can be flexible). This job includes medical and physical care.

Intensive training will be provided for the right candidate and benefits include:

  • Excellent rate of pay £11 to £13 depending on experience.
  • Paid training, DBS and supervision.
  • 5.6 weeks annual leave per annum pro rata
  • The opportunity to join a really committed and friendly team
  • The chance to make a real positive impact on this young persons life

Responsibilities

  • Must be able to support with all aspects of daily living including personal care.
  • Must be flexible, kind, caring and willing to learn new skills.
  • Must be able to support a young person with complex physical needs and Epilepsy.
  • Must have a positive approach to my care and understand and comply with agreed ways of working.
  • Must attend all training relevant to the role.

Essential

  • Enhanced DBS and right to work in the UK.
  • Have some experience/understanding of care or nursing.
  • Have a good sense of humour and the ability to be flexible

Desirable

  • Have a qualification in care.
  • Live in or near the Brighton area

 If you are interested please contact Amanda on 07917887526 or at amandamortensen@bdfa-uk.org.uk

 

** Support Worker Etchingham**

 

We are looking for an exceptional support worker to provide a service in the Etchingham area of East Sussex to a young person with physical and learning disabilities. The hours are 3 hours per week term time and 10 hours per week in school holidays.

Benefits Include

  • Contracted hours supporting a young person in receipt of a direct payment.
  • Paid DBS and holiday allowance of 5.6 weeks per year pro rata.
  • Rate of pay at £9.00 per hour.
  • The opportunity to support a young person with complex needs learn life skills.
  • The opportunity to be part of this young persons life and create positive life experiences.


 

Responsibilities

  • Supporting with life skills such as cooking and making healthy choices around diet and nutrition.
  • Create a schedule of activities to promote greater independence and some support with travel training.
  • Be able to motivate the young person with accessing the community either in your own car or using public transport.
  • Support with managing finances and understanding money and being safe with doing this independently.
  • Finding effective ways to communicate with both the young person and Mum who uses British sign language.

 

Essential

  • Must undertake an Enhanced DBS check and have the right to work in the UK.
  • Must have some experience/understanding or Autism and Learning Disability.
  • Be motivated, a skilled communicator and have a can do approach to supporting individuals.

Desirable

  • A knowledge of British sign language.
  • Young person would ideally like a worker nearer her own age, might suit a TA with some time to cover all required hours.

 

**Personal Assistants Brighton**

 

We are looking for fun and caring personal assistants to provide in-home support for my 19-year-old son who loves going to college and seeing his friends, writing stories, and exploring the farthest reaches of Netflix. He has learning difficulties, communication difficulties and complex, progressive medical needs and requires 24-hour care. We are in the process of building a care team, so can be flexible about hours and times worked, but need a minimum of ten hours commitment per week. We are looking for both day and night carers.

 

 

Benefits Include

  • Working with a lovely young man who really enjoys spending time with his carers
  • Learning how to use an eye gaze assisted communication system
  • Training in manual handling, tube feeding, first aid
  • Working in a friendly family home
  • Paid DBS, £11.50-£13.50 per hour, 5.6 weeks holiday per year (pro rata)

Responsibilities

  • Providing personal care and assisting with physiotherapy exercises and gentle massage to help with pain
  • Tube feeding and administering medication
  • Manual handling and safe positioning
  • Assisting with communication using a range of methods including an eye gaze computer
  • To assist in story writing and finding films and programmes to watch that chime with my son's current interests, and to assist on outings

Essential

  • A genuine interest in working with someone who has a lot to say but has significant communication barriers, and a commitment to developing an understanding of his communication systems and to helping him to express himself
  • The ability to be meticulous in maintaining and administering a rigorous medication, fluid and feed regime and the confidence to deal with manual handling and personal care
  • Happy to work in a home with a friendly dog and two tortoises
  • Must undertake an Enhanced DBS and must be eligible to work in the UK

Desirable

  • Common sense, patience and a good sense of humour
  • Some experience is desirable, but is not essential

** Childrens Care worker Eastbourne**

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated and caring individual to provide an extra pair of hands to a busy family of four including a fun-loving 11 year old girl who has Rett Syndrome.

Would suit an individual who is considering a career in primary education and/or working with disabled children. This is not a boring job and the ideal candidate will be proactive in thinking of fun activities to do.

Hours – 5-7pm two days per week during term time, days negotiable. Every other Saturday 9am-1pm.

During school holidays typically 3-4 hour shifts two days per week, days negotiable.

 

Benefits

  • Opportunities to learn how to become a communication partner.
  • Chance to form lasting friendships.
  • A fun and enriching working environment.
  • Variable shifts to fit around other commitments with notice.
  • A rewarding and fulfilling role.

 

Responsibilities

  • Care of disabled child to include personal care, feeding and bedtime routine. (At least one parent will always be available so no medical qualifications are required.)
  • Playing games and activities with children.

 

  • Light domestic work occasionally.
  • Providing an extra pair of hands for this busy family.
  • Light cooking.

 

Essential

  • An affinity with children, reliability, enthusiasm and high level of common sense.
  • An ability to remain calm in a crisis.
  • Full, clean driving licence.
  • Due to the high level of personal care involved in this role, only female applicants please.

 

Desirable but not essential

  • Knowledge of using Eye Gaze and/or Alternative Augmented Communication (AAC) OR enthusiasm to learn
  • Knowledge of Rett Syndrome

**Care Worker Brighton**

 

Small existing care team in central Brighton is looking for an excellent care/support worker to join our covering Weekends and every other Friday, overtime available to cover annual leave and sickness as required, shift patterns are 8am -2pm and 3pm-7pm.

You will need to work as part of a cohesive team and have a good knowledge of Covid safety and regulations due to my health vulnerabilities.

Benefits Include

  • Friendly, professional and supportive work environment
  • Fully paid training, holidays, DBS, supervisions/appraisals
  • Hourly rate of pay up to £11.50 per hour
  • Contracted hours with the possibility of overtime to cover holidays and sickness
  • A fun, relaxed and supportive team and employer

  •  

Responsibilities

  • To provide a high standard of care including personal care and have a good knowledge of health conditions including type 2 Diabetes
  • To prepare and serve meals following a strict dietary plan and using portion control and following agreed meal plans
  • To record notes accurately and complete all necessary paperwork/documentation to a high standard including MAR charts, Care Notes and other recoding documents.
  • To liaise with other health care professionals including GP’s and Nurses
  • To support with all activities of daily living including shopping and medication administration

 

Essential

  • At least three months experience working in any care setting with Adults
  • The ability to maintain and promote confidentiality, privacy, dignity and respect
  • To understand and respect the individual choices of the client

Desirable

  • A good sense of humour
  • A diploma in care

** Live in Care Worker and break carer Eastbourne**

 We are a small and friendly team working closely together supporting each other with a live in carer position in Eastbourne


Job 1:

We are looking for someone to cover 1 week a month, working from Monday to Monday in a full time position, receiving 3 hours off a day
Paid DBS, training and holidays  pay rates of £173.00 per day covered.


Job 2:

We are looking for someone to cover 3 hour breaks a day 7 days a week, working from Monday to Monday in a full time position,

Paid DBS, training and holidays  pay rates of £12.07 per hour covered.

Responsibilities

 

  • You will need to be kind, caring, focused and be assertive and reliable.
  • The Role includes supporting a disabled man in his own home with personal care, medication administration, meal preparation, food shopping, social support, cleaning, taking to hospital appointments and any outings.
  • You will need to complete care notes and monitoring records everyday and make sure prescriptions are ordered in on time.


Essential Criteria

 

  • You must be a car driver as a company vehicle is available for outings and for food shopping trips, clean driving license is needed for this.
  • You must have some experience in live in care setting preferably and would like someone who knows how to run a home.
  • Job is open too males or females with a good sense of humour.
  • You must be legally allowed to work in the UK

 

** Care workers Eastbourne**

 

My name is Rob, I’m 55 and was born in Kent.  I’ve worked in carpentry, maintenance and as cabin crew.  After an accident (when I was cycling) I now use a wheelchair and live in my own sea harbour flat on the South Coast. 

This is a good time to join as I’m, for the first time, recruiting my own care team which will be one live in carer at a time (potentially working two weeks on and two weeks off) and drop-in carers to cover variable hours through the day.

 

Benefits Include

  • You’d be working within a dynamic team including case management, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, psychotherapy/mindfulness
  • Career development
  • Fulfilment - Working with someone who is continuing with rehabilitation and making steady improvements
  • A stunning environment to work in
  • Relevant ongoing support and training
  • Pay and holidays: 5.6 weeks per year pro rata
     

Responsibilities

  • I’m looking for someone who is motivated and on board to help me with my ongoing rehabilitation; to keep working toward an improved quality of life
  • A lot of support is required in the morning with getting up and bowel care on alternate days
  • Also, support the other end of the day – going to bed (I generally sleep really well)
  • Support with cooking and eating
  • Driving (someone who enjoys and is competent at driving is important) to rehabilitation appointments and other places of interest (see below)
  • Some additional support in the hydrotherapy pool – Anna would show you what to do
  • Support with getting ready to use my exercise bikes
  • Someone with good communication/listening skills that can tell me when they are experiencing difficulties or concerns with tasks or whatever it might be – I love to have a good friendly atmosphere in the home

 

Essential

  • Trustworthy and professional – so I feel comfortable in my own home
  • Someone with a good sense of humour – it’s so good to enjoy company
  • Full driving licence and ability to drive a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle
  • Relevant experience in care/person centred approaches (everyone is a unique individual) – I can lead my own care and specific training will be provided
  • Enhanced DBS checks and references will be undertaken

Desirable

  • A level 2 or 3 diploma in care or other

**Care Worker Uckfield**

 

We are looking for an exceptional team of care workers to join our small existing team supporting our son with all aspects of daily living, personal care and accessing the community. Shifts are between 6 and 8 hour shifts over two days a week during school holidays and flexible weekend cover as required.

 

Benefits Include

  • An excellent rate of pay of £13.34 per hour.
  • Paid training and DBS.
  • Contracted, regular and flexible hours available.
  • The opportunity to be part of a team.
  • A generous annual leave entitlement.


 

Responsibilities

  • You will be required to support me with personal care including toileting and pad changes.
  • You will need to support me with fluid and nutrition.
  • I would like support accessing the community, I am a wheelchair user but can walk short distances with support. A driver would be preferred for the weekend support.
  • I need support with having a shower and getting dressed daily.
  • I need you to administer my medication and record accurately on MAR charts and record daily care notes accurately and legibly.

 

Essential

  • You must undertake an enhanced DBS check.
  • You must attend all mandatory and specialist training required for the role.
  • You must be reliable.

Desirable

  • Non-smoker.
  • Experience supporting adults with Epilepsy

 

**Children's Care Worker Crowborough**

 

We are looking for an exceptional care giver to support a happy, friendly 11 year old boy in the Crowborough area of East Sussex with multiple complex needs for 6 hours a week term time and 18 hours a week in school holidays

 

Benefits Include

  • Paid DBS, holiday and training
  • Good rate of pay at £9 per hour
  • Contracted, regular hours
  • A supportive, friendly work environment
  • The opportunity to make a positive difference to this young person’s life


 

Responsibilities

  • You will need to provide support with personal care
  • You will need excellent communication skills
  • You must have a DBS check and attend all training required for the role
  • You will ideally have some experience of supporting a young person with complex needs
  • You will need to provide clear, effective verbal handovers to Mum after every shift

 

Essential

  • You need to be over 20 years old
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn Makaton sign language
  • You will need to be physically fit to participate in trips to the park, swimming and activities inside and outside of the home environment

Desirable

  • You need to be able to support a young person in a busy home environment
  • You will need a calm, level headed approach to this caring role

 

** Care Worker Newhaven, Seaford, Peacehaven, Lewes, Eastbourne**

 

We are a small, friendly care team providing excellent home care to our service users in East Sussex.

 

Benefits

  • We are looking for someone to cover 16 hours a week afternoon’s and weekends
  • Paid DBS, training, holidays and travel between client’s homes, pay rates of £9.00 Weekdays and £11.00 per hour weekends
  • A friendly, supportive management team and co workers
  • Possibility of career advancement for the right candidate
  • We focus on longer care visits and never do 15 minute calls

Responsibilities

  • You will need to be kind, caring, focused and have a good understanding of supporting older people living with Dementia
  • You will need to effectively communicate with managers and co workers regarding clients health and well being and any concerns
  • You need to be reliable, flexible and committed to the role and have a person centred approach
  • The Role includes supporting adults with personal care, medication administration, meal preparation, social support, cleaning, taking to hospital appointments.
  • You will need to complete care notes and monitoring records at every visit

Essential Criteria

  • You must be a car driver with access to a vehicle and a full, clean driving license
  • You must have some experience in any care setting preferably with adults/older people living at home
  • You must be legally allowed to work in the UK and will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check

Desirable

  • A diploma in care level 2 or 3
  • A good sense of humour

 

**Care Worker Wadhurst**

 

We are looking for an exceptional Children’s carer in the Wadhurst area of East Sussex available to cover hours after school time to join our small team supporting an 11 year old boy within his family home with care and social support.

Benefits Include

  • Excellent rate of pay of £9.00 per hour
  • Paid DBS and holiday
  • Contracted hours
  • The opportunity to support this energetic young man with specific communication needs.
  • The opportunity to join an existing team to make a difference in this young person’s daily life.

Responsibilities

  • You will need to participate in trips out for social opportunities and play Plan and implement activities and social outings.
  • To keep this young gentleman safe at all times within agreed ways of working.
  • Have excellent communication skills, knowledge of Makaton would be an advantage.
  • Be physically fit and active with lots of energy and enthusiasm.

 Essential

  • Clean driving license Non-smoker
  • Experience supporting children with Learning Disabilities.

Desirable

  • Experience an advantage but will consider all applicant’s.
  • A good sense of fun and lots of energy

 

**Personal Care Assistant Hove**

 

We are looking for fun and active PAs in the Hove/Brighton area to support a young man with cerebral palsy, who is sociable, has a great sense of humour, loves meeting with friends and has a love of art.

You will be joining a small team of carers / Personal Assistants offering 24-hour care and support to ensure the 23-year-old man with severe and complex physical and health needs, continues to be independent and happy as well as having his needs met.

 Full time shifts available for waking nights and one shift with a combination of waking nights and days.

 

Benefits Include

 

  • Small team with supportive colleagues in a friendly, family home
  • Working with a positive and resilient young man.
  • Paid DBS, training, supervision, holidays and pension
  • Full time permanent contract – approx. 140 hours over a 4-week rota.
  • 2 out of 4 weekends off.
  • Excellent rate of pay of up to £14.00 per hour


 

Responsibilities

  • Support with all aspects of personal care and manual handling.
  • Support and administer young man’s therapy and treatment.
  • Safe administration of medication and completing relevant documentation
  • Meeting this young man’s day to day care and social needs to enable him to be as independent as possible.
  • To support young man with unsettled nights.

 

Essential

  • Positive interest of working with adults with additional needs
  • Excellent communication skills and good writing skills
  • Must be flexible and be able to accompany YP on holiday and other trips
  • Non smoker
  • Resilient and outgoing with fun personality; ability to take the initiative as well as being sensitive.

 

Desirable

  • Minimum of 6 months experience in care work.
  • Driver with clean driving licence preferred but not essential

 

INTERESTED:

 

Call us now on 01273 615088 or email us at peopleschoicesussex@gmail.com

 

The People's Choice (Sussex) Limited

21-22 Newhaven Enterprise Centre

Denton Island

Newhaven

BN9 9BA

The People's Choice Sussex Ltd.

21-22 Newhaven Enterprise Centre

Denton Island

Newhaven BN9 9BA

Tel: 01273 615088

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