CARE FOR OTHERS – MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Brighton and Hove City Council are recruiting 1 part time, permanent, Care Officer.
Are you looking for a rewarding, varied role where each day can offer a fresh challenge? Are you passionate about making a real difference to someone’s life? Value treating people with dignity and respect?
If you enjoy helping people and want to make a difference to their lives, we would very much like to hear from you.
We are recruiting 1 Care Officer to work 22.75 hours to include evenings, weekends, and bank holidays and alternate weekends.
Interview date: TBC
For an informal discussion, please contact Melanie Oldrey/Rachel Wright- on 01273
About the role
Craven Vale is a residential care home for Adults living in Brighton and Hove, providing community short term services and respite for up to 24 people.
We aim to support people's independence and enable them to return home or to a more suitable placement on discharge.
We are looking for people who enjoy working as part of a team who are committed to person centred care.
At Brighton & Hove City Council we offer staff a range of benefits. If you choose to work for us, in return we can offer you:
- A competitive salary
- Career average pension scheme
- generous holiday (23 days rising to 25 days after 5 years)
- an opportunity to enhance your knowledge and skills
- staff discounts
- a range of other staff benefits
As part of your application, you will need to upload your CV and 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 (CV guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk) and Supporting statement guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk)) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.
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)
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).