Newhaven, East Sussex


23/07/2019 23:59:00

Job Description

FitzRoy Registered Care service in Newhaven provides care & support for 19 residents with learning & physical disabilities  We are seeking an exceptional Senior Support Worker to join our friendly team– could this be you?

Vacancies available:

  • Set day rate of £9.65 ph
  • Full time (37.5),30 hrs on the floor with residents and 7.5 hours admin per week
  • Typical shift patterns: Days 0730-1500/ 1430-2200 with alternate weekends 

For this role it is preferred that you have a full driving licence and are willing to drive FitzRoy vehicles. 

You will be an experienced Support Worker who has recent experience of working with adults with learning disabilities. If you love helping people and want to make a difference to someone’s life and allow them to choose the life they wish we want to hear from you.

We are keen to find people who share our values:

  • We see the person - encourage choice and respect the opinions, beliefs and dignity of others. Treat people as equals, be thoughtful, discreet and maintain confidentiality
  • We are creative - encourage and support everyone to reach their goals, think of solutions to problems and actively involve people in every aspect of their lives
  • We are brave - be positive, embrace new ideas, experiences and challenges. Be genuine, honest and a voice for others.

A support worker’s day is varied and flexibility is required. You will be providing care and support individually tailored to the needs and wishes of people with learning disabilities. Through getting to know the people you support, you will identify and work with them to achieve their goals, enabling them to have choice and control over their lives. You will also be expected to carry out everyday tasks including support and encouragement with personal care as well as taking part in a range of interests and activities that make up a healthy, well balanced and fulfilling lifestyle. 

Support worker benefits: To reward our staff for the amazing work they do, FitzRoy offers some fantastic perks: 28 days holiday, paid DBS, Care Certificate, enhanced overtime payments, pension scheme, life insurance and access to a variety of online discounts with major retailers.

Interested? Click apply to complete our short online application form or call Liz on 01730 711109 for an informal chat

Early application is encouraged as we regularly review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early


We see the person. We are brave. We are creative.