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Mayfield & Framfield — East Sussex 01435 872 201

Neither young people nor staff are treated as a number. Everyone is cared for.

Marina, the Night Manager at our Mayfield home.

Neither young people nor staff are treated as a number. Everyone is cared for.

Marina, the Night Manager at our Mayfield home.

To give care you need to receive care

Our employment packages include:

  • Good hourly rate (increasing after probation, qualifications and length of service).
  • Increased pay at weekends and bank holidays.
  • Christmas Day and New Year’s Day are paid at double your basic rate.
  • Continuous, free of charge training and development to all Support Workers which includes supporting unqualified staff to achieve their Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare.
  • 28 days’ annual holiday (including bank holidays) which increases with long service.
  • An extra day holiday on your birthday (pro-rata for part time employees).
  • Pension with 3% employer contribution.
  • Meals provided on shift (daytime staff) and snacks (night staff).
  • Free access to
    • confidential, independent counselling
    • unlimited video or phone GP appointments
    • physiotherapy support for muscle, bone and joint problems with no need for a GP referral
    • help with everything from medication to pregnancy to mental health, thanks to our 24/7 medical information and support line
  • £275 bonus if you refer a friend to work with us (subject to terms and conditions).
  • Free membership to the Blue Light discount scheme.
  • Enhanced DBS check and registration on the update service – paid for by us.

If you’re good with people, a strong communicator and keep calm in challenging circumstances, you’ll find this job very rewarding.

David, Support Worker at our Mayfield home.

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Our Support Workers are driven by their desire to make a difference to the quality of life of the young people they support.

More information

Find out about our current vacancies or give us a call on 01435 872 201 for an informal chat.