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Support Worker for Thomas – Peacehaven Brighton

Region: South East -
£14.50 per hour

Job Description

Job description

We are recruiting for Thomas who has now moved into his new home in Brighton.

He needs you to help him live the life he chooses!

No experience is required, we just ask you share the same values as us.

Why join our team?

We believe it is vital to look after our employees just as much as we do the people we support. You will always be able to speak to someone who will coach you and provide a space for reflection. You will join a team of professionals who look out for each other and ultimately, work together creatively to achieve the same goals.

  • Salary – £14.50 per hour
  • Flexible shift pattern of 0800-2000 and 2000-0800
  • Annual Leave – 28 days per year
  • No experience required
  • Company pension
  • Full induction and on-going paid training
  • Access to discounts with a variety of retailers
  • Membership to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to Health Cash Plan
  • Ongoing professional and personal development
  • Career progression

About us

We support adults and young people with Learning Disabilities, Autism and Mental Health difficulties to live in their own homes in the community. We are a friendly and compassionate, person-centred company with significant experience in developing individual packages of support.

We believe:

  • Everyone should have deep, caring and meaningful relationships in their life
  • Everyone has the right to develop and grow
  • Everyone has the right to a safe place to live that they can call home
  • A service should be designed around the person
  • Creativity and thinking outside of the box is paramount to developing bespoke services for people

About Thomas

Thomas is 46 and lives in his own home in Peacehaven. Thomas has a great sense of humour and needs staff that can get to know him and build positive relationships.

He has autism and a learning disability and

Thomas loves going cycling, bowling and going to the pub.

An NVQ or equivalent and/or experience with autism is preferred but full training will be provided through Seco Supports full induction programme and online learning.

If would be beneficial for Thomas’s team would like my new Support Workers to have the following likes and attributes:

Great sense of humour

Patient and calm


Good communication skills

Ideally a driver as I have my own vehicle and like to go out every day

Thomas wants to enjoy good times and has settled into his new home well. Thomas has really enjoyed meeting his new team and is enjoying spending time with them. Thomas is making good progress at adjusting to community life at his pace and is making his own choices.

Thomas is funny, has a great memory and is a good mimic, loves sport and TV programmes. Thomas likes nice homecooked food and meeting new people. Thomas enjoys going out for drives in his car, music with his precious radio, looking nice and being treated with kindness and care. Thomas is devoted to his family and is enjoying spending quality time with them.

About you

You will:

  • Be dedicated
  • Be reliable
  • Be patient
  • Have compassion
  • Be understanding
  • Have good communication skills
  • Have a great sense of humour
  • Be committed
  • Show confidence
  • Be caring
  • Be open minded
  • Hold the ability to see me as a person
  • Have the ability to adapt your communication to meet Thomas’ needs and preferences
  • Be understanding of Thomas’ complex history
  • Be empathetic

Full training will be provided through Seco Supports induction programme and online learning.

Full referencing and a full enhanced check of the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) will be required for this position.

If you want to join Thomas’ journey and be part of his team, please complete an application. We look forward to hearing from you.

* Please note we are not a recruitment agency and currently do not offer sponsorship.

Full UK Driving licence required

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £14.50 per hour


  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Store discount


  • Day shift
  • Night shift

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If you have any questions about this role you can email recruitment@teamseco.org

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Because of the nature of the work for which you are applying, all offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory police check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. You are required to divulge any police cautions, or convictions in a court of law, no matter where or when they occurred (including spent convictions). This post is not protected by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Seco Support Limited undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against applicants on the basis of a criminal conviction or other information declared. All information will be treated in the strictest confidence and will only be taken into account where the context makes it absolutely essential; this will depend on the circumstances and background of offences. Failure to reveal information relating to any convictions could lead to withdrawal of an offer of employment.