Community Support Assistant

  • Reference: Estuary Housing Association
  • Application closing date: 31 Oct 2017 12:00

Job Description

Estuary is currently looking for Community Support Assistants to provide support to our service users in the Castle Point (Canvey Island) and Maldon areas.

We offer individual, tailored assistance to enable adults with learning disabilities in their own homes to maximise their independence and have greater inclusion in the community.

As a CQC-registered care provider with a strong presence in Essex, we are looking for an experienced Community Support Assistant who is both committed and self-motivated. If you have a caring nature, a positive attitude and have an interest in working to make a regular and valuable contribution to people’s lives, we would be interested in hearing from you. Access to your own car is also highly desirable as the role will involve travel between service users’ homes.

Candidate Requirements

Please note that you would need to be available to work a 24-hour, 365-day rota which includes weekend, evening, overnight, bank holiday and sleep-in shifts. You will also the opportunity to work additional hours within our Supported Housing & Care services through our internal staff bank.

Estuary is committed to safeguarding and practices safer recruitment standards and expects all staff to share the commitment to safeguarding children and people with care and support needs. The successful applicants will be required to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

This post is also subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

Employment Details

  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Hours: 37.5 per week
  • Pay: £15,602 Annually

Additional Information

In return for your hard work, we will provide you with ongoing training and support, excellent staff rewards and an exciting future in our expanding services.

So do you think this is for you? Are you ready for the challenge? Well if you are, we would love you to apply for this post.

At Estuary Housing Association we value inclusiveness and we are committed to embedding equality and diversity at the heart of our work. We aim to be an inclusive organisation, where individual differences are respected, where staff, people who use services, as well as their families and carers, are treated with dignity and on the basis of their merits, abilities and needs, and where everyone has a fair opportunity to fulfil their potential without suffering discrimination or disadvantage.

How to Apply

You can view this vacancy on our website

Contact info:

01702 463268
HR Department
Estuary Housing Association
8th and 9th Floors Maitland House
Warrior Square
Essex SS1 2JY