Community Support Workers

  • Job Reference: PEO/0821/CSW
  • Date Posted: 10 September 2021
  • Employer: Rutland County Council
  • Website:
  • Location: Oakham, Midlands
  • Salary: £9.62 to £9.81 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: £9.62 - £9.81 p/h plus enhancements for weekends/bank holidays
  • Sector: Social care
  • Job Type: Part Time

Job Description

Do you want to make a difference? Are you kind, patient and hardworking? Do you have fantastic people skills?  If that’s you, this is the job for you…


If you have a real understanding of, and commitment to, personalised support for adults with complex needs, then this could be the role for you.


About you…

  • Positive attitude, motivated and enthusiastic
  • Caring nature with great interpersonal skills
  • Previous experience in a similar role would be advantageous
  • Clean driving licence and able to travel around the county


About the roles…

Working within the Community Support Services, our Community Support Workers get the opportunity to experience roles within our MiCare; Supported Living and Day Opportunities services supporting a wide range of service users with complex care and support needs. Due to the nature of the roles, some elements of physical work such as moving and handling and delivering personal care will be required.  Some evening and weekend work is required to meet the needs of the Community Support Service.


We can offer you a comprehensive induction and a tailored training plan, with support to undertake the QCF Diploma and Level 2 Health and Social Care qualifications if you do not already hold these.


The successful Community Support Workers will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The costs for the DBS are paid by us.


The Community Support Workers interviews will be held in September/October 2021. Please be advised that this is subject to change, in which case we will give appropriate notice.


Our offer to you:

We offer work that makes a difference to people’s lives, a safe working environment; structured salary reviews; generous annual leave entitlement plus 8 days paid bank holidays; local government pension scheme; occupational health service and flexible working policies to enable you to balance work and home commitments.


Find out more: 

To learn more about working with us visit or if you have any queries about this role please contact Tammy Thurley, Team  Manager - Community Support Services on 07973 854359 or at  Tracey Gilbert, Assistant Manager - Supported Living on 07813 395007 or at or Sue Giddens, Assistant Manager - MiCare Services on 07973 854383 or at 

How to apply: 

Click on the apply button which will redirect you to the Jobs Go Public (JGP site) where we handle all of our vacancies.  If you already have a JGP account you will be asked to login, or alternatively if you don’t have an account you will be guided through the set up process.   Access to an account is necessary as all updates regarding your application will be sent via the JGP site to the email you have registered. 

If you are experiencing problems or have any queries about the application process please call us on 01572 758343 or email us at 

All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will be sent out via email from the Jobs Go Public site. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment team. 

Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.