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This week’s duty manager

This week’s duty manager is Penny Jenkins. Her phone number is 07721 127758 both for calls or texts if you have any queries, concerns or issues.

Please text her first thing in the morning if you are undertaking a home visit on your own and let her know:

  • Time of visit and time you expect to finish.
  • Carer name and reference number (Database and/or Mosaic if applicable)

Please also text her if it is after 5pm and:

  • You have finished your evening group
  • You have finished your evening hospital shift, once you are out of the building and in your car.

If she hasn’t heard from you within 15 minutes of your expected finish time she will call you to check that you are ok, so do let her know if you are running late.

Do not email as these are unlikely to be picked up immediately.

If you are working on the late Wednesday Response Line or Saturday Morning shift, please make sure you are aware of who your colleagues are. If you are on together in a building, please try to go in to start your shift and to leave the shift together.

News Feed

2001, 2020

Man with a pan

In collaboration with the Community Chef, CSWS are running a five session cookery workshop for male carers in West Sussex.

Purpose of the workshops

Man with a pan is delivered by the Community Chef, who have helped thousands of people to improve their cookery and nutrition skills. Community Chef […]

901, 2020

The Open University launches scholarship fund to support carers

The Open University is launching The Carers Scholarships Fund. This will provide 50 UK-based carers with up to £18,000 to study an OU course of their choice. To ensure young adult carers are encouraged to apply, 15 places have been reserved for those between the ages of 18-28.

The OU […]

201, 2020

Dry January…is here!

Dry January is here! It is a chance to detox after the festive season.

We will be putting items out on social media throughout January including a truly inspiring real carer story from our Drugs and Alcohol Carer Wellbeing Workers, Kelly and Iona.

We hope to reach family and friends affected by […]

912, 2019

CES has received enquiries for equipment that will support people with vision impairments. We do not believe we are qualified to advise on this and would suggest you direct any carer who makes such an enquiry, to 4Sight for advice and guidance.

The following article has been prepared for us by […]

Staff Forum

Here you have the opportunity to raise anything you feel the new Staff Forum should be discussing.  You can do this anonymously if you wish.

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CSWS Volunteer Policy
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WSCC Learning and Development Gateway user guide
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