CLIENT & SUPPORT WORKER

Support Worker Vacancy

SUPPORT WORKER (Female)

Full-time hours, Tickhill/ Doncaster Area

An exciting opportunity has arisen to become part of a small well-established care team who support a 20-year-old young lady within her own home and community. Our client has cerebral palsy and is wheelchair dependent. Aspects of personal care involved and support with therapy programs.

Your role:

  • Supporting our client in her own home and in the community ensuring she is well-supported whilst encouraging independence.
  • Reinforcing and assisting in delivery of a Physiotherapy program under the guidance of the necessary professionals.
  • Motivating and encouraging our client to participate in a variety of recreational pursuit.
  • Travel with, act as driver for the client or take responsibility, ensuring safety whilst using public transport when accompanying the client on outings.
  • Ensuring accuracy in completion of detailed shift records submitted on an electronic system.

Person Specification:

  • Some experience working with young adults with an acquired brain injury is essential but all necessary training will be given
  • Highly-motivated and proactive attitude in organising and implementing activities within and outside the clients home
  • A positive and reassuring approach
  • Non-smokers only
  • Full UK Driving Licence and access to a car is essential
  • Availability to support the young lady on holidays and short breaks if required
  • You must have a degree of flexibility as the working hours are based on a Rota.

 HOURS: 36 hours per week on a rota basis. Usually, 12 hour shifts on a rolling Rota comprising of both waking day shifts and sleeping or waking night shift.

Please do not apply if you are not willing to do both day and night shifts.

(We also have 24-hour per week position available for this client- please see our other jobs)

 PAY: £12.00 per hour for waking days, £10.00 per hour for sleeping nights, £13 per hour for waking nights

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