CLIENT & SUPPORT WORKER

Support Worker Vacancy

SUPPORT WORKER (Female)

Part-time hours, Chesterfield (S40) Area

An exciting opportunity has arisen to support a 7-year-old girl within her own home and community. Our client has complex health needs which include cerebral palsy, hypertonia, and speech and language difficulties.

Your Role:

You will be required to:

  • Support the client in all aspects of daily living
  • Motivate and encourage participation in a range of recreational pursuit
  • Follow therapy programs as agreed with involved professionals (including Physiotherapy)
  • Log any Accidents/Incidents, keep a medication record, daily activities record and support worker expenses and mileage record
  • Travel with, act as driver, or take responsibility for the client when travelling, ensuring that safety is a priority whilst using public transport and when accompanying the client on each outing
  • Clean client’s rooms and any associated equipment
  • Deliver personal care
  • Administer medication (once trained)
  • Undertake any other appropriate and reasonable task in relation to the employment as agreed with the client’s family and Case Manager
  • Be flexible in hours of work to satisfy the client and her family’s needs.

Person Specification:

  • Patience, enthusiasm, maturity and professionalism are essential for this position
  • You must have a degree of flexibility in this position
  • Experience working with young adults with complex Brain Injury is essential
  • Full U.K. Drivers Licence essential
  • Experience in cleaning clinical equipment is desirable as this needs to be done to the highest standard
  • Non-smokers only please.

HOURS: 19.5 hours each week comprising of 3 evenings for 4.5 hours (15:00 – 19:30). Remaining 6 hours to be used flexibly over the weekend as agreed with parents.

Additional hours available during school holidays.

PAY: £12.50 per hour weekdays- £13.50 per hour weekends

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