Support Worker Vacancy


Part-time, Crich/Matlock Area

An exciting opportunity has arisen to become part of a small well-established care team who support a young girl within her own home and in the local community. Our client has Cerebral Palsy and Epilepsy. She attends mainstream school.

Your Role:

You will be required to:

  • Take and collect the client to/from school during term-time
  • Motivate and encourage participation in a range of recreational pursuit
  • Follow therapy programs as agreed with involved professionals
  • Log any Accidents/Incidents, keep a medication record, daily activities record and support worker expenses and mileage record
  • To 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
  • Cleaning of client’s rooms and any associated equipment
  • 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
  • Experience working with young adults with complex Brain Injury is essential
  • Reliable car and full U.K. Drivers Licence essential
  • You must have a degree of flexibility as the working hours are based on a Rota
  • Non-smokers only.

HOURS: The shifts include days, evenings, and some weekends on a rota basis. Rota shifts will be discussed at interview. (18-25 hours available approximately).

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

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