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The client is a 39-year-old fun loving lady who has cerebral palsy. She is dependent on assistance for all transfers and personal care. She communicates independently and successfully via an electronic speech aid. The client lives in her own home and requires care 1-1 24 hours per day. Support workers will assist the client to access community activities and complete therapy programmes under the direction of therapists.

Do you want to be part of a client centred and integrated team?

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join an existing team of carers looking after a fun-loving lady who has cerebral palsy.

Support Workers (Female)

£14.00 per hour weekdays

£15.50 per hour weekends

£137.28 per sleep shift – weekdays

£142.68 per sleep shift – weekends

3 days paid sick leave.

 

About the client:

The client is a 39-year-old fun loving lady who has cerebral palsy.  She is dependent on assistance for all transfers and personal care.  She communicates independently and successfully via an electronic speech aid.  The client lives in her own home and requires care 1-1, 24 hours per day.

About you:

Essential

·       An NVQ (or equivalent) in care and recent training would be an advantage.

·       You will have some experience of caring for people with physical and/or learning disabilities.

·       You will have a positive interest in active rehabilitation and a desire to enable this person to reach her full potential.

·       You will be female (Due to the occupational nature of the role. This post is compliant with Paragraph 1, Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 relating to Occupational Requirements.)

·       You will be a driver with a full UK driving licence and be confident to drive the client’s car.

·       You are a person with great communication skills especially with the client, her family and other professionals involved.

·       You will have a DBS on the update service or will complete an enhanced DBS if successful.  Initial DBS check paid for by us.

 

 

Desirable

·       You will have experience of managing others and knowledge of organising staff rotas will be required.

·        Current training in the following areas: Equality, diversity and inclusion, Health and safety at work, Control of substances hazardous to health, Fire safety awareness, Infection control, Food hygiene, Manual handling, First aid / basic life support including CPR, Safeguarding vulnerable adults, Safeguarding vulnerable children, Conflict management and Lone working.

 

Hours

Hours currently available- please see below.

Ideally these will be split between 2 people.

 

Monday 7.45 – 13.00

Monday – 12.45 -20.15

Friday 7.45 – 13.00

 

Alternate Saturday 12.45 – 20.15

Alternate Saturday night

 

Sunday 7.45 – 13.00

Sundays 12.45 – 20.15

 

Hours negotiated at interview.

 

Fantastic Opportunities:

 

·       Support of a dedicated case manager providing supervision, appraisal and professional development opportunities.

Qualifications:

DESIRABLE - NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent) in Care.

Provider Details:

We are a friendly, forward-thinking company, recently awarded the title of Case Management company of the year, who help our clients recruit their own support workers. You will be employed directly by the client, however, WCM oversee all aspects of the clients care package on her behalf.
Westcountry Case Management Ltd
01626 770729

Westcountry Case Management is committed to safeguarding and protecting all children, young people and vulnerable adults we work with by implementing a robust safeguarding policy including safer recruitment practices and expects all staff to share this commitment.

About you:

A patient, warm, caring, reliable and trustworthy person is needed who can work as part of a team. Full training, supervision and support will be provided as required.

New Starter Benefits:
Paid DBS check
Paid induction

To apply for this job please visit careers.activecaregroup.co.uk.