Support worker vacancies

Support Worker

Reference: TB/JC/Sept18
Location: Tamworth
Hours: Approx. 13-19.5 hours per week
Salary: £11.00 per hour (weekdays); £13.00 per hour (weekends)
Closing date: To be confirmed
Interview date: To be confirmed

Brief description


We are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive individual to support a 10-year-old boy with cerebral palsy in the Tamworth area.

You will support him with his rehabilitation programme and help increase his independence, both at home and in the community. He will need help around the home, such as bathing and dressing, and support with homework too. You will have sessions with him in the hydrotherapy pool and need to be a confident driver to drive his Motability car (minimum of 21 years of age due to insurance).

Shifts may include going away on holiday with him and his family for at least 3 weeks each year, including abroad (minimum wage 24 hour x 7 whilst on holiday).

Training and supervision will be given.

Shift pattern (regular hours):

Week 1
Thurs AM – 7.30 – 10.30
Thurs PM: 2.30 - 9.00
Fri AM 7.00 - 10.30

Week 2
Thurs AM – 7.30 – 10.30
Thurs PM: 2.30 - 9.00
Fri AM 7.00 - 10.30
Fri PM: 2.30- 9.00

This post may include evening, weekend shifts and occasional sleep-in duties.

About us


JS Parker Ltd (JSP) provides an essential service to both adults and children who have suffered brain and spinal injury. Qualified staff assess clients’ needs and offer individually designed case management and rehabilitation programmes. The company was established in 1994 and is now a successful rehabilitation and case management consultancy, working in close co-operation with the legal profession. We now have five offices employing around 80 staff. We manage over 400 support workers and provide services to just under 400 clients nationally.
JSP is not an agency. Recruitment of staff for small, personalised care teams is part of our case management service and is undertaken on behalf of individuals using this service.


Requirements


Essential

  • you are reliable and professional - you value honesty and discretion
  • you are friendly and approachable
  • you are flexible and you work well under pressure
  • you have a full, clean UK driving licence

Preferred

  • you have experience of supporting someone with a brain injury or cerebral palsy

If you are interested in working with us, we'd love to hear from you.


To apply, please download the application form below and return it to us by email at cyprec@jspsh.co.uk

For an informal discussion about this role please contact us on 0114 229 0100 quoting ref: LG/JC/Sept2018

CVs are not accepted
This post is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service check

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