Support worker vacancies

Support Worker

Reference: LG/JC/Nov2017
Location: Sutton Coldfield/ Tamworth
Hours: Approx 12 to 18 hours per week term-time, additional hours during school holidays
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 10yr old boy with cerebral palsy in the Sutton Coldfield 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 24hr x 7 whilst on holiday). Training and supervision will be given. 

Week 1 term-time

Regular hours

Wed – 2.30 pm – 8.30 pm

Thur – 7.00 am – 10.00 am

Fri     – 7.00 am – 10.00 am

 Week 2 term-time

Regular hours

Wed – 2.30 pm – 8.30 pm

Thur – 7.00 am – 10.00 am

Fri     – 7.00 am – 10.00 am

Fri     – 2.30 pm – 8.30 pm

Additional Hours during the school holidays:

Shift pattern during school holidays:

Wed – 8.30 am – 8.30 pm

Fri     – 8.30 am – 8.30 pm alternate weeks

Sat    – 8.30 am – 8.30 pm monthly

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

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

For an informal discussion about this role please contact us on 0114 229 0100 quoting ref: LG/JC/Nov2017

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