Support worker vacancies

Support Worker

Reference: JG/LF/Dec2017
Location: Ponteland Area
Hours: 30 hours a week
Salary: £10.00 per hour weekday; £7.50 per hour sleep in
Closing date: 28/01/2018
Interview date: To be confirmed

Brief description

We are seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and proactive individual to support a young adult with cerebral palsy.

You will be working within a family home for a young adult who is committed to Paralympic sport. Training is part of his weekly routine, alongside socialising with friends during the daytime, evenings and weekends. Travelling away from home will be required once established.

You will be required to assist in all aspects of personal care including feeding and drinking. Organisation skills would be an asset as you will be assisting in organising sport and social activities.  You will support him with his rehabilitation programme and to increase his independence, both at home and in the community.  rehabilitation programme and to increase his independence, both at home and in the community. Training and supervision will be given.

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 calm under pressure

Preferred:

  • You have experience of supporting someone with cerebral palsy
  • You have worked in a family home before
  • You have a full, clean driving licence
  • You have your own car that you can use for work purposes

To apply, please download the application form atand return it to us by email at rec@jspne.co.uk

For an informal discussion about this role please contact us on 01661 845960 quoting ref:  JG/LF/Dec17

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