Support worker vacancies
Hours: Approximately 30 hours per week plus sleepovers - shifts to be discussed
Salary: £12 per hour weekdays; £14 per hour weekends; fixed rate for sleepover and double time on bank holidays
Closing date: 06/05/2019
Interview date: TBC
We are seeking enthusiastic and proactive individuals to support a gentleman with a brain injury in the Leith area of Edinburgh as part of a team.
You will support him with his day to day living which includes giving personal care, preparing meals, assisting with household tasks and supporting the gentleman to access his local community. You will support the client with his communication needs, following guidance from his Speech and Language Therapist. You will work as part of a team providing 24/7 care and support to him in his own home and out in the community. You will be accountable to the Case Manager, and full training and supervision will be given.
This post will include evening, weekend shifts and sleep-in duties.
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.
- 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 driving licence
- you have experience of supporting someone with a brain injury
- you have experience of working with someone in their own home
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
For an informal discussion about this role please contact us on 0131 554 8970 quoting ref: RB/ND/SW/FEB2019
CVs are not accepted
This post is subject to an enhanced Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check
We're also recruiting for a Team Leader for the same client - please view the vacancy here.