Waking Nights Support worker - Liskeard, Cornwall

Recruiter
Mencap
Location
Liskeard, Cornwall
Salary
9750.0000
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
07 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you looking for a challenging yet rewarding role, where you will be helping people to live independently and improve their day to day lives? If yes, then this is the role for you!

In Liskeard we currently support one lady to keep her safe, happy and healthy. She is severely epileptic and at risk of SUDEP (Sudden Death in Epilepsy). We are looking for a friendly and enthusiastic support worker who has a high standard of cleanliness and can support them to access their local community.

Things you may need to support with:

  • Medicine administration and management
  • Assisting to prepare and cook healthy meals
  • Helping with finances
  • General domestic duties

Attached is a personal profile on the lady you will be supporting. Some activities she enjoys are; sewing, beading, shopping, going on the train and much more.

Key skills and experience:

  • Knowledge and understanding of learning disability is desirable
  • Driving licence is not required for this role, but is desirable

The role is covered by working 2 nights on and 4 nights off which may occasionally mean that 3 shifts will be worked in one week.

One of the most amazing things about being a Support Worker is that anyone can do it! As long as you have a positive attitude and want to improve the lives of those with a learning disability, we will support you with progression opportunities throughout your career with us.

Does this sound like you? Then we would love to hear from you! Click the apply button today…good luck!

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