Female Support Worker - Camborne, various hours available

Expiring today

Recruiter
Mencap
Location
Camborne, Cornwall
Salary
14625.0000
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Female Support worker to join our team at 2 supported living services in Camborne, Cornwall.

The role will involve supporting 2 older ladies to engage in diverse activities, both at home and in the local community. Candidates must be able to swim in order to support one of the ladies to swim 2/3 times weekly. Other activities may include sensory walks in local woods/ on local beaches, trampolining, sensory activities at home in sensory room, swimming, attending weekly disco, visits to places such as the Eden Rroject, the Camel Trail and Dairyland as well as support with daily living: household tasks, personal care, banking, shopping and cooking.

One of the ladies we support is an active lady in her 40s who loves swimming, likes spending time with her family, enjoys music and gets involved with a range of sensory activities from cooking to gardening. She enjoys spending time in her home, involved in sensory activities as well as getting out and about in her local community, regularly.

The other lady you will support is 73 and lives in her own flat. She uses a wheelchair when out in the community and enjoys getting out and about but can present some challenging behaviour. She also likes keeping her home clean and tidy and displaying some of her work that she will have created with your support.

This role would suit a, caring person who can take initiative with activity planning, work positively as part of a team as well as individually and employ a sensitive and compassionate approach towards the ladies concerned.

Driving for this role is essential to be considered for this role.

Please see the additional information below for an attached one-page profile

Does this sound like you…?

If the answer is yes, then we would welcome your application, please click the apply button to submit you interest and complete an application form today…. Good luck!!

Job ID: 9128