Support Worker - Full/Part Time & Bank - RAR

Location
Bishop's Stortford
Salary
£12 - £14 per hour
Posted
14 Sep 2017
Closes
12 Oct 2017
Ref
00073492
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Healthcare
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Full/Part Time & Bank
Bishops Stortford, Essex, CM22
£12.00/hour weekdays, £14.00/hour weekends

If you have experience of working with children with special needs, or can demonstrate a genuine interest in this area, with the right aptitude and willingness to learn we would like to hear from you. We can offer a rewarding job with a bright and enthusiastic 9 year old boy who has cerebral palsy and non-verbal communication needs. He lives at home in spacious accommodation in Henham, Essex with his family, needing support in all activities of daily living including personal hygiene , feeding and dressing, and also when enjoying out of school outdoor activities such as ice skating.

You will need to be:

- Confident and respectful about working in the client's own home
- Keen to learn new things e.g. personal care routines (training will be given)
- Proactive with an encouraging approach and able to positively engage with the client
- Able to work under your own initiative in a family setting
- Able to undertake all aspects of the handling management plan using specialist equipment
- A basic knowledge and understanding of computer and the ability to operation eectronic devices is desirable
- Car driver desirable

They can offer:

- A rewarding and enjoyable role
- Training and development, including use of Eye Gaze technology
- Good rates of pay
- Flexible working hours to cover, weekdays 7am - 9 am, 3.45 - 8 pm and sleeping and waking nights 10 pm to 7 am. Weekends and school holidays hours will be between 9 am - 5 pm or 10 am - 6 pm.

Apply now sending your CV

Satisfactory references and proof of eligibility to work in the UK will also be required.

This position requires a disclosure request from the DBS.