Personal Assistants / Support Workers / Carers - Burnley

Location
Burnley
Salary
£9 per hour
Posted
03 Feb 2017
Closes
03 Mar 2017
Ref
00064265
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Healthcare
Function
Operations
Job Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Personal Assistants / Support Workers / Carers

Permanent Part-time or Bank Hours available

This leading Nationwide provider of Case Management & Rehabilitation Services requires Personal Assistant/Support Worker/Carers to support their client, a delightful boy age 13, who lives in the family home in Hapton, nr Burnley, Lancashire. He has Cerebral Palsy, & is severely physically disabled, but very bright. He is dependent in all daily living activities and requires a high level of assistance.

Role
This role is to assist our client with all aspects of care. You will be expected to implement daily therapeutic programmes & have a general role in promoting his learning, care and independence in the home & community.

Are you....
- A driver with a full driving license to drive in the UK
- Confident working in a client's home and sensitive to the needs & wishes of his parents
- *Physically fit - Even with specialist equipment in place and training, it is important that you are physically fit. A Handling Management Plan designed to reduce the risk of handling injuries may require you to bend, kneel, squat or lunge to ensure good posture during handling tasks.
- Confident supporting our client in accessing the wider community & in a swimming pool
- Able to demonstrate an understanding of confidentiality & privacy
- Flexible with working hours
- Able to work as part of a team, prepared to listen & learn new things
- Responsible & proactive with an encouraging approach
- Reliable, trustworthy and able to work under own initiative and be creative
- Excellent at planning and able to 'risk assess' activities
- An excellent communicator
- A good English speaker, to assist with Speech & Language therapy
- Confident using IT
- Organised & an excellent time keeper
- A non-smoker, the working environment is smoke-free
- Experienced or qualified in caring for children/young people with severe disabilities (desirable)

Hours
Part-time hours available to cover following shifts: Wednesdays 2.30pm - 9pm, Thursdays 3.45pm - 9pm, Fridays 8.45pm - 9am & Saturdays 10am - 9pm. Hours can be shared by more than one person, additional hours available during school holidays and to cover staff absences.

Pay & Benefits
From £9.00 per hour, depending on experience, to be reviewed after successful completion of probation. Holiday entitlement, ongoing training & support provided. Free DBS.

Application Form
Applicants will be sent a link to download an application form, with a full Job Description. Please complete the form and return it to us at the email address provided. You will be able to state your availability and provide us with additional information, in order to shortlist you for the role.

Satisfactory references & proof of eligibility to work in the UK will be required

This position requires a disclosure request from the DBS
A conviction will not necessarily prevent you from being employed
The post will close once the positions have been filled

*The employer claims exemption under the Equality Act 2010