Support Worker

Recruiter
Out of the Box Services Ltd
Location
Sheffield
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Out of the Box Services Enabling people who need extra help to lead a more fulfilling and inclusive life

Also known as Friends Together we are a small family run company providing help to people who need extra support to live the life they choose.

We believe our customers deserve the best service for their money and we aim to provide services to meet the highest standards.

We currently have an opportunity for a confident and enthusiastic Personal Assistants to work with one of our customers.

Our customer, a woman in her late 30s with Multiple Sclerosis, living in Lodge Moor, would like primarily split visits 10am to 12pm and 18.30 to 19.30 spread over 7 days with the working rotas agreed on an adhoc basis in advance.

She requires support with day-to-day tasks and help to access the local community. Specific tasks will include but not be limited to helping to prepare meals and with household chores as well as supporting her to attend appointments and go shopping.

Our customer is spiritual and follows the teachings of a yogic guru and practices meditation while working towards inner engineering. She is currently following a Raw Diet.

She requires help to plan and manage her week ensuring she gets the best value out of the support she receives, however this needs to be done with compassion, patience and understanding as the effects of her impairments can make her lose focus and over plan

The ideal candidate will be confident working independently while liaising with a multidisciplinary team. They will be able to establish and maintain a positive relationship with others who may have difficult personalities. They will need the strength of character to deal with challenging behaviour while maintaining firm professional boundaries.

The candidate must have a full, clean UK driving licence, the right to work in the UK and will be required to complete a DBS check.

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