Support Worker / Carer - Hemel Hempstead area

Location
Hemel Hempstead
Salary
£12 - £14 per hour
Posted
14 Nov 2018
Closes
12 Dec 2018
Ref
00089095
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Healthcare
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Support Worker -Hemel Hempstead area- full time/part-time
- Hemel Hempstead, HP3 area
- £12 to £14
- Full time/part-time
- Full clean driving licence preferred

Have you worked in a support role with children/young adults with special needs?
or
Are you interested in working in a support role with a young adult with special needs but perhaps lack experience in this area?

Are you flexible with your working hours?
Would you like to work, mainly with another support worker, in a friendly and caring team?

ABOUT THE ROLE
They are looking to recruit a full time/part-time support worker(s) to complete their care team, to work with an 18 year old man who lives with his family and has Cerebral Palsy and associated complex care needs.

Cover is required mainly for day shifts, before and after school, weekends, bank holidays and during school holidays

You will support the family to care for him by undertaking a range of duties, usually working closely with another member of the team to provide the highest standards of care.

They will require help with all activities of daily living and also to enable him to access learning, social and leisure activities.

The role will involve working within the family home and providing assistance in all aspects of personal care including washing, dressing, toileting and feeding. You will also be assisting with implementing therapeutic and leisure activities in the home and wider community.

ABOUT YOU
- Experience of working with children or young people with complex needs is useful but not essential as full training and support will be provided. Most important is your aptitude and desire to work with a young man with complex needs.
- You will be confident about working in a family home and sensitive to the needs and wishes of the young man and his family
- You will be able to establish a good rapport with the young man and to engage him in activities appropriate to his age and functional abilities with a positive outlook and sense of humour.
- You will be a motivated and enthusiastic individual who is patient and tolerant. A good communicator who is honest, reliable, punctual and trustworthy and able to work as part of a team.
- You will be able and willing to update existing skills or learn new ones.

WORKING HOURS
Full time, minimum of 35 hours per week or part-time to be discussed. Cover is required mainly for day shifts, before and after school, weekends, bank holidays and during school holidays

PAY RATES PER HOUR
£12 per hour - Monday to Friday (day time)
£14 per hour - weekends and bank holidays

Satisfactory references and proof of eligibility to work in the UK will be required. The position requires a disclosure request from the DBS. A conviction will not necessarily prevent you from being employed.

This company is not a recruitment agency, they recruit directly for their clients. No agencies please.

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