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Support Worker (Part Time)
Frampton Cotterell, Nr Bristol (with travel throughout the area)
Are you a positive and personable Support Worker with experience of providing learning, cognitive and/or behavioural support? Looking for a rewarding role where you can support one person and be there every step of the way as she achieves her goals? If so, read on.
About the Organisation
Maximising potential for over 20 years, our client provides a specialist case management service that helps individuals recruit their own support workers.
Their ambition is to inspire clients, their relatives and professionals alike by consistently attaining excellent outcomes; supporting people with compassion and kindness.
Our client is now looking for a female Support Worker to provide a high level of care to their client, a 34 year old woman with cerebral palsy who loves having fun and trying new things.
- Salary of £9.97 per hour on weekdays and £10.88 per hour on weekends
- Make a genuine difference to someone’s life
- Join a skilled team of seven who love what they do
- Statutory holiday and benefits
As a Support Worker, you’ll support a woman with cerebral palsy who relies on a wheelchair and communication aid for speech.
You’ll provide 1:1 care to the individual in a happy family environment and cover all areas of personal care and companionship. The service user is sociable, fun and eager to try new activities, so you’ll need to be friendly, have a good sense of humour and be keen to join her in her daily adventures.
As part of your role, you will be required to drive the client’s vehicle to take her to community activities and complete her therapy. Car insurance will be covered, but a full driving licence is key.
To be considered as a Support Worker, you will need:
- Experience of providing learning, cognitive and/or behavioural support
- A full, valid driving licence
- Excellent communication skills
- A positive attitude
Due to the nature of care required, only female applicants will be progressed for this role. This post is compliant with Paragraph 1, Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 relating to Occupational Requirements.
An NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent) in Care would be beneficial to your application, but this isn’t essential.
Other organisations may call this role Support Worker, Care Worker, Personal Care Assistant, Healthcare Worker, Healthcare Co-ordinator, Care Co-ordinator, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant or Healthcare Assistant.
This is a part time role, with the following hours available. Our client welcomes applications from candidates who are interested in all or some of the available hours.
- Tuesdays: 07:45 18:00 every week
- Wednesdays: 12:45 18:00 every week
- Saturday/Sunday: 12:45 20:15 both days every other week
Extra bank shifts may be available for annual leave/sickness cover.
This position requires a fully enhanced disclosure request from the DBS.
So, if you’re seeking your next step as a Support Worker, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.