Support Worker - Thetford | Zoek UK | 69c897
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Thetford, Norfolk, England
Temporary (Full time)
Part Time. Support Worker. Field Assistant Social Care Breckland Thetford Norfolk
Your new company
Your new role
Assist disabled employee with field-based duties (habitat and species monitoring and recording on nature reserves) by carrying out physical tasks on his behalf that he is unable to undertake.
Tasks will include but are not limited to:
Help with steadying wheelchair for movement from vehicle to wheelchair
Assist with note taking and diagram drawing - on observations while in the field
Hold and turn pages on reference books
Assist in transporting and using equipment needed in the field - camera/phone/digital voice recorder/books
Help with any difficulties in manoeuvring wheelchair on uneven ground
Be present if employee needs to eat/drink and require assistance
Summon help in the event of an emergency
Help with any other reasonable requests for physical assistance while on site
What you'll need to succeed
Willingness to work outdoors
Reliability and trustworthiness
Good Communication skills
Full driving licence with own car and business use insurance - job involves travelling to remote locations
Basic First Aid knowledge
Willingness to follow Covid-secure working arrangements
Satisfactory Enhanced DBS check
A minimum of 6 months experience in a social care role in the last 2 years
What you'll get in return
Fixed term role
Competitive rate of pay
A role which makes a real difference
Varied work environments
Access to other assignments with Hays
What you need to do now
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