Female* Support Worker/Driver GN4836a
£10.00 per hour
•I am an intelligent, independent, young woman with cerebral palsy and epilepsy.
•I am looking for friendly Driver/Support Worker, with a good sense of humor who is willing to drive me to the swimming pool and support me with all my needs before, during and after swimming
3.5 hours Saturday Mornings
3.5 Sunday Mornings
For two people to work alternate weekends rather than doing weekends every week. Or if you are happy to do the weekends it can be one role.
Bank hours available to cover sickness and absence
"Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9."
Must have a UK driving licence
Other : As this position involves you driving my car, I am restricted to employing people who are aged 25 years or over due to Insurance rules. Being able to swim is desirable
All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check
Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.
Nature of the work:
To accompany and support me with swimming.
Assisting employer to get changed at swimming pool
Driving and accompany to the swimming pool
Accompanying me in the swimming pool
The successful applicant will be:
Female due to personal care tasks
Respectful of my privacy and confidentiality
Reliable with good time-keeping
Able to follow instruction from me and also work on own initiative
Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
Patience and possess excellent interpersonal skills
Honest and cheerful
Someone who will take time to listen to me and work out what I want
Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
Legally permitted to work in the united kingdom
Able to work at all times to high standards of health and safety
Previous experience with epilepsy
Happy to drive long distances in my car which is manual
Must like animals as I have a two cats
Smoking only allowed during your break, outside the property and not around me
Confident swimmer desirable