Job Title: Support Worker

Location: Selsey           

Hourly rate: £10 per hour        

Reference:   DP2146          

Hours/shifts: Minimum of 15 hours per week available during school holidays, minimum of 5-6 hours per week available in term-time. Apply for any of the above hours.

Summary

  • A young 21 year old man who has cerebral palsy and learning difficulties looking for a support worker to help with;
  • Accompanying during social and leisure activities
  • Accompanying on trips out
  • Driving and accompanying to social events
  • Activities
  • Washing and bathing
  • Showering, drying hair, Assistance getting in  and out of wheelchair (transferring)

 

 

Other Requirements

         

  • Must have a UK driving licence
  • Must have access to own vehicle

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.

Person specification

The successful applicant will be: 

Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality

  • Reliable with good time-keeping
  • Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative
  • Hygienic, tidy minded and well organised
  • Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
  • Patience and possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Honest and cheerful
  • Creative
  • 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 & Safety

Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.