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Support worker

Plymouth

  • Part time
  • 2024-05-31
  • £12.92 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 080524-50205

Job Overview:

We are seeking a highly skilled, experienced and compassionate enabler/support worker to work alongside and enable a young gentleman with physical disabilities. The ideal candidate should have excellent communication skills, demonstrate the ability to promote independence and hold a full clean UK driving license. This position would ideally suit a male due to some personal care being required and service user request for male companion/support.

This post is for two set weekdays a week (days can be agreed with service user and his family) – 9 hours per day – 09.00am – 18.00pm. However, some flexibility will be required to ensure needs are met and managed when family are not available.

Additional hours may be available with this service user employed directly by the family or with other service users within the company.

Responsibilities:

– Support and encourage with personal care.

– Support service user to participate in his chosen hobbies

– Moving and Handling

– Ensuring service user safety and well-being at all times

– Liaising with family as main carers.

– Ensuring nutritional needs are met.

This post is subject to:

At least two satisfactory job references

An Enhanced DBS check

Additional information:

Workplace pension scheme available.

Time and a half for bank/public holidays.

Holiday pay.

Does the job role include personal care?: Yes

Working Patterns:

Two days per weekday weeks. Days can be agreed with service user and his family.

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Job location

Job category

Care / support worker

Profile

Creative Living Care Services Domiciliary and Enabling Support Provider

Type of organisation

Private

Sector

Health and social care

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