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Support Worker, Stanmore, Middlesex

Ref:

July21/KB/SLCM

Location:

Stanmore, HA7, Middlesex

Shifts/Hours:

Term Time - Monday to Friday - 15:00 to 19:00

 

School Holidays - Monday to Friday - 08:30 to 19:00

Pay:

£15.00 per hour weekdays up to 17:00

 

£17.00 per hour weekdays after 17:00

 

The Job:

Our client is a lovely, highly intelligent 8 year old boy who loves chess, learning Japanese, playing his keyboard, doing word puzzles and playing games.  He lives in his family home with parents and two siblings.

Following a frontal lobe brain injury, he has difficulties with concentration, sensory processing and regulation of emotions and behaviour and

needs help to express his feelings in language and interpret different situations. He has difficulties in the areas of visual-motor integration and co-ordination which can result in messy eating/spilling drinks.  His difficulties with sensory process can impact his attention and concentration and he needs help developing his gross and fine motor skills.

You will help him to develop his cognitive skills through a play-based programme of activities as well as developing his academic skills supporting with his homework and help him improve his cognitive skills.  As can be expected, our client can get frustrated and this can lead to challenging behaviours, you can help alleviate this by maintaining his routines, reinforced by visual timetables.

About you:

You will be a caring and reliable individual with a positive outlook on life.  You will be clearly spoken and be an excellent communicator with good social skills. You should be able to work with our client at his highly intellectual level.

You will work closely with our client’s therapy team (e.g. Speech and  Language, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy) and implement the therapy programmes they have devised and be able to build a rapport with our client to enable him to develop his skills and regulation of his emotions.

Experience of working with children or young people is essential.  Experience of working with children or young people with additional needs/ autism is desirable but more important is your desire to work with a child with complex needs.

You should understand and be respectful of working in a family home environment.

This job may be of interest to someone with a Psychology, Music or Art Therapy background.

An enhanced DBS certificate is a requirement, criminal convictions may not necessarily prevent employment.

The Post operates a non-smoking environment at all times.

DAY Support Worker, Pinner, Middlesex

Ref:

July21/RP/SBK/04

Location:

Pinner, Middlesex

Shifts/Hours:

2 days a week - 08:00 to 21:00 (26 hours per week)

Extra hours will be available to cover for other members of the team.

Pay:

PRE PROBATION: £11.00 per hour weekdays, £12 per hour weekends

 

POST PROBATION: £12.00 per hour weekdays, £13 per hour weekends

 

The Job:

We are looking for Support Workers to join our home care team to care for a 38-year-old man who is a wheelchair user with complex cerebral palsy, in his family home.  This would be a permanent role.

R is non-verbal but able to express his wishes and preferences. He has a great sense of humour and enjoys the company of happy, lively people with outgoing personalities.  He loves to be taken out most days either for a walk in his wheelchair or in his own specially adapted vehicle. 

 

He enjoys day trips and loves the theatre and being in water in his home hydrotherapy pool.  You will provide full personal care, assist with all activities, meal preparation, feeding and administration of medication (full training provided).

 

About You:

R’s support workers must be team players with a positive outlook and be willing to train and learn about his particular needs.  His support workers will help him to achieve his rehabilitation goals, including assisting him with exercises in his hydrotherapy pool.

You will be friendly and reliable with excellent communication skills.  You will be respectful of working in a family home and working alongside our client’s mother who is highly involved in his care.

You will be flexible and ideally able to work both day and night shifts once your initial training is completed.  If you cannot do the night shift this should not prevent you from applying for this day shift role.  The night shift hours are shown below for information.

Night shifts 9pm to 1am at waking night rate (£11 per hour weekdays, £12 per hour weekends, rising to £12/13 after probation) and from 1am to 8am at sleep in rate (£8.91 per hour).

Experience of assisting someone with complex needs is preferable.  However, if you lack experience please do apply as full training will be provided by a friendly and supportive team.  Most important is the desire and aptitude to work with a person with a significant disability. 

You will need to be a driver as you may drive R’s adaptive vehicle (automatic) and 25 or over for insurance purposes.

An enhanced DBS certificate is a requirement, criminal convictions may not necessarily prevent employment.

The Post operates a non-smoking environment at all times.

NIGHT Support Worker, Pinner, Middlesex

Ref:

July21/RP/SBK/03

Location:

Pinner, Middlesex

Shifts/Hours:

2 nights a week - 21:00 to 08:00 (22 hours per week)

Extra hours will be available to cover for other members of the team.

Pay:

09:00 to 13:00 Waking Night Rate

 

PRE PROBATION: £11.00 per hour weekdays, £12 per hour weekends

 

POST PROBATION: £12.00 per hour weekdays, £13 per hour weekends

 

13:00 to 08:00 Sleep In Rate

£8.91 per hour.

The Job:

We are looking for Support Workers to join our home care team to care for a 38-year-old man who is a wheelchair user with complex cerebral

palsy in his family home in permanent roles. 

R is non-verbal but able to express his wishes and preferences. He has a great sense of humour and enjoys the company of happy, lively people with outgoing personalities.  You will provide full personal care and administration of medication (full training provided).

 

About You:

R’s support workers must be team players with a positive outlook and be willing to train and learn about his particular needs and help him to achieve his rehabilitation goals. You will need to attend day shifts during training.

You will be friendly and reliable with excellent communication skills.  You will be respectful of working in a family home and working alongside our client’s mother who is highly involved in his care.

You will be flexible and ideally able to work both day and night shifts once your initial training is completed.  If you cannot do the day shift this should not prevent you from applying for this night shift role.  The day shift hours are shown below for information.

Day shifts (during training) £11 per hour weekdays, £12 per hour weekends (rising to £12/13 after probation). 

Experience of assisting someone with complex needs is preferable.  However, if you lack experience please do apply as full training will be provided by a friendly and supportive team and most important is the desire and aptitude to work with a person with a significant disability. 

You will need to be a driver as you may drive R’s adaptive vehicle (automatic) and 25 or over for insurance purposes.

An enhanced DBS certificate is a requirement, criminal convictions may not necessarily prevent employment.

The Post operates a non-smoking environment at all times.

Support Worker/Buddy, Thornbury, South Gloucestershire

(Near Bristol)

Ref:

July21/GH/02

Location:

Thornbury, South Gloucestershire (Near Bristol)

Shifts/Hours:

8 hours minimum every week.

4 of those hours to be worked on a Saturday or Sunday and the other 4 hours to be worked at the weekend or after school.

 

Our client is flexible around hours so please do apply, even if you can only work some of these hours.  

 

There will also be the option for additional hours, particularly in school holidays.

Pay:

£14.69 per hour Weekdays before 6pm, where sessions are more than 2 hours - £12.69 per hour.

 

Weekends, weekday evenings after 6pm and weekday day time sessions of less than 2 hours - £14.69 per hour

The Job:

We are looking for a buddy/support worker for our 15-year-old client who lives at home with his parents, younger sibling and cat. 

 

He is a happy, cheerful boy with a great sense of humour who has Cerebral Palsy with right-sided weakness.  He can be unsteady

but this does not restrict him from doing almost anything!  He has hearing difficulties (speech unaffected), and attends a mainstream school. 

 

An active boy who loves animals, going out, sport and participating in different activities, when you meet him you would scarcely

notice his hearing or physical impairments and would instead be struck by his chattiness, humour and sense of fun. 

 

About You:

You will be a reliable, patient, happy person with a fun-loving personality who has a positive and empathetic attitude to working with a child

with additional needs.  You will be pro-active in working with our client to plan and coordinate activities with him.

We are looking for someone who is flexible around the hours they work and it is essential you are a driver with a full clean licence and

access to a car.

 

You will enjoy taking our client out to activities such as football matches and sports clubs, going to the gym, and playing video games with

him. You will enjoy dog walking and help him to connect and offer help in the dog sharing community.   You will encourage his independence and engage him in social and leisure activities which you will join in with him.  You will have a good basic education and be able to assist with homework.

You will like cats and dogs and have no pet allergies.

No personal care is required for this role. 

 

An enhanced DBS certificate is a requirement, criminal convictions may not necessarily prevent employment.

The Post operates a non-smoking environment at all times.

Support Worker/Enabler, Bournemouth

Ref:

July21/JS/CCM

Location:

Bournemouth, BH8 area

Shifts/Hours:

 

Term time - Average of 22 hours per week to be worked as follows:

 

Four hours per day on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday between 15:00 to 19:00

Seven hours on Thursday between 15:00 - 20:00

 

Six hours every other Sunday from 11:00 to 17:00

 

School holidays - 22 hours per week, days and hours to be agreed with family

 

Pay:

£14 per hour weekdays

£15 per hour weekends / bank holidays

The Job:

 

We are looking for a Support Worker/Enabler in a permanent role for our client who is an 11-yearold boy with cerebral palsy living at home

with his close-knit family.

Our client is fun-loving and energetic with a “wicked” sense of humour.  He is independently mobile and uses a walker or wheelchair to aid

his mobility outside.  His speech is impaired, and he is working hard on his speech production, therefore you will need to be very clearly spoken. He also uses a communication aid, some basic signing and hand gestures to communicate. He will require some help at mealtimes

to ensure he is safe and attend to his cleanliness. 

Our client does lots of activities such as cubs, sport clubs and drama, and needs support to take part in these activities.  He is also very interested and proficient in technology.  He needs someone who can help encourage development of his skills and independence and who

is happy to take part in a range of activities with him.

 

About You:

 

You will be a reliable, patient, energetic and happy person with a fun-loving personality who has a positive and empathetic attitude to working with a child with additional needs and helping to develop his skills and independence. You will work seamlessly in the child’s home environment, understanding the child’s position within his wider family and respecting the family routines.

Someone who has worked with children with physical disabilities is ideal but more important is your attitude and aptitude for the job as full training will be carried out, including from the various therapists who work with our client (e.g. Physiotherapist, Speech & Language therapist)

You must be a driver as you will drive our client’s adapted vehicle and over the age of 25 for insurance purposes. 

 

An enhanced DBS certificate is a requirement, criminal convictions may not necessarily prevent employment.

The Post operates a non-smoking environment at all times.

Carers - Live In/Visiting Care - Southampton, Hampshire

Ref:

June21/CC/Southampton

Location:

Southampton centre and surrounding areas

Shifts/Hours:

Usual hours of working are between 07:00 & 10:30 and 16:00 & 22:00 each day of the week.

 

A minimum of 16 hours per week is offered however further hours are available up to a maximum of 48 hours.

 

Carers are given 2 clear days off each week.

 

Pay:

£10 per hour weekdays before 18:00

£11 per hour after 18:00 and weekend

Travel time between clients is paid at £10 per hour plus 0.45 pence per mile is given for travel expenses.

 

Holiday:

Statutory holiday including bank holidays

A day off for your birthday each year

The Company:

 

Christie Care are an established company providing visiting and live-in care. They look after the physical, psychological, spiritual,

social and environmental needs of their clients in their own homes.

 

Both experienced carers and those who are new to the care sector are welcomed as full training will be provided.  Christie Care is a friendly and supportive company with truly great employee benefits, such as:

 

  • Paid travel between clients plus mileage

  • Pension Scheme

  • Flexibility

  • Excellent training

  • Free private health care

  • Uniform

  • PLUS pamper days, birthday day off, employee of month scheme, bonus for compliments received from our clients to name just a few.

The Job:

 

You will provide care and support to clients who wish to remain independent in their own home.  You will provide physical care, emotional support and companionship with respect and dignity towards our clients. You might be preparing meals, shopping, carrying out personal care, giving medication and providing companionship.

 

Contracts are flexible, full and part-time hours are available for a minimum of 16 hours a week, to fit in with your life and commitments.  Most of our clients require care in mornings and late afternoon/evening.

 

About You:

  • You must have a driving licence and own your own vehicle.

  • You must be kind, reliable, and flexible.

  • You will have good literacy and numeracy skills and be able to follow written and verbal guidelines.

  • You will have a “can do” attitude and be willing to learn.

  • You will be a team player.

 

An enhanced DBS certificate is a requirement, criminal convictions may not necessarily prevent employment.

The Post operates a non-smoking environment at all times.

 

Carers - Live In/Visiting Care - Gosport, Hampshire

Ref:

June21/CC/Gosport

Location:

Gosport centre and surrounding areas

Shifts/Hours:

Usual hours of working are between 07:00 & 10:30 and 16:00 & 22:00 each day of the week.

 

A minimum of 16 hours per week is offered however further hours are available up to a maximum of 48 hours.

 

Carers are given 2 clear days off each week.

 

Pay:

£10 per hour weekdays before 18:00

£11 per hour after 18:00 and weekend

Travel time between clients is paid at £10 per hour plus 0.45 pence per mile is given for travel expenses.

 

Holiday:

25 days including bank holidays

A day off for your birthday each year

The Company:

 

Christie Care are an established company providing visiting and live-in care. They look after the physical, psychological, spiritual,

social and environmental needs of their clients in their own homes.

 

Both experienced carers and those who are new to the care sector are welcomed as full training will be provided.  Christie Care is a friendly and supportive company with truly great employee benefits, such as:

 

  • Paid travel between clients plus mileage

  • Pension Scheme

  • Flexibility

  • Excellent training

  • Free private health care

  • Uniform

  • PLUS pamper days, birthday day off, employee of month scheme, bonus for compliments received from our clients to name just a few.

The Job:

 

You will provide care and support to clients who wish to remain independent in their own home.  You will provide physical care, emotional support and companionship with respect and dignity towards our clients. You might be preparing meals, shopping, carrying out personal care, giving medication and providing companionship.

 

Contracts are flexible, full and part-time hours are available for a minimum of 16 hours a week, to fit in with your life and commitments.  Most of our clients require care in mornings and late afternoon/evening.

 

About You:

  • You must have a driving licence and own your own vehicle.

  • You must be kind, reliable, and flexible.

  • You will have good literacy and numeracy skills and be able to follow written and verbal guidelines.

  • You will have a “can do” attitude and be willing to learn.

  • You will be a team player.

 

An enhanced DBS certificate is a requirement, criminal convictions may not necessarily prevent employment.

The Post operates a non-smoking environment at all times.

 

Carers - Live In/Visiting Care - Bracknell, Berkshire

Ref:

June21/CC/Bracknell

Location:

Bracknell centre and surrounding areas

Shifts/Hours:

Usual hours of working are between 07:00 & 10:30 and 16:00 & 22:00 each day of the week.

 

A minimum of 16 hours per week is offered however further hours are available up to a maximum of 48 hours.

 

Carers are given 2 clear days off each week.

 

Pay:

£10 per hour weekdays before 18:00

£11 per hour after 18:00 and weekend

Travel time between clients is paid at £10 per hour plus 0.45 pence per mile is given for travel expenses.

 

Holiday:

25 days including bank holidays

A day off for your birthday each year

The Company:

 

Christie Care are an established company providing visiting and live-in care. They look after the physical, psychological, spiritual,

social and environmental needs of their clients in their own homes.

 

Both experienced carers and those who are new to the care sector are welcomed as full training will be provided.  Christie Care is a friendly and supportive company with truly great employee benefits, such as:

 

  • Paid travel between clients plus mileage

  • Pension Scheme

  • Flexibility

  • Excellent training

  • Free private health care

  • Uniform

  • PLUS pamper days, birthday day off, employee of month scheme, bonus for compliments received from our clients to name just a few.

The Job:

 

You will provide care and support to clients who wish to remain independent in their own home.  You will provide physical care, emotional support and companionship with respect and dignity towards our clients. You might be preparing meals, shopping, carrying out personal care, giving medication and providing companionship.

 

Contracts are flexible, full and part-time hours are available for a minimum of 16 hours a week, to fit in with your life and commitments.  Most of our clients require care in mornings and late afternoon/evening.

 

About You:

  • You must have a driving licence and own your own vehicle.

  • You must be kind, reliable, and flexible.

  • You will have good literacy and numeracy skills and be able to follow written and verbal guidelines.

  • You will have a “can do” attitude and be willing to learn.

  • You will be a team player.

 

An enhanced DBS certificate is a requirement, criminal convictions may not necessarily prevent employment.

The Post operates a non-smoking environment at all times.

Support Workers - Maidenhead, SL6

Ref:

July21/OLIM/SBK

Location:

Maidenhead, SL6

Shifts/Hours:

Either Saturdays or Sundays      10:30 to 19:45

Occasional Fridays                      16:30 to 19:45

 

There will be flexible opportunities to work extra hours on weekdays in the school holidays.

Pay:

£14 per hour weekdays

£15 per hour weekends

£19.50 per hour bank holidays (subject to pay review)

The Role:

We are looking for two Support Workers for young out-going, fun-loving client.

  • Direct employment in a permanent role, you will mainly be working with another Support Worker.  This is an evolving role which may develop into the role of a Rehabilitation Support Worker/Assistant.

  • You will join our small home care team to look after a fun-loving, sensitive and friendly 14-year-old with physical and learning disabilities.

  • This role will require giving our client personal care.

  • Our client enjoys listening to music and playing computer games, being outdoors and doing activities with Support Workers.

  • You will be able to accompany our client and his family on trips out, short breaks and family holidays to assist with their care.

  • You will support our client with rehab goals including physio and speech & language therapy.

  • Our client is a Makaton user so experience in this would be an advantage, however full training in this and other.

About You:

  • A full, clean UK driver’s licence is essential.  You will be driving our client’s manual adapted vehicle and must be 25 or over for insurance purposes.

  • Willingness to take part in outdoor activities and accompany the family on day trips and family holidays.

  • Caring and reliable and with a positive outlook.

  • Able to follow guidance provided as well as use own initiative.

  • Able to build a rapport with our client to enable him to develop skills of independence, building confidence and supporting the development of physical abilities.

  • Experience of working with children or young people with physical or learning disabilities is desirable but more important is your desire to work with a young person with complex needs.

  • Respectful of working in a family home environment and able to provide support for the family as a whole.

An enhanced DBS certificate is a requirement, criminal convictions may not necessarily prevent employment.

The post operates a non-smoking environment at all times

House Keeper Role (P/T - Day) - Maidenhead

 

Ref:

June21/FKR/OLIM

Location:

Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6

Shifts/Hours:

Term time (Monday to Friday) 2.30 – 5.30pm

 

There will also be the option for additional hours in the school holidays.  Hours to be agreed with the family.

Pay:

£14 per hour

The Role:

We are looking for a House Keeper in a direct employment, permanent role, supporting our client’s family by ensuring that the household is kept in good order and that the family’s needs are met.

  • You will be responsible for household tasks such as cleaning, laundry, tidying, meal planning, food shopping and cooking for our client’s family

  • To support the family with scheduling and co-ordinating activities

  • To pick up their 11 year old child from school each day and return to the family home

About You:

  • A full, clean UK driver’s licence and your own car are essential. Mileage and any additional expense incurred for business insurance will be covered.

  • Caring, trustworthy, patient, committed and reliable and with a positive outlook

  • Confident, friendly and with a good sense of humour

  • Respectful of working in a family home environment

  • Ability to build a rapport with the family

  • Experience in a similar role working with children is desirable but most important is your aptitude and willingness to work with the family to make a real difference to their lives

An enhanced DBS certificate is a requirement, criminal convictions may not necessarily prevent employment.

The Post operates a non-smoking environment at all times.