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Job adverts for our current roles are shown below.  If you feel that you would be a good fit for any of these roles then we would love to hear from you.  We would also be more than happy for you to contact us to discuss any aspect of the roles further.

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Support Worker, Stanmore

  

Ref: Jan22/Stanmore

Details coming soon.

Support Worker, Luton

  

Ref: Jan22/Luton

Details coming soon.

Support Worker, Fiskerton, Nottinghamshire, NG25

Ref: Dec2021/GM/EC (HACM)

 

If your passion for working in care is equal to that of your passion for football, socialising and music then our client is keen to meet you! An avid Nottingham Forest fan, our client is 19 years old, attends Portland College and lives with his parents and sibling in a remote area of Fiskerton.

 

The Role:

Our client has cerebral palsy and epilepsy and uses a wheelchair full-time; he therefore requires round the clock support with all aspects of his daily living including personal care, hoisting, feeding and medication.  Support assistance will be required on family outings and when visiting places of interest or activities with our client.

 

Our client is non-verbal but able to understand and respond to direct questions and can indicate what he requires using a speech device, Eye Gaze and basic Makaton signs, the use of these is being encouraged both at College through SALT and at home. Full training in all aspects of our client’s care will be given.

 

The role may involve some cooking of meals for our client and help with basic everyday domestic tasks.

 

About You:

You do not need to be a driver for this role however our client’s location is not easily accessible via public transport so you would need your own vehicle or means of travel to get to our client’s home.

 

You will hold at least an NVQ Level 2 or equivalent, in Health and Social Care. If you do not hold these qualifications but have proven experience in the above areas without formal qualifications, please still apply.

 

You will support our client by following his care plan and implementing his therapy programme, working alongside his father and one other Support Worker. Water therapy is part of his programme so you will be comfortable around a pool.

 

You will be flexible, reliable, patient and have a positive and empathetic attitude to working with a young adult with additional needs and supporting him whilst helping to develop his skills.

 

Pay:

 

£13 per hour weekdays.

 

Hours / Shifts (overall approximate hours per week will be 24-28):

 

Monday to Wednesday 7am to 9am and then 5pm to 9pm (typically a 6-hour split shift each day)

Thursday & Friday hours are flexible as our client does not attend college on these days.

 

Examples of shifts for these days could be 10am to 3pm / 8am to 6pm / 10am to 5pm

Job advertisements may be for a specific gender, this is a genuine occupational requirement and is stated in accordance to the Equality Act 2010, paragraph 1, schedule 9. We encourage applications from individuals regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs, sexual orientation, pregnancy/maternity, disability and marital status, a criminal conviction may not necessarily prevent employment.

Our posts require an enhanced DBS certificate and operate a non-smoking environment, at all times.

Support Worker, Alton, Hampshire, GU34

Ref: Dec2021/MB/KJ

 

A very happy, smiley but somewhat mischievous client is looking for an animal loving Support Worker who would love to join him in creating arts and crafts pieces and who doesn’t mind losing at board games!

 

Our 12-year-old client lives at home with his parents, dog and 2 cats and is supported in achieving his therapy goals by his small care team. Interviews are being booked now so please get in touch if you think the job below would be a good fit for you.

 

The Role:

                                                                                                                  

Our client has cerebral palsy and epilepsy and uses a wheelchair full-time, he therefore requires round the clock support with all aspects of his daily living including personal care, feeding and medication.

 

He is currently non-verbal but working with his therapists and team, along with using eye gaze and a smart box to communicate, and gaining confidence with verbal language.

 

As a typical young boy, he loves being out and about and visiting places where he can enjoy interactive play so the Support Worker would have to be able to drive his large, automatic vehicle. When at home our client loves spending time in the garden, arts and crafts and playing games.

 

Full training in all aspects of our client’s care will be given along with supervision and support of the private therapy team.

 

About You:

You will support our client by following his care plan and implementing his therapy programme.  You will provide support with feeding, hoisting, personal care and administration of medication.

 

You will be flexible, reliable, patient and have a positive and empathetic attitude to working with a child with additional needs and supporting him whilst helping to develop his skills.

 

You will have experience working with children with additional needs.

 

Pay:

 

£13 per hour weekdays and weekends.   £14 ph bank holidays.   £15 ph waking nights.    £8.91 ph sleeping nights.

 

Shifts:

You will be offered a minimum of 30 hours per week and those hours are shown below.  Additional hours will be available to cover staff annual leave or sickness. You will be able to work at least 1 night a week and will have a full weekend off once a month.  On the weekends you work you’ll be working both days.  In school holidays there may be opportunities to work a double shift from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. Nights are mainly sleeping nights and you will be paid at waking night rate if disturbed.

 

Weekdays:    7:00 am to 10:00 am or 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm  (3 or 6 hours per day)

Weekends:    7:00 am to 2:00 pm or 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm (7 or 6 hours per day)

Nights:           8:00 pm to 7:00 am

Job advertisements may be for a specific gender, this is a genuine occupational requirement and is stated in accordance to the Equality Act 2010, paragraph 1, schedule 9. We encourage applications from individuals regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs, sexual orientation, pregnancy/maternity, disability and marital status, a criminal conviction may not necessarily prevent employment.

Our posts require an enhanced DBS certificate and operate a non-smoking environment, at all times.

Support Worker, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7

  

Ref: Nov21/JR/CCM /Newquay

 

Our client is a 43-year-old male who loves to go to the gym and playing golf so if you love the outdoors and joining in these hobbies it would be a bonus.  He likes to keep busy and would love the opportunity to try fishing and other active pursuits that will occupy his time and help achieve his rehab goals.

Our client has an Acquired Brain Injury and is supported by a small home care team who enable him to live on his own. This is a complex case, and our client will require support to manage challenging, but non-aggressive behaviours and support with substance misuse.

Our client is independently mobile but does occasionally use a mobility scooter.  His speech can become slightly impeded when he is tired however, he is able to express his needs clearly.  No personal care is required in this role.

You will receive professional support, training and supervision from a Case Manager to help support our client and will have the full support of the team that currently work with him to enhance and help him achieve a healthy lifestyle.

About you:

  • Experience of working with a person with an Acquired Brain Injury and/or in a Support Worker role is desirable but more important is your desire and aptitude to provide support for our client

  • You will be caring, reliable and have a positive outlook on life

  • You will be able to motivate our client and encourage him to try new activities whilst building a rapport with him

  • You will be able to follow guidance provided as well as use own initiative in providing the best care and environment for our client.

  • You will be a driver with your own car which you will use to take our client out.  The Employer will pay the difference between your standard motor insurance policy and the cost of a business insurance motor policy and mileage will be paid at 0.45 per mile.

Pay:

Weekdays: £14.50 per hour

Weekends & Bank Holidays £16 per hour

Shifts:

You will be working an average of 10 hours per week.  A typical working pattern might be two shifts of 3 hours on both Saturday and Sunday, and 2 weekday sessions of 2 hours.

 

There is flexibility on days and times worked which can be agreed with the successful candidate, but the hours are to be worked during the daytime rather than evenings.

 

There are likely to be optional extra hours available in the future.

 

Job advertisements may be for a specific gender, this is a genuine occupational requirement and is stated in accordance to the Equality Act 2010, paragraph 1, schedule 9. We encourage applications from individuals regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs, sexual orientation, pregnancy/maternity, disability and marital status, a criminal conviction may not necessarily prevent employment.

Our posts require an enhanced DBS certificate and operate a non-smoking environment, at all times.