Self Employed Support Worker/Carer

Ref: AH/SL

Self-employed carer / support worker required for a 17 year old man with cerebral palsy who lives with his family in Hungerford. Applicants must be energetic and have a good sense of humour.

Main responsibilities of the self-employed carer / support worker are:

  • All aspects of personal care
  • Assisting with hydrotherapy, physio and occupational therapy
  • implementing the use of an eye gaze system
  • Supporting client in accessing the local community, trips to cinema, pubs, football matches and music events
  • Ordering and administering of prescribed medication, preparation of food for a blended diet through a gastrostomy tube.
  • Washing and ironing of clients personal clothing and bedding, maintaining equipment and ensuring clients bedroom and bathroom are kept clean and tidy
  • Working alongside his team of treating therapists and carrying out their prescribed therapy between sessions

Our client seeks someone who is well organised and flexible. Hours available are as follows:

Monday – Friday term time 07.00 – 08.30 hrs

Monday – Friday term time 15.30 – 20.30 hrs

Saturday & Sunday  08.00 – 20.00 hrs

School holidays        08.00 – 20.00 hrs

Will consider full time, part time or occasional hours.

All posts are subject to DBS Enhanced Disclosure.  Full training will be provided. A full driving licence is preferable but not essential.

Closing Date: 18 December 2017


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