Support workers are required for a young lady (16 years old) with a cerebral injury living in Stonehouse, Gloucester.
We are looking for a strong candidate who is enthusiastic, imaginative and caring with a good sense of fun. The successful candidate will work with the client in the family home, providing support in all aspects of her personal and social life; enabling her to develop communication skills in order to express choice and preference enhancing all aspects of her life.
The successful candidate will be required to work closely with the client’s family and other professionals involved, ensuring a unified approach to positively engaging the client in all aspects of her life, her safety and attending to her physical needs as required. They will have a resilient and robust personality and a positive attitude and outlook on life. They need to be empathetic, understanding, non-judgemental.
We have two positions available; One position will be contract 20 hours a week and the other position will be bank support worker. These positions will include weekdays, weekend and sleeping night shifts and flexibility is essential. Overtime will be available.
All posts are subject to DBS Enhanced Disclosure. Full training will be provided. A full driving licence is essential.
Closing Date: 24 November 2017Click to download PDF with full job description