Bank Support Worker/ PA/ Buddy
This role would particularly suit someone who is looking for shift work but who is also looking to reduce their working hours. There should be at least 11 weeks work per year covering annual leave.
Our client is a 33-year-old lady who has cerebral palsy, is wheelchair dependent and requires support with personal care, transfers, accessing the community, managing her emotional needs and other aspects of her daily life.
The support worker will enable the client to undertake social and leisure activities. This will include support with a home exercise program set up by the physiotherapist, accompanying our client out shopping, on social activities and outings, trips, and holidays. The support worker will be enthusiastic and motivated to take spontaneous trips out.
Our client seeks someone who is well organised, flexible and a good communicator. She is looking for a competent, sociable, motivated, and enthusiastic person to join the team to support her in her daily living and work towards further enhancing her independence.
The support worker should have experience with cerebral palsy/mental health and have proven experience with complex moving and handling. Confident, creative, and independent, with the ability to take the initiative and work alone.
The bank support worker will be required to cover shifts as required, staff holidays and sickness. They should be flexible and willing to deal with the day to day needs of the family. A variety of shifts are available to include days, nights, and weekends.
An NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent is desirable. Otherwise the applicant must be willing to undertake Care Certificate training.
All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure with Adult Workforce Barring. Full training will be provided. A full driving licence is essential, must be happy to drive the client’s vehicle on motorways and long-distance as required.
NB: Community Case Management Services Limited are not the Employer
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