Support Worker - Bridgnorth
Our client is a 16-year-old young girl who lives with her family in her own accommodation, all care is provided in the home environment and community. She has all her food, fluids and medication via a PEG and she communicates using Makaton and requires assistance to safely mobilise.
Our client’s parents require a care team to support them to provide a high standard of care, therapy and social opportunities for their daughter. She attends a special school and enjoys accessing the community and taking part in family activities.
The successful applicant will work as part of a team providing support, care and therapy ensuring her safety and physical wellbeing. Our client has regular therapy and the focus of her parents is for their daughter to reach her full potential. A team of support workers are required to support the parents to facilitate their child’s development, working towards common goals.
Our client seeks someone who is patient, warm, caring, reliable and trustworthy who can work as part of a team. In addition you will need to be well organised and flexible.
IT skills are required to complete electronic records.
Applicants with experience of caring for children or adolescents with physical or learning disabilities would be preferred, however this is not essential as full training will be provided, along with supervision and support.
Working hours: 20 hours per week, plus additional hours to cover leave and sickness as and when required, to cover days, nights and waking nights.
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 Child Workforce Barring. A full driving licence is essential as you will be required to drive the client’s vehicle.
NB: Community Case Management Services Limited are not the Employer.
If you require any further information, please contact Recruitment on 01608 682522 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
"Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010" for a female worker to work with our client.
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