Jobs

Support Worker

Ref: OM/RD

Support Workers required for a delightful young girl who has Cerebral Palsy living in Shropshire.

 

Our client is aged 16 years, and currently lives with her family in her own accommodation; all care is provided in the home environment and community.   The client has all her food, fluids, and medication via a PEG, she communicates using Makaton and requires assistance to safely mobilise.

 

The family seek to add to the care team to help to support them in providing a high standard of care, therapy, and social opportunities for their daughter.  She attends a special school and enjoys accessing her community and taking part in family activities.

 

You will work as part of a team providing support, care and therapy for the client ensuring safety and physical wellbeing.  The young girl 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.

 

Working hours: 24 hours per week, although this is flexible depending on the successful candidate. Additional hours are available most weeks to cover leave.    

 

Typical shifts are:

 

Weekends, Mondays and School holidays: 8.15am – 8.15pm and 8.15pm – 8.15am waking nights.

 

Tuesday – Friday (term time): 3.45pm – 10.15pm and 10.15pm – 10.15am waking nights.

 

Our client seeks someone who is well organised and flexible.

 

 

The successful candidate will have a patient, warm and caring nature, confident in using IT such as email and electronic record keeping. A full driving licence is essential.

 

An NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent is desirable. Otherwise, the applicant must be willing to undertake Care Certificate training. Past experience with Makaton and/or PEG feeding are desirable qualities for this position.

 

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure with Child Workforce Barring.  Full training will be provided.

 

NB: Community Case Management Services Limited are not the Employer

 

If you require any further information, please contact Recruitment on 01608 682522 or recruitment@ccmservices.co.uk

 

 

Job Reference: OM/RD

Download PDFClick to download PDF with full job description