Support Worker

Location
Norfolk
Salary
£14 - £15 per hour
Posted
09 Apr 2018
Closes
23 Apr 2018
Ref
00319933j
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Permanent


About the role: 

Support Workers are required to provide a one to one flexible support service on a casual basis to support an existing care team. Our client is an adult male, wheelchair user, who has physical and cognitive support needs, following an acquired brain injury. 

Rate of pay will be dependent on shift: 

Hours: Shifts will vary and will be offered on an as and when required basis and will include day and sleep-in night shifts. Flexibility will be required to ensure our client’s care needs are met. 

Weekday: Monday to Friday Day Shifts - £14 per hour 
Weekend: Saturday and Sunday Day Shifts - £15 per hour 
Weekday: Monday to Friday Night Shifts £120 per shift 
Weekend: Saturday and Sunday Night Shifts £150 per shift 
Bank Holidays: Day or Night £15 per hour, Christmas Day: £25 per hour 

About you: 

You must have previous experience of working in a care environment with experience of following care / support plans. 

Our client likes to spend time with his daughter and has several leisure interests including attending the gym and the theatre. We are therefore ideally seeking candidates who can support him in accessing and participating in these activities. 

Candidates must have the ability to demonstrate a person centred approach to their work and must be able to undertake training courses as required. It is essential that you have the following skills: 

-Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work in a professional manner 
-Flexible Approach 
-Ability to work in confidential manner, being honest and conscientious whilst maintaining professional boundaries. 
-Reliable and punctual 
-Ability to act pro-actively and make informed decisions 
-Ability to work as a lone worker 
-Have good organisational skills. 
-Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. 
-Excellent team player 

You must also hold a full driving licence. 

Due to the nature of the role an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service will be required. 

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Charities, Third Sector, Not For Profit, Care Worker, Voluntary Sector, Social Care, Vulnerable People, NFP, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.