Support Worker Caring People Limited – Harlow
£10.50 an hour
Full Job Description
Employed by a Respected and Specialist Care Provider
DRIVING LICENSE ESSENTIAL to apply for this role
£10.50 per hour days, £11.00 per hour waking nights and £65.00 per sleepover +company benefits
Full Time and Part Time hours available
Shifts on a ROTA basis including some weekends
Rota given 1 month in advance approx.
We are recruiting for Personal Assistants/ Carers to join a specialist team in supporting our client who has a muscle wasting condition (Spinal Muscular Atrophy – Type 2) .
Our client is in the second year of a four year degree in Fashion at Brighton University and requires support both at home and at University. Due to the current covid situation she is currently based in Harlow full time, studying remotely and hopes to return to Brighton for term times when the situation is safer.
Providing all aspects of personal care and therapy assistance.
Support in social activities and accompanying this lady on holidays
Assisting with domestic tasks and food preparation
Support in some technical activities like photography, filming and other activities to be directed by client, no experience is needed but is welcomed.
You must be friendly, flexible, reliable and a good communicator.
You will have a respectful attitude; combined with being able to take direction whilst still recognising when to use your own initiative, or when to take a step back.
A full clean driving licence is essential.
You must be prepared to travel between Harlow and Brighton to support both home life and University life. Travel expenses will be paid for travel between home and University.
Previous care experience would be advantageous, but not essential as full specialist training will be given.
Working a combination of shifts including: –
Day shifts, waking nights, day shift plus sleepover
Double up shifts (morning and evening)
You will be working within a small team providing care and support all year round, including weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis
We would also be looking for a person who is just interested in waking nights.
Please note it is a completely non-smoking environment
This employer provide specialist care teams for individuals who live within their own homes. The client base is varied and includes Spinal Cord Injury, Acquired Brain Injury and other Neurological Conditions.
28 Days Holiday Pay, Company Sick Pay, Payment to attend all Training, Membership of a Health Cash Plan, Paid DBS checks, Double Time Pay on Bank Holidays, Personal Development Opportunities, Cycle to Work Scheme
THIS IS NOT AN AGENCY JOB – IT IS A PERMANENT POSITION WORKING FOR A RESPECTED AND SPECIALIST CARE PROVIDER.
Working in 1 location – the client’s own home (so, no travelling between clients)