Support Worker / Mother's Help / Buddy - Portland, Dorset

Portland, Dorset, England
£8.00 - £11.00 per hour
21 Nov 2016
19 Dec 2016
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Part Time
Support Worker/Mother's Help/Buddy
Portland, Dorset
(Fixed-Term - 12 weeks)

Our Client:
Our client lives with his fiancée, who has a head injury, and their 1 year old son. They are expecting their second child in the New Year. Our client is a gentleman with congenital achondroplasia (dwarfism). He has upper back increased curvature and is independently mobile with a wheeled Zimmer frame. He also has an 11 year old daughter, who has not inherited his condition.

To support and, where necessary, assist our client's fiancée with their new born baby during the night.

Are you…

- Confident working in client's home and sensitive to the needs and wishes of the family?
- Interested in working with new born children?
- Flexible and able to use own initiative?
- Somebody with an encouraging approach and a good sense of humour?
- Cheerful and caring with a positive/responsible attitude?
- Reliable, trustworthy and a good communicator?
- A driver with a full driving licence
- A non-smoker (this post operates a non-smoking environment)?

10.00pm - 7.00am, 3 - 4 days a week, for night time support for client's fiancée and their new born baby.

This post is initially for a Fixed Term Contract for 12 weeks from the beginning of February for a minimum of 25 hours per week. There is a need for flexibility and teamwork and some day time hours may be available.

Rates of Pay:
£8.00-£9.00 per hour, Weekdays and £9.00-£11.00 per hour, Weekends (Depending on experience and qualifications), Waking Nights.

£National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage (dependant on age) per hour, Sleeping Nights

Applicants will be sent a link to download an application form, including a job description with further information, to be completed and returned to the email address provided.

The position requires DBS disclosure

A conviction will not necessarily prevent you from being employed

Satisfactory references and proof of eligibility to work in the UK are required

Interviews will take place week commencing 5th or 12th December 2016