Carer / Support Workers - Lower Kingswood, Surrey

Tadworth, Surrey, England
£10.00 - £13.50 per hour
23 Nov 2016
21 Dec 2016
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Part Time
Carer / Support Workers
Permanent & Bank Hours
Lower Kingswood, Surrey

Our client is a young boy, who was involved in a car accident, which resulted in a traumatic brain injury.

Our client has significant physical, cognitive & communication difficulties and is dependent on others for all aspects of his daily care and mobility. He is fed via a Gastrostomy tube and receives no food or liquid orally. He is doubly incontinent and wears pads to manage his hygiene. He has limited Speech and is currently working on increasing his communication.

Prior to his injury, our client was an active young man and enjoyed basketball & handball and was a member of his school basketball team. He enjoyed air shows and trips into the countryside with his family. He has a keen interest in cars and enjoys watching motor racing & sports on TV. He enjoys playing video games and has a very 'slapstick' sense of humour and will smile in response to jokes or songs. He lives with his parents and younger brother in an adapted property.

Role Overview:
The role of the Carer/Support Worker is to assist our Client (and his parents) with all aspects of his care. You will also be expected to implement daily therapeutic programmes to promote his treatment, learning, care and independence in the home & community.


*Physically Fit, for moving & handling purposes.

Experience of working with children/adults with special needs.

Experience of working waking nights preferred for those wishing to work night shifts

Confident working in a family home and sensitive to the needs & wishes of the client and his family; able to demonstrate the need for confidentiality & privacy, reliable and trustworthy.

Proactive, encouraging, creative with a good sense of humour.

Flexible - to help with the family and general running of the household as & when the need arises.

A full driving license (endorsements to be disclosed) and willing to drive the clients adapted vehicle.

Non Smoker - this post operates in a non-smoking environment.

Available shifts: 4pm - 10pm & 10pm - 10am Monday to Friday and 10am - 10pm Weekends. Additional hours may be available, especially during the school holidays.

£10 - £13 per hour Monday - Friday and £11 - £13.50 per hour Weekends, depending on experience. (An enhancement will be given for Waking Night & Bank Holiday Shifts) Ongoing training & support provided. Free DBS check.

Application Form
Applicants will be sent a link to download an application form, including a full job description. Please complete the form and return it to the email address provided. You will be able to state your availability as well as providing additional information for shortlisting.

Satisfactory references & proof of eligibility to work in the UK will be required.

DBS disclosure required.
A conviction will not necessarily prevent you from being employed.

*The employer claims exemption under the Equality Act 2010

Interviews to take place week commencing 19th December 2016