Bank Care Workers / Carers Required - Hornchurch, Essex

Recruitment Genius
04 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Part Time
Bank carers are required to work with a 7 year old boy who has cerebral palsy with communication difficulties and who is wheelchair dependent. He lives with his parents and older brother. He enjoys watching TV, going to the park and playing with sensory toys. The Bank Carers will work within the family home and local community.

Bank Carer Role Overview:
The role of the Bank Carer is to support our client in all aspects of his care including therapy programmes, carrying out all personal care, assisting with transfers and social outings. Two carers are required for each shift to manage his moving and handling needs and monitor his epilepsy.

Bank Carer Attributes:
- *Physically fit for moving and handling purposes.
- Confident with medical conditions, especially epilepsy.
- Experience of working with a child with a neurological condition is desirable.
- Patient with a proactive and encouraging approach.
- Good communication skills, initiative, tact and diplomacy are all required.
- A full driving licence (endorsements to be disclosed) and willing to drive the client's wheelchair adapted vehicle is essential.

Bank hours to cover waking night shifts, Monday - Sunday, 8:30pm - 8:30am
Weekend shifts, 10am-6pm and Daytime hours during school holidays

Applications welcome for working any of the hours specified.

GBP9 per hour Monday to Sunday (depending on experience), free DBS check and on-going training and support.

Application Form:
Applicants will be sent a link to download an application form, which also includes a job description giving you further information about the role. Please complete the form and return it to us at the email address provided. You will be able to state your availability as well as providing us with additional information we need about you in order to shortlist you for the role.

This position requires a disclosure request from the DBS. A conviction will not necessarily prevent you from being employed.

* The employer claims exemption under the Equality Act 2010

Ref 036/KW.