Support Worker Required

Location
Sutton Coldfield / Tamworth area
Salary
£11 per hour (weekdays); £13 per hour (weekends)
Posted
29 Nov 2017
Closes
26 Dec 2017
Ref
LG/JC/Nov2017
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Part Time

SUPPORT WORKER REQUIRED
– SUTTON COLDFIELD / TAMWORTH AREA –

My name is J and I live in Sutton Coldfield. I am nearly 10 years old and I have Cerebral Palsy. This means I find some things difficult and need help with them.

The help I need is listed below:

  • Helping me to move around inside and outside of my home
  • Bath time, cleaning my teeth
  • Getting dressed and undressed
  • Making sure I eat and drink well
  • Cleaning and tidying my home
  • Support with homework
  • Completing my therapy programmes
  • Sessions in my Hydrotherapy pool or the one in school
  • Going out to nice places that I choose
  • Travelling on a bus
  • Confident driver to drive my Motability car (minimum of 21 years of age due to insurance)
  • Going away on holiday with me and my family for at least 3 weeks each year including abroad (minimum wage 24 hrs x 7) whilst on holiday with me.
  • Help overnight sometimes too
  • Helping my Mum and Dad when they need it

I pay my support workers £11 per hour for week days and £13 per hour for weekend days, unless it is when I am on holiday.

The times when I need this help are:

Week 1 term-time - Regular hours:
Wed – 2.30 pm – 8.30 pm
Thur – 7.00 am – 10.00 am
Fri – 7.00 am – 10.00 am

Week 2 term-time - Regular hours:
Wed – 2.30 pm – 8.30 pm
Thur – 7.00 am – 10.00 am
Fri – 7.00 am – 10.00 am
Fri – 2.30 pm – 8.30 pm

Additional Hours during the school holidays:
Shift pattern during school holidays:

Wed – 8.30 am – 8.30 pm
Fri – 8.30 am – 8.30 pm alternate weeks
Sat – 8.30 am – 8.30 pm monthly

Additional hours will also include cover for other Support Workers when they are on holiday or sick. The hours may change from time-to-time to make sure I get the help when I need it. 

About you
Essential:

  • you are reliable and professional - you value honesty and discretion
  • you are friendly and approachable
  • you are flexible, and you work well under pressure
  • you have a full, clean UK driving licence

Preferred:

  • you have experience of supporting someone with a brain injury or cerebral palsy

If you are interested in working with us we'd love to hear from you

To apply, please download the application form at www.casemanagement.co.uk and return it to us by email at cyprec@jspsh.co.uk

For an informal discussion about this role please contact us on 0114 229 0100 quoting ref: LG/JC/Nov2017

CVs are not accepted
This post is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service check

JS Parker Ltd - company reg no. 5142992  Registered office: Northern House, 73 Carter Knowle Road, Sheffield S7 2DW 

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