Support Workers

Recruiter
HEAD FIRST
Location
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary
£12.58 - £14.86 per hour
Posted
09 Oct 2020
Closes
06 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Permanent

Part-Time/Bank Support Workers Required – Cheltenham

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

£12.58 per hour weekdays, £14.86 per hour weekends, NLW/NMW per hour for overnight shifts

Time and a half on bank holidays

On behalf of our client, Head First is recruiting for part-time and bank support workers to join a 24/7 team that provides support to a 25-year old lady with an acquired brain injury who lives in her own home in Cheltenham. Head First do not directly employ support workers, but we recruit the support workers on behalf of our clients.  The day-to-day management of the support team is the responsibility of the Team Leader with advice and support from Head First.

Support requirements:

An average of 13-14 hours per week plus the opportunity to work overtime.

Shifts are on a fixed four-weekly rota to include early shifts, afternoon/early evening shifts and overnight shifts on weekdays, weekends and bank holidays.

The successful applicant would enable our client to be as independent as possible, keep her busy and active whilst managing her fatigue levels, support her to make decisions and problem-solve, and focus on her skills and abilities.

Our client enjoys shopping, listening to music and outings, and prior to Covid-19, attended a voluntary placement twice a week.

The successful applicant would also work closely with members of the clinical team.

Confidence to drive an adapted vehicle, and a full driving licence is essential.

Female applicants only as this is an Occupational Requirement under the Equality Act 2010.

Up to date DBS at enhanced level required – the employer will pay if you need to apply for one.

About Head First:

Head First provides access to mandatory training and brain injury specific training.  Head First also provide regular 1:1 clinical supervision and 24/7 emergency on-call support.  Head First have experienced payroll and human resources teams so support workers always have a point of contact for employment and pay queries.

To apply send your CV to steph.simpson@head-first.org quoting reference BT/09/20

A job description, person spec, rota and privacy notice can be downloaded from our website at www.head-first.org

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