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Carer Support Worker in Haywards Heath, West Sussex

Are you a Support Worker looking for a job in Haywards Heath? Our client, is looking for you! She is a 12-year old girl who lives in Hayward Heath, West Sussex, with her parents and siblings.

Shifts offered are both waking nights and day shifts. It’s important that you have some flexibility. We’d love to hear from you if you can offer day, night shifts, or both.

Contact us for an application pack as soon as possible if you’d like this Care Support Worker position. Send a covering letter when you return the application form and let us know your availability.

The general work pattern for a Support Worker with our client in Haywards Heath is :

Waking nights :

  • Sunday to Thursday from 21:00 to 09:00
  • Friday to Saturday from 19:30 to 07:30

After school :

  • Monday to Thursday from 15:30 to 21:00
  • Friday 15:30 to 19:30

Weekends and school holidays

  • Variable shifts depending on family activities.

OTHER SHIFTS MAY BE AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT US TO DISCUSS.

Pay rates :

  • Day shifts – £13 p/h to £15 p/h
  • Night shifts – £14 p/h to £16 p/h

About our client

A 12-year old girl who has complex physical and learning disabilities.  She lives with her mum, dad and 2 younger siblings.  Our client is non-verbal with sensory impairments and complex physical needs, so full support is needed to undertake all activities of daily living. She is fed via a gastrostomy and uses a combination of facial expressions, symbols and some eye pointing to communicate, and is exploring Eyegaze.

She requires a high level of care both during the day and especially at night as she frequently wakes and has an unpredictable sleep pattern.  She uses CPAP to support her respiration at night and needs attention with regards to her gastrostomy and fluid intake.

Our client enjoys the company of happy, lively people with outgoing personalities. She enjoys playing with her siblings, has a fantastic sense of humour and loves joining in all activities integral to family life.  She enjoys being out in the community and therefore a full clean UK driving licence is essential.

About the job

As a support worker you will meet all our client’s care needs which include ensuring her comfort at all times, administering medication, preparing blended diet, implementing therapy plans as set out by her team of therapists, such as speech and language therapy, as well as providing personal care. Support workers / cares will be expected to keep accurate care records.

You will be comfortable working within the family home, as part of a large team of support workers. The team provide care 7 nights a week, after school hours, at weekends and during school holidays.

Her parents enjoy spending quality one-to-one time with our client so team members will support her siblings from time to time.

Some support workers will provide extensive support to the family whilst away on holidays within or outside the UK.

About you

We are looking for a *female support worker for this role in Haywards Heath. You will have a good sense of humour, be responsible, trustworthy, organised with a focus on excellent timekeeping and planning.

Essential :

  • Full clean UK driving licence
  • Passport for travel outside the UK
  • Able to carry out care and outdoor activities
  • Experience of working with children with complex needs
  • Excellent communication, social skills, patience and tolerance
  • Excellent spoken English in order to assist with speech and language therapy tasks.

Satisfactory references, right to work in the UK, and an Enhanced DBS certificate is a requirement for this role. A conviction will not necessarily prevent you from working in this position.

* The Employer claims exemption under the Equality Act 2010

 TO APPLY TO JOIN THE SUPPORT WORKER / CARE TEAM IN HAYWARDS HEATH, WEST SUSSEX, use the reference HM0818/AJS/01FOLLOW THIS LINK AND CONTACT US FOR AN APPLICATION PACK NOW.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Embrace HR Limited is not a recruitment agency. We are an HR company and recruit directly for our clients.  Visit our website for more information https://embracehr.co.uk/jobs/

No agencies please 

 

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CLOSED: Carers

Support Workers : Part-time and Bank near Bishop Stortford CM22

 

Pay:

£12.00 per hour weekdays and £14.00 per hour weekends

We’re looking for several people to grow the team looking after a little boy of 8 years old with Cerebral Palsy.

Have you worked with children with special needs?

Do you know the challenges of working in a private home that is also your workplace?

 

Can you fill this role? If so apply now :

Click here to complete our contact form quoting reference JBSEP2017

If you have experience of working with children with special needs, or can demonstrate a genuine interest in this area, with the right aptitude and willingness to learn, we would like to hear from you. We can offer a rewarding job with a bright and enthusiastic 8-year old boy who has cerebral palsy and non-verbal communication needs.  Our client lives at home in spacious accommodation in CM22, Essex with his mother, needing support in all activities of daily living including personal hygiene, feeding and dressing. He also needs support when enjoying out of school outdoor activities such as ice skating.

You will need to be:

  • Confident and respectful about working in the client’s own home
  • Keen to learn new things e.g. personal care routines (training will be given)
  • Proactive with an encouraging approach and able to positively engage with the client
  • Able to work under your own initiative in a family setting
  • Able to undertake all aspects of the handling management plan using specialist equipment
  • A basic knowledge and understanding of computers, and the ability to operate electronic devices is desirable
  • Car driver desirable

We can offer:

  • A rewarding and enjoyable role
  • Training and development, including use of Eye Gaze technology
  • Good rates of pay
  • Flexible working – hours are available to cover Thursday to Sunday during school term time. Hours required on other days and some support is required also during school holidays.
  • Weekday hours include 7 – 9 a.m, 4 – 8 p.m. and sleeping nights 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.  Weekends and holidays 7 a.m. to 8 pm and sleeping nights.

For a full job description and and application pack click here to complete our contact form quoting reference JBSEP2017.

Satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS disclosure and proof of eligibility to work in the UK are essential. A conviction will not necessarily prevent you from being employed.

We’d like to interview you as soon as possible so do apply now!

Click here to complete our contact form quoting reference JBSEP2017

Based in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Embrace HR supports independent case managers, and business owners who do not have their own HR department or those that do but need help from time to time. We also work across the Home Counties of Oxfordshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, and also SMEs based in London.

Embrace HR is not an employment agency. We recruit directly for our clients.

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CLOSED: Support Worker, Royston Herts

We’re looking for Support Workers for our client in Royston! If you’d like more information, please do apply as soon as possible.

Our Client

Our client is a 20-year-old young man who has enduring needs arising from injuries sustained as a consequence of REI at the age of 7 years, he is dependent on others for certain aspects of his daily living needs.

Location

Our client is based in Royston, Hertfordshire.

Pay

Pay is dependent on the day and time of shifts worked but starts from £11 – £13 per hour.

Hours

Can you work a minimum of 16 hours per week? This will include evenings and regular weekend work.

We can agree these hours as part of a job share.

Do you know anyone who might want to job share with you? Please show them this advert too.

Role overview

You will support our client, within his own home and promote his independence in partnership with his Therapy team. Our client needs support with self-help skills, such as domestic duties, cooking, money management, time management and planning. You will help him in accessing the community via his Therapeutic programme, including participating in a number of outdoor and social activities in Royston, the surrounding areas and occasionally farther afield. Support needs to be flexible in approach and will involve weekends and some late evenings dependent on the activity that he is involved in.

About you

Previous experience of working with young adults with special needs is preferred but enthusiasm, patience and willingness to learn are as desirable. You must be confident about working in a client’s home and sensitive to the needs and wishes of the client and his family. You will be able to demonstrate the need for confidentiality and privacy, have a good sense of humour and be reliable, sociable and trustworthy. You will be comfortable with budgeting and helping to run a household.

You will have a lively, creative personality and be willing to undertake adventurous outdoor activities. A full driving licence is required for this role in order to access the wider community and activities undertaken. Ideally you will be able to swim and ski. Candidates will also be asked to assist with support during holidays and short breaks.

Essential skills and experience

– Experience of neuro-rehab in a community setting and/or supporting young adults with neuro-impairment

– Physically fit and able to take part in adventurous outdoor activities.

– Able to run a household and budget accordingly.

– Excellent communication, social, numeracy and literacy skills

– Confident with using I.T

– Sense of humour

– Driving license

– Availability to accompany client on family holidays and weekends away

 

This post operates a non-smoking environment at all times.

Ongoing training and support will be provided.

You will require a DBS certificate for this post. A conviction will not necessarily prevent you from being employed.

Satisfactory references and proof of eligibility to work in the UK is necessary.

 

Do apply as soon as possible as interviews will be held locally on Tuesday 20th February 2018.

The recruiting company is not a recruitment agency, we recruit direct for our clients so no agencies please.

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CLOSED : Mechanic / Technician – Haddenham

Apply now! Expanding garage business in Haddenham needs more staff.

Our client is recruiting a Mechanic / Technician to join their team as soon as possible.

The company is a friendly, family business with a wide variety of work.

The company provides hire and supplies vans, minibuses and cars to local companies and individuals.  The garage is well-equipped offering a full range of servicing, maintenance and tyre replacements.

Where is the job?

The company is in Haddenham HP17. An easy commute for anyone in Aylesbury, Thame and surrounding areas.

What’s the pay?

£15,000 – £25,000 per annum (dependent upon experience)

What hours will I work?

Monday to Friday 08:00 to 18:00 with an hour for lunch.

What’s the job?

  • Carry out services and repairs on cars and light commercial vehicles
  • Diagnose and fix problems on vehicles
  • Fit tyres and check tracking
  • Move vehicles in the yard and collect customers’ cars from the MOT centre
  • Maintain MOT and client records as appropriate using current IT systems
  • Ensure client personal and financial details are handled in accordance with ICO rules
  • Willingly work in a small team
  • Support other areas of the business including checking hire vehicles and making deliveries
  • Ensure that the workplace is kept clean and tidy and in line with Health & Safety procedures
  • Use your initiative and experience to suggest and implement policies and procedures applicable to staff to help make it a great place to work
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service as you will be front-facing to our customers, including taking responding to telephone calls, taking messages, follow up client calls and booking in vehicles.

Key Skills & Experience

 We are looking for the following qualities and experience:

  • Recognised qualification as a motor mechanic / engineer; City and Guilds, NVQ or equivalent
  • A track record of working in a similar automotive workshop role
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Flexible, adaptable and a good team player
  • A full current and clean driving licence to drive in the UK (endorsements to be disclosed)
  • Experience in your trade, supported by references, (training, support and guidance will be provided as required)
  • You will have a positive attitude, be responsible and reliable
  • Your time keeping will be exemplary and you will deliver work within specified deadline
  • Your literacy, numeracy and IT skills will be at a good level.

 

The company in Haddenham operates a non-smoking environment

No agencies please

Embrace HR Limited is not an agency. We recruit for our clients.

 

For further information please contact Amanda Shons by completing our contact form with your name, telephone number and email address and she will be in touch.

Please quote reference BHJUN2017


Embrace HR Limited is the proud winner of the SME Buckinghamshire Business Awards 2017

Based in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Embrace HR supports business owners who do not have their own HR department or those that do but need help from time to time. We also work across the Home Counties of Oxfordshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, and also SMEs based in London.

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CLOSED: Part-time Administrator

Part-time / Job Share Administrator

based in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Are you looking for a part-time job-share role?

Are you an organised administrator with an eye for detail?

New year, new challenge?

Yes? Then please read on …

About us

We are a small, but busy HR consultancy. We have an office in a lovely business centre in Smeaton Road, Aylesbury. Are you looking for a part-time office administrator role? Would you like to join our on-site admin team. We provide services to a range of SMEs in the south east. We have clients in all sectors and in particular in the private care sector. We manage the full range of HR services for our clients.

Our part-time administrator will report to the MD on a day-to-day basis.  You will be happy to work as part of a job-share team, and confident to work on your own, managing your time effectively.

What skills, knowledge, experience are needed?

  • Experience in, or willing to learn, HR admin processes – pre-employment checks and maintaining personnel records
  • You know the importance and security for client-sensitive personal and confidential information
  • An experienced MS Office user, your Word skills are at an advanced level to format or amend documents. You know how to generate table of contents, use cross referencing and automatic numbering
  • In order to produce, review and proof-read documents, you have a good command of English, including grammar and spelling
  • You have an eye for detail to present documents to a pleasing, professional and high standard. You carry out tasks that require you to follow processes and procedures
  • Working on your own is not a problem and your time management, planning and organisational skills help you prioritise the many tasks our clients require in a timely manner
  • You are comfortable and confident on the phone or face-to-face. You have a friendly but professional approach to clients or suppliers
  • We use software and apps so you are IT-literate with the ability to quickly learn different software packages
  • You will manage stationery, arrange cleaning, printing, and various other tasks, all within budget.

Who are you?

A happy, person with a responsible attitude to work, trustworthy, reliable and punctual. You are a people person and comfortably speak with anyone at any level in a business. You are not afraid to tackle jobs that are mundane or complex, or that require creativity. You follow through tasks to completion. You easily prioritise important from urgent tasks. Your telephone manner is professional, confident but friendly. You enjoy working with people but when faced with a difficult situation, you remain professional and firm. You understand the need for confidentiality at all times.

What are the terms?

Working time : 3 days a week – 9 am to 5:30 pm with an hour for lunch (flexible approach can be discussed)

Salary : £19,500 p.a. pro rata dependent on experience

Statutory holidays :  5.6 weeks pro rata inclusive of bank holidays

How do I find out more?

Click here to send a message leaving your name, mobile number, email address and quote EMB-AdminJAN2018 and we will contact you.

This post operates a strictly non-smoking environment

Closing date : 9th February 2018

 


No agencies please

Embrace HR Limited is not an agency. We recruit directly for our clients.

 

Embrace HR Limited is the proud winner of the SME Buckinghamshire Business Awards 2017

Based in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Embrace HR supports business owners who do not have their own HR department or those that do but need help from time to time. We also work across the Home Counties of Oxfordshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, and also SMEs based in London.

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CLOSED: Events Executive

Lovely independent company needs a top-class part-time Events Executive with exceptional organisational and administrative skills. A can-do attitude, and an interest in arranging conferences and awards with a track record to evidence.

Where’s the job?

Office in Central Harrow HA1, less than 5 minutes’ walk from Harrow-on-the-Hill station. It couldn’t be more convenient, you don’t need to experience the City commute.

For a full job description, or to register your interest, complete our contact form quoting TMLSep2017/005.

What’s the pay?

Circa. £23,625 per annum Full Time Equivalent, pro rata for part-time.

What about the hours?

Yes, it’s a part-time, permanent position.

Monday to Friday, circa. 20 hours a week to be discussed. There is a need for flexibility. When there is an event you would put in more hours and have time off to compensate.

About the company

The company is a leading provider of innovative media solutions to the kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms, and electrical retailing industries. Working alongside the Events and Operations Director you will support the Events Team including day-to-day administrative tasks, communication with clients and suppliers and undertake research and analysis.

The client’s B2B and B2C publications are well renowned, as are their successful industry events and conferences.

About you

As the ideal person, you are adept at prioritising workload, managing your time effectively and multitasking. You are numerate, accurate and analytical. Your communication skills, both verbal and written, are excellent and you have a confident telephone manner and a strong customer service persona with the internal teams and with external stakeholders, enabling you to build relationships at all levels.

As an Events Executive are proactive, reliable, motivated, detail conscious with a conscientious work ethic. You contribute to generating ideas for team and client initiatives, and are open-minded to changing environments and circumstances. You observe, listen and contribute to both client and teams, and have a winning attitude and can demonstrate a commitment to business goals and objectives.

You may have a marketing or customer service qualification which you may have obtained working in other events roles which is an advantage, but is not essential. A driver’s licence is essential for mobility to attend events.

You have the flexibility to travel within the UK with overnight stays as required during events, and the flexibility to extend your working hours in the run-up to events.

Main responsibilities:

  • Support to the Events and Operations Director and the Sales Team
  • Develop procedures to enhance the smooth operation of the events portfolio, including supporting the team in the planning and delivery of current and new events
  • Liaise with and support sponsors, guests, finalists, winners, delegates before, during and after prestigious industry events
  • Liaise with judging panels and speakers, arrange judging sessions
  • Organise event industry catering
  • Manage seating plans, guest lists, table seating plans
  • Active involvement on site during build-up, open period and breakdown
  • Manage event databases
  • Build relationships with entrants, guests, external suppliers and venues
  • Contribute to digital marketing and social media, assist with marketing events including creating campaigns
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office products
  • Other duties assigned by the Events and Operations Director

Benefits include:

  • Circa. 20 hour working week from Monday-Friday
  • Holidays 20 + 8 bank holidays, increasing to maximum of 25 + 8 bank holidays pro rata for part-time
  • Contributory company pension scheme
  • Attendance at prestigious industry events in the UK, including award evenings, conferences and exhibitions
  • Less than a 5-minute walk from Harrow-on-the-Hill Station
  • Friendly open working environment.

APPLY TODAY for this Events Executive role in Harrow. Complete our contact form quoting TMLSep2017/005.

Our client is an equal opportunities employer.

Embrace HR Limited is not a recruitment agency.

We recruit and select for our clients acting as their HR department.

No agencies please.

For further information please contact Amanda Shons by completing our contact form with your name, telephone number and email address and she will be in touch.

Please quote TMLAug2017/005


Embrace HR Limited is the proud winner of the SME Buckinghamshire Business Awards 2017

Based in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Embrace HR supports business owners who do not have their own HR department or those that do but need help from time to time. We also work across the Home Counties of Oxfordshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, and also SMEs based in London.

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CLOSED: Senior Mechanic / Technician in Haddenham near Thame

Great job for the right person!

A well-established, family run business is recruiting a Senior Mechanic / Technician to join their team as soon as possible.

The company is expanding rapidly and so is the team.

Along with a vehicle hire service, the company supplies vans, minibuses and cars to local companies and individuals.  They have a well-equipped garage offering a full range of servicing, maintenance and replacement tyres.

Where is the job?

Based in Haddenham HP17 the company is an easy commute from Aylesbury or Thame

What’s the pay?

£23,000 – £28,000 per annum (dependent upon experience)

What hours will I work?

Working hours are Monday to Friday 08:00 to 18:00 with an hour for lunch.

What you I do?

  • Carry out services and repairs on cars and light commercial vehicles
  • Diagnose and fix problems on vehicles
  • Fit tyres and check tracking
  • Move vehicles in the yard and collect customers’ cars from the MOT centre
  • Maintain MOT and client records as appropriate using current IT systems
  • Ensure client personal and financial details are handled in accordance with ICO rules
  • Willingly work in a small team, supporting and sharing your experience with junior members of the team i.e. apprentices, trainees or less experienced mechanics, and champion their cause.
  • Support other areas of the business including checking hire vehicles and making deliveries
  • Ensure that the workplace is kept clean and tidy and in line with Health & Safety procedures
  • Use your initiative and experience to suggest and implement policies and procedures applicable to staff to help make it a great place to work
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service as you will be front-facing to our customers, including taking responding to telephone calls, taking messages, follow up client calls and booking in vehicles.

Key Skills & Experience

 We are looking for the following qualities and experience:

  • Recognised qualification as a motor mechanic / engineer; City and Guilds, NVQ or equivalent
  • A track record of working in a similar automotive workshop role
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Flexible, adaptable and a good team player
  • A full current and clean driving licence to drive in the UK (endorsements to be disclosed)
  • Experience in your trade, supported by references, (training, support and guidance will be provided as required)
  • You will have a positive attitude, be responsible and reliable
  • Your time keeping will be exemplary and you will deliver work within specified deadlines
  • As a senior in the team you will work on your own initiative
  • Your literacy, numeracy and IT skills will be at a good level.

 

This post operates a non-smoking environment

No agencies please

Embrace HR Limited is not an agency. We recruit for our clients.

 

For further information please contact Amanda Shons by completing our contact form with your name, telephone number and email address and she will be in touch.

Please quote reference BHJUN2017


Embrace HR Limited is the proud winner of the SME Buckinghamshire Business Awards 2017

Based in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Embrace HR supports business owners who do not have their own HR department or those that do but need help from time to time. We also work across the Home Counties of Oxfordshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, and also SMEs based in London.

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CLOSED – Gloucester – carer / buddy

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A JOB TO WORK AS A REHAB ASSISTANT / CARER / BUDDY?

Please contact us now and quote GL-CW2017.

This is a full-time position with a fixed term contract for one year, for a Rehab Assistant/ Carer / Buddy in Gloucester who has a cheerful and positive outlook, is proactive, reliable, trustworthy and a good communicator.

 

Working Time

School Term : 30 hours per week (split shift): Monday to Friday 7:30 am to 9:30am / 3:30pm to 7:30 pm

School Holidays: 40 hours per week: Monday to Friday – times to be mutually agreed and flexibility required for these hours and additional hours when required.

Additional hours when accompanying family on holiday, for supervision and training

 

Pay

£11.00 per hour – Sunday to Friday 7:00 am to 8:00 pm

£13:00 per hour – Monday to Friday 8:00 pm to 7:00 am (this rate applies to overnight on family holidays).  Sleeping nights at NMW or National Living Wage will apply

 

About the job

Our client is an adolescent boy who has Cerebral Palsy and lives at home in Gloucester with his mum, dad and younger brother.  He has a physical disability and is a wheelchair user.  He is dependent for all aspects of his care.   He has good day to day understanding and communicates by vocalisation, facial expression and via an Eye gaze communicator.

You will work within the family home, as well as supporting him with activities in the community and on family holidays to assist with client care, this could be outside of the UK and for up to two weeks.

A current, clean driver’s licence is a requirement as you will be expected to drive the client’s vehicle.

 

You should be able to demonstrate the ability to work effectively as part of a team, to attend team meetings, supervisions and training as appropriate, and to ensure a safe and consistent approach to the client’s care.

You will assist our client in all aspects of daily living, (personal, domestic, social/leisure and vocational, this will involve the use of a range of specialized equipment for example, hoists, postural seating systems and communication aids etc,) with the object of assisting his parents to meet his care needs, carry out his therapy programmes and in enabling him to pursue a fulfilling lifestyle.  You will also prepare meals and drinks for the client when required.

  • You will also assist our client during Hydrotherapy sessions, so confidence in the water is a requirement of the role.
  •  It is of prime importance for the Rehab Assistant/Carer/Buddy to facilitate our clients independence at all times, respecting confidentiality and privacy of our client and his family at all times.

We are looking for the right person and will provide supervision, guidance and required training, you will be comfortable working in a home with two small family dogs.

 

About you and your experience

  • Confident in water.
  • Clean UK driving license
  • Availability to attend family holidays, supervision and training when required.
  • Happy to work in a home with pet dogs.
  • Proactive, encouraging approach and aptitude to work with young people with complex needs.
  • Reliable, trustworthy and a good communicator, sensitive to the needs and wishes of our client.
  • Able to work flexibly, use initiative and learn new skills through training and instruction as agreed with the client/his parents/case manager.
  • To have a positive outlook, cheerful disposition along with a sense of humour
  • * Physically fit – even with specialist equipment in place and appropriate training, it is important that you are physically fit and able to use a hoist. A Handling Management Plan designed to reduce the risk of handling injuries may require you to bend, kneel, squat or lunge to ensure good posture during handling tasks.
  • Responsible attitude with a respect for confidentiality and client/family privacy at all times.
  • Some experience in providing care and carrying out therapy programmes is desirable
  • An Enhanced DBS is a requirement of the post. A conviction will not necessarily prevent you from being employed

 

This post operates a non-smoking environment at all times.

 

Are you the right person for the job? Is the job right for you?

We would love to hear from you so send us your CV and covering letter.

 

 No agencies please.

*The Employer claims exemption under the Equality Act 2010

Send your covering letter and CV, quote reference GL-CW2017 to recruitment@embracehr.co.uk or contact us here for an application pack.

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CLOSED – Support Worker and Female Special Needs Nanny, Westcliffe on Sea – CLOSED

We are recruiting for our client who is looking for 2 support staff to assist with autistic children – brother and sister – at their own home in Westcliffe on Sea.

Pay: from £11 per hour weekdays and from £12 per hour weekends.

 

Please quote the relevant reference number in your application.

Support Worker – Ref RK/01

  • Minimum 12 hours per week during school terms; and school holidays when working times may be different
  • Term time hours: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday – total of 6 hours before and after school

*Female Special Needs Nanny – Ref RK/02

  • Minimum 24 hours per week during school terms; and school holidays when working times may vary
  • Term time hours: Thursday and Friday – total of 6 hours before and after school; and Saturday and Sunday – total of 3 hours

Who you are

You will be reliable, trustworthy and have experience working with children with autism (ASD) and additional needs including Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), and cerebral palsy.  You must be confident to work in the client’s own home as well giving supporting in the community.

The children

Both children are academically bright, however, they require guidance and assistance when interacting with others and benefit from routines and consistent direction/prompts from their caregivers. They find social situations difficult to manage and their thought processes are rigid, there is only ‘black and white’ with ‘no grey’ areas. There are four children in the home which can result in frequent incidents of difficulties and outbursts.

The children lead active lives with activities such as swimming, football, tennis and basketball and you will be expected to take part in these activities in the home and the wider community.  You will have good IT and numeracy skills to support with educational tasks to further their learning, therefore your spoken English should be excellent to assist with speech and language tasks.

The role

You will be required to undertake domestic tasks relating to the client and children such as helping with dressing, planning activities, cleaning up following kitchen tasks, tidying the house following use and supporting the siblings when required. You will work closely with the family and their therapy teams and implement their daily therapeutic programmes.

You should have a full UK driving license plus use of your own vehicle.

Your role will include accompanying the family on annual holidays as well as on whole day activities.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Happy to learn new things in accordance with the clients programme
  • Aptitude and desire to work with young people with complex needs
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of confidentiality and privacy
  • *Fit and well to carry out activities such as swimming, playing in the park, physiotherapy and speech and language therapy activities.
  • Confident and prepared to listen and learn new things
  • Patience and tolerance
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Responsible attitude
  • Ability to work under own initiative and be creative
  • Excellent planning skills and ability ‘risk assess’ activities
  • Excellent communication and social skills
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Sense of humour
  • Organised and an excellent time keeper

This post operates a non-smoking environment at all times

Training and support will be provided (outside of normal working hours)

* The Employer claims exemption under the Equality Act 2010


Apply NOW sending your CV and cover letter

For a full job description and an application pack click here to complete our contact form quoting :

Ref RK/01 for the Support Worker 

Ref RK/02 for the *Female Special Needs Nanny 

Satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS disclosure and proof of eligibility to work in the UK are essential. A conviction will not necessarily prevent you from being employed.

Based in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Embrace HR supports independent case managers, and business owners who do not have their own HR department or those that do but need help from time to time. We also work across the Home Counties of Oxfordshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, and also SMEs based in London.

Embrace HR is not an employment agency. We recruit directly for our clients.

If you are an agency please do not contact us.