Female Support Worker, RH16 – West Sussex
We are looking for an experienced Support Worker in the Crawley, Horsham, Brighton area
£13 – £15 an hour – Part-time, Permanent
- Hold a UK drivers’ licence
- Flexible – to cover other care staff shifts to ensure the smooth running of the care team
Experience in caring for children/young people with cerebral palsy is an advantage; administration of medication, follow through on therapy, keep accurate records. Enthusiasm, patience, common sense and a willingness to learn are key aspects of the role. The ability to work alone.
We are currently looking for a number of daytime Female* Support Workers who can be flexible in the availability of shifts worked. If you can work nights too, we’ll be happy to talk to you. Our client is a young girl in her teens who has complex physical and learning disabilities. She lives with her mother, father and 2 younger siblings. She is non-verbal with sensory impairments, hearing impairment and uses cochlear implants. She has complex physical needs and is a wheelchair user.
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. She requires a high level of care both during the day and night. If you are available for night shifts where our client frequently awakes and requires attention, we’d love to talk with you.
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. Ongoing training and support will be given.
* The employer claims exemption under the Equality Act 2010
Satisfactory references and proof of eligibility to work in the UK will also be required.
This position requires a disclosure request from the DBS. A conviction will not necessarily prevent you from being employed.
Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
Part-time hours: 20-30 per week
Salary: £13.00-£15.00 per hour
- Day shift
- Initial interviews are by phone or video conference
- Vaccinations are preferable
- Government guidelines relating to COVID apply
- Complex Care: 3 years (preferred)
- Driving: 3 years (preferred)
- DBS for Child Workforce (preferred)
- Drivers Licence (preferred)
Reference ID: Job Ref: Jun01HM
To find out more and to apply for this position visit: https://indeedhi.re/3OrIlhk
Closing date for applications: 30 June 2022