CLOSED: Support Worker Complex Care

Job Support Worker

Support Worker Complex Care – Northwood HA6

To care for a 14-year-old girl with cerebral palsy, she is dependent for all her care needs, and therefore the requirement is to provide assistance with personal hygiene. educational, social and leisure activities.


Working days: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

Term time – approx. 39 weeks per year

Working hours: 16.00 – 22.00 (18 hours per week)

Potential for other shifts also during school holidays

Potential for Saturday and Sunday by arrangement

PAY: £14 per hour afternoons/evenings

PAY: £16 per hour Saturday and Sunday shifts

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Carrying out the afternoon/evening routine which includes preparing packed lunch, shower, follow the therapeutic programme, downtime comprising of watching TV or relaxing with her iPad, prepare for bed
  • Work with the client, professionals and family to undertake duties commensurate with the post and as requested by the client and family
  • Be aware of issues of safeguarding and alert parents to any concerns regarding the client’s safety and wellbeing
  • Participate in meetings called by the parents
  • As a professional member of the staff team, support colleagues where necessary
  • Provide a safe and happy environment


  • Ensure that all duties are carried out to a high standard and that the welfare of the client is paramount at all times
  • To undertake any other related duties as required from time to time

Person Specification

Essential requirements:

  • Female required – this is an exemption of the Equal Opportunities Act 2010
  • Enhanced DBS Certificate – applied for by employer if required
  • Able to drive an adapted vehicle although training will be provided to the right applicant
  • Full clean UK driver’s licence
  • The driver’s license must not have drink/driving endorsements
  • Good level of spoken English
  • Awareness of safeguarding and the rights of young people
  • Punctual, committed and dependable
  • A calm temperament, trustworthy, reliable with a good sense of humour, and a passion for working with children and young people
  • Have a pleasant, cheerful outlook
  • Satisfactory references
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Be willing not to smoke during your hours of duty


  • Health and Social Care First Aid Certificate
  • Flexibility to work occasional additional hours

School holidays and half terms: Shifts by agreement

Support Worker hours and rates of pay

Salary: £14.00-£16.00 per hour

Part-time hours: 18 per week

Reference ID: MAR022AP

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

To find out more and to apply for this position visit: https://uk.indeed.com/job/support-worker-8bf14294b10a67eb

Closing date for applications: 10 June 2022