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Support Worker to join a team in Hemel Hempstead HP3

We are the HR Department for our Clients. The family are looking for support workers to care for son in their own home – direct employment

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Quote Ref:  LW/lc/Jan2019

We are the HR Department for our Clients and we recruit staff on their behalf. We are not an agency. Our family are looking for a support worker to care for their 19 year-old son in their own home in a direct employment capacity.

Please click this link to tell us you are interested

  • Pay from £12 to £14 per hour
  • Full time or part time
  • Full clean driving licence desirable

Have you worked as a support worker with children or young adults with special needs?

Are you interested in working as a support worker with a young adult with special needs but perhaps lack experience?

Are you flexible with your working hours?

Would you like to work, mainly with another support worker, in a friendly and caring team in Hemel Hempstead?

If YES, keep reading.

About the role

A full-time support worker is needed to complete our care team, to work with L, a 19 year old man who lives with his family. He has Cerebral Palsy and associated complex care needs.

The support worker is required mainly for day shifts, before and after school, weekends, bank holidays and during school holidays.

Your role is to help the family, in Hemel Hempstead, to care for L by undertaking a range of duties, usually working closely with another member of the team to provide the highest standards of care.

L needs help with all activities of daily living and also to enable him to access learning, social and leisure activities.

Our support workers’ place of work is within the family home where they provide assistance in all aspects of personal care including washing, dressing, toileting and feeding.  Support workers will assist with implementing therapeutic and leisure activities in the home and in the wider community.

About you 

Experience of working with children or young people with complex needs is useful but not essential as full training and support will be provided.  More importantly is your aptitude and desire to work with L who is a young man with complex needs.

Our support workers establish a good rapport with L and engage him in activities appropriate to his age and functional abilities. You’ll have a positive outlook and sense of humour. You’ll need to be enthusiastic and motivated, but patient and tolerant.  A good communicator who is honest, reliable, punctual and trustworthy is a must. As a support worker you be able and willing to update your existing skills and want to learn new ones.

Working hours 

Full time (minimum of 35 hours per week) or part time (various shifts). Cover is required mainly for day shifts, before and after school, weekends, bank holidays and during school holidays.

Pay rates and hours 

£12 per hour – Monday to Friday (day time)

£14 per hour – weekends and bank holidays

Want to find out more? 

CLICK HERE and send us a message

An Enhanced DBS is a must for the support worker role but previous convictions will not necessarily prevent you from being employed. Right to work in the UK is a prerequiste.

Embrace HR Limited is not a recruitment agency, we recruit directly for our clients.  No agencies please.

Job Description

The purpose of the job is to support the family to care for their child by undertaking a range of duties to support the child, working closely with other members of the team to provide the highest standards of care.

Our client will require help with all activities of daily living and also to enable him to access learning, social and leisure activities.

Your task will be to promote his wellbeing and support him in implementing the therapy programmes advised by his therapists and teachers. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills whilst contributing to his therapy programme and care regime, working in a friendly and supportive team where full training will be provided

Specific duties 

  • To act as a member of the staff team, supporting other team members as necessary and undertaking duties delegated by our client’s parents or the case manager
  • Maintaining all aspects of personal care including bathing, washing, dressing, toileting and feeding as the client is totally dependent on support with absolutely all of daily living
  • Maintaining the client’s general health and welfare
  • Supporting therapeutic programmes
  • Supporting postural management programme
  • To implement appropriate therapeutic and leisure activities in the home and wider community and to offer our client stimulation and opportunities for interactive/constructive activities
  • Checking and cleaning of equipment
  • Driving the client’s large adapted vehicle (where appropriate)
  • Maintaining the client’s safety in all environments
  • Some cleaning, laundry and other domestic tasks as required by the client will be involved

General  

  • Promote, monitor and maintain health, safety and security in the workplace.
  • Promote effective communication and relationships.
  • Contribute to the protection of individuals from abuse.
  • Establish and maintain a trusting, therapeutic, working relationship
  • Travel to hospitals or elsewhere for therapeutic care (if applicable)
  • Liaise with other agencies as required
  • Complete daily records as advised including; time sheets, daily record sheets, medication sheets, petty cash sheets and critical incidents.
  • Attend training sessions as arranged
  • Attending care team review meetings and supervision meetings with the Case Manager and review meetings with the employer and other persons as nominated by the employer

PERSON SPECIFICATION:  

Essential

  • Confident about working in the client’s lively family home and sensitive to the needs and wishes of our client and his family
  • Able to establish a good rapport with the client and to engage in activities appropriate to his age and functional abilities
  • Aptitude and desire to work with a young adult with complex needs
  • A positive outlook and a sense of humour
  • Motivated and enthusiastic
  • Proactive and encouraging
  • Patient and tolerant
  • Non-judgemental and open minded
  • A good communicator
  • Honest, reliable, punctual and trustworthy with a responsible aptitude
  • A flexible approach and able to use own initiative
  • Able and willing to update existing skills and/or learn new skills
  • Able to maintain effective working relationships
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of confidentiality and privacy
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Non-smoker.

Desirable  

  • Experience of working with children or young people with complex needs.  Aptitude and desire to work with a young adult with complex needs is more important
  • Full clean driving licence and able to drive the child’s large adapted vehicle

Want to find out more? 

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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: 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: 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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Support Worker in Henham, Essex – CLOSED

Would you like to work in Henham, Essex? 

Our client is taking on permanent staff as well as people to join the bank list.

If you have experience working with children with special needs, or can demonstrate a genuine interest in caring in this sector, you have 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 has non-verbal communication needs. He lives at home in spacious accommodation with his mum, and needs  support in all activities of daily living including personal hygiene, feeding and dressing. He enjoys out-of- school outdoor activities such as ice skating, and requires support with these activities.

You will need to be:

  • Confident about working in the client’s own home
  • Keen to learn new things e.g. personal care routines (training will be provided)
  • Proactive with an encouraging approach and able to positively engage with the client
  • Able to work on your own initiative
  • Able to undertake all aspects of the handling management plan using specialist equipment
  • Computer literate

We offer

A rewarding and enjoyable role
Training and development including the use of Eye Gaze technology

Pay

From £12.00 per hour weekdays

Working time

  • Term time and holidays
  • Sleeping nights
  • Weekends

 

For a full job description and and application pack click here to complete our contact form, quoting reference EMB-RR-JB-2017.
Satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS disclosure and proof of eligibility to work in the UK are essential. A car driver is desirable.

 

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.