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Support Worker

Job Reference: 15024WARTS7PERM

Expiry Date: 27th March 2024

Location: Rugby, West Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: £12
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 3 per week

When you are Required

Specific days/times required:
• Wednesday, 1200 - 15.00

About the Employer

To Support a middle-aged gentleman with a mild learning disability and physical disability who lives at home with his father. To take him out in the community shopping, for a coffee etc. Support at home with paperwork is also required. The gentleman uses a wheelchair so you must be fit and healthy to support managing it This is also a role to support the Gentleman to go on holiday if you are interested in that role, please see job reference 15024WARTS1HOLS

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Mobility / Physical • Cognitive / Learning

The employer's hobbies and interests:
• To Be discussed at interview

Other relevant information

About the Role

Duties and Responsibilities
• Support and/or prompt the individual to access sporting and leisure activities.
• Assist and encourage socialisation, participating in activities.
• Promote and encourage friendships and independence.
• Develop a good and trusting one to one working relationship.
• Support with managing paperwork & correspondence.

The individuals needs may vary from day to day and your tasks may reflect this. You could be required to perform other duties as reasonably required.

You have a responsibility as an employee to report all accidents to the employer immediately. You have a duty to report defects and / or hazards which may give rise to an accident. You are to ensure the safety of the individual at all times.

Due to the nature of the work for which you are applying, this post is subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure (costs will be covered).

Transport Requirement

Car driver and car owner – must have business insurance.

Required Skills

• Be honest, reliable, trustworthy and punctual.• Maintain confidentiality and respect privacy, including the prohibited use of social media in relation to the job role.
• To be able to work on own initiative.
• To be able to follow instructions accurately.
• Be patient, supportive and caring.
• Have good listening skills and be able to provide non-judgemental emotional support.
• Be empathetic.
• Previous caring experience is not essential, however you should have a genuine interest in supporting people with a disability/illness to achieve their goals.
• Be self-motivated with a willingness to get involved.
• Have a lively personality.

Does this position interest you?

This advert may close before the stated date if sufficient applications are received.

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