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Support Worker

Job Reference: 15025WARTS7HOLS


Expiry Date: 27th March 2024

Location: Rugby, West Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: £11.44
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 7-11 days support holiday support

When you are Required


Specific days/times required:
• Monday, 08.30 -14.30 , 15.30 - 22.30
• Tuesday, 08.30 -14.30 , 15.30 - 22.30
• Wednesday, 08.30 -14.30 , 15.30 - 22.30
• Thursday, 08.30 -14.30 , 15.30 - 22.30
• Friday, 08.30 -14.30 , 15.30 - 22.30
• Saturday, 08.30 -14.30 , 15.30 - 22.30
• Sunday, 08.30 -14.30 , 15.30 - 22.30

About the Employer

To Support a middle-aged gentleman with a mild learning disability and physical disability, to go on holiday, in the UK or abroad. Normally it will consist of 1 seven days holiday and 1 short break 3-4 days. Working times will be 08.30-14.30, then hours break and then 15.30 20.30. Meals are included in holiday. The gentleman uses a wheelchair so you must be fit and healthy to support managing it. There is also a role to support the Gentleman 3 hours per week on a Wednesday please see job reference 15024WARTS1PERM



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 with personal care. This may include toileting, showering/bathing, getting in and out of bed, getting dressed.
• 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.



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 work as part of a team.
• 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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