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Female Support Worker

Please note: Personal Assistant
(Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, PART 1 Applies)

Job Reference: LIN15079HBAH1

Expiry Date: 6th March 2024

Location: Boston PE22 , East Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: £11.00 (will be £11.44 come April)
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 35.5
Applicants must be 18 years of age or over.

When you are Required

Specific days/times required:
• Thursday,
• Friday,
• Saturday,
Dates and times are flexible and can be discussed at interview.
This position will require:
• Sleep-ins

About the Employer

Family looking for support for our son who is a 38 year old man with autism and limited speech. He sensitive to bright light, including sunlight, loud noises including conversations that exclude him, unexpected movement, and hidden agendas. He has a Motability car and likes to traveling by any means. He loves the sea and water in general. He also likes playing solitaire and listening to songs on his laptop. He likes to go swimming and even goes sailing with one of our PA’s and enjoys going for a walk most days. Looking for a person to join our warm-hearted and resourceful team. You would be working one on one with the client.

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Cognitive / Learning

Other relevant information
• The individual has allergies. Oranges, Penicillin .

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 with cooking/meal preparation and eating meals/drinks.
• Assist with household chores and general homemaking.
• Support and/or prompt to attend appointments as necessary, e.g. hospital/doctors.
• Support to get to and from school/work/college/social activities.
• 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 needs may vary from day to day and your tasks may reflect this. You could be required to perform other duties as reasonably required.>
Only candidates aged 18 or over should apply for this position as shifts may start before and or after 10pm

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.• 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 able to work flexibly, adapting to the employers needs on a daily basis.
• Be self-motivated with a willingness to get involved.

Ability to hand-over to other staff effectively. No professional qualifications necessary as long as they have the willingness to learn

Does this position interest you?

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

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