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Support Worker

Job Reference: 15475WARTS4


Expiry Date: 20th March 2024

Location: Leamington Spa, West Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: 10 Per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: £11.44 per hour

When you are Required


Specific days/times required:
• Friday, Afternoon
• Saturday, Afternoon
• Sunday, Afternoon

About the Employer

I live on my own and I have Asperger’s syndrome. I need someone to support for everyday tasks and to enable me to participate in accessing the community and enable me to pursue things I enjoy. I can get very anxious and require someone that is empathetic, understanding, and patient and can re-assure me. Experience in Asperger’s is preferred but not essential as training can be provided.

PLEASE NOTE MUST OWN A CAR WITH FULL DRVING LICENCE AND BUSINESS CLASS INSURANCE



Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Mental Health



The employer's hobbies and interests:
• Golf, sports, going for walks, sitting home watching TV.• Discussed at interview• Mainly Golf and Sports.


Other relevant information

About the Role


Duties and Responsibilities
• 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 with food shopping.
• Support and/or prompt the individual to access sporting and leisure activities.
• Assist and encourage socialisation, participating in activities.
• 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.
• Be able to work flexibly, adapting to the employers needs on a daily basis.
• Flexibility would be an advantage as the hours may be variable.
• 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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