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Support Worker

Job Reference: 15835WARCB2


Expiry Date: 22nd March 2024

Location: Leamington spa, West Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: £12.25
Contract Type: Casual
Hours per week: 2.5 per week but these are flexible

When you are Required


Dates and times are flexible and can be discussed at interview.

About the Employer

16-year-old young man who has Downs syndrome but full of character who can be stubborn if he is enjoying something and does not want to stop doing it. Needs a patient and supportive person who will take their time getting to know him as he takes a little time to adjust to new people and environments before he can trust you. Looking for the right person to help get him out of the home and do some activities which he loves baking and swimming. Also does not have a fear of danger so will need watching at all times.



Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Cognitive / Learning



The employer's hobbies and interests:
• Swimming, baking• Marvel and Harry Potter • Animals


Other relevant information
Mum vapes.

About the Role


Duties and Responsibilities
• 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 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 preferred but not essential.

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 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.

Does this position interest you?

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

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