Title: Full Time Support Worker
Location: Cambridge, CB22
Nearest Station: Cambridge
Wage/Salary: Up to £28,080.00 gross per annum
Driver Essential? Yes
Essential: Aptitude and desire to work with young adults with disabilities. Must be comfortable with personal care. Non-smoker.
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Fixed 36 contracted hours per week
Family/Client Pets: None
Accommodation (Whilst on duty): Fully adapted family home with carer accommodation
Recruiter: Rachael Cordell
About this client/child:
We are on the search for an experienced Support Worker to join Jed’s team. Jed is aged 18 and is an incredibly happy and cheerful young man with the most infectious giggle. Jed enjoys hydrotherapy, watching TV and having stories read to him. Jed has cerebral palsy and requires adult help for all his needs, including personal care. He is fed via a PEG and uses Eye gaze for his communication. He also has a smart wheelchair.
Overview of role:
As Jed’s Support Worker you will play a key role in assisting him with his communication, independence/life skills, mobility, rehabilitation therapy and sleep management. You will be working alongside another Support Worker as Jed requires 2:1 care. The role offers a fixed 36-hour contract. We are looking for Support Workers to work a mixture of day shifts and waking night shifts from 7:00am to 7:00pm or 7:00pm to 7:00am. There is the opportunity to pick up additional hours during the school holidays. The hourly rate offered is £13.00 to £15.00 gross depending on experience. There is an automatic fully adapted car to use when on duty.
Who this job would suit:
We are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Support Worker. Jed needs vibrant, positive and creative people who actively engage with him to bring out the best in him. For this position you must be comfortable supporting a young adult with physical disabilities.
What’s great about this job:
This Full Time Support Worker role offers excellent training opportunities with Jed’s full therapy team. You will be working 2:1 most of the time within the client's home so can focus all your skills and attention to help Jed reach his potential.
Who is recruiting for this role?
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