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Care and Support Worker - JK/LP

Job reference Care and Support Worker JK/LP
Contract type Permanent
Location Plymouth PL6
Hours 30 - 35 hours a week
Hourly rate £ 8.50 rising to £9.50
Closing Date Thursday 31st May 2018

To apply please email a CV to recruitmentdp@enhamtrust.org.uk

As part of our Information Advice and Guidance Service Enham Trust supports disabled people to employ their own staff. This vacancy is not a role within Enham Trust but an excellent opportunity to work directly for one of our customers.

Care and support worker

My care team provide personal care, they are trained to deal with my medical needs and support me to remain healthy. I rely on my team to keep my independence. Applicants must have a full clean driving licence and be prepared to drive my adapted van.

The role involves a holistic approach to supporting me, as a physically disabled young man with my daily life. The successful applicant must be organised and have an ‘upbeat’ approach to support. I also require someone who is reliable and have flexibility to work varying shifts. You will be part of a small professional team who support me in my family home and socially.

The role will require manual handling, personal care, giving medication and the use of medical equipment. Full training will be given, both in-house and from outside providers.

The person I am looking for must be able to engage with me as an individual. I am looking for someone with a positive outlook and an organised way of working.

Benefits:

  • PensionPaid while training
  • Good working conditions
  • Rota’s written 3 weeks ahead

Essential:

  • Full manual driving licence and willing to drive my van.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Reliable and trustworthy.
  • Careful and caring
  • Good practical skills.

Advantage

  • Previous care experience or a strong desire to learn new skills and be helpful and supportive.
  • 30 - 35 hours a week. £ 8.50 rising to £9.50 ph following a successful probationary period.

Only applicants with a covering letter and CV will be considered for this job. Candidates must demonstrate their suitability for this role.

 

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