Sutton-in-Ashfield, East Midlands
I am a young lady with Rett
Syndrome, living at home with my family in the Sutton in Ashfield area of
Nottinghamshire. I am looking for caring individuals to join my current team,
supporting me with most day-to-day tasks in order for me to live my life to the
The ideal candidate would be: enthusiastic, patient, have experience in supporting individuals with a learning disability, strong communication skills, have a caring nature, trustworthy, respectful, take direction and possesses a genuine commitment to the role.
You will be required to assist me with all aspects of personal care including PEG feeding, PEG care and administering medication. You will also be required to support me to access day centres and other activities. It is really important that we get on well as companionship is a key element to this role. Experience working with someone with complex needs and supporting them in their own home is essential. You must also hold a full clean UK driver’s license and be 25 years old or over due to motability insurance policy requirements.
Hours: Waking night shifts, - rotated each week. Each shift is 12 hours- 8:30pm-8:30am. There will be a requirement to pick up day shifts as cover is required within the team to cover holidays and sickness by arrangement. Regular overtime available.
Rate of Pay: £9.00 per hour- leading to £10.40 per hour for day shifts and £11.75 for night shifts after successful probation period
Flexibility of working hours is important and covering holidays, sickness as required.
An excellent training package is available to ensure you are trained to the highest standards. Working as part of the Solo Support Services organization will also give you access to a supportive company who promote person centered practice. You will have access to our health care plan, pensions scheme, contracted hours regular supervisions and annual appraisals. Please visit our website for further information: http://www.solosupportservices.co.uk/home/ Candidates must be female due to the personal nature of the role.
If this sounds like you - Please email your CV and covering letter If you are interested in applying to firstname.lastname@example.org or please ring the office on 0115 8157010 to request an application form or more information quoting SOLOBDW
(The position is subject to an enhanced DBS check and is exempt from the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.)
(Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9")
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