Clevedon, South West
I am a fun loving, happy and vibrant teenage boy who is intelligent and sociable. I have complex health needs which mean I need support 24 hours per day with 2 Healthcare assistant s. My health needs include Epilepsy, PEG feed, tracheostomy, regular suctioning and physiotherapy. I am reliant on my team for all transfers using the equipment provided. In addition, I require support with all aspects of personal care and tasks of daily living. I enjoy going to school and socialising with family and friends. The ideal candidate needs to be fun loving, confident, assertive and a team player. You need to be able to establish a good relationship with my mum, who I live with. Be able to work in a team and follow instructions from a clinical lead. Previous health experience is essential.
You will need to commit to a 6-month probation/training period to become competent to support me. Full training will be provided. You need to be flexible and be able to work unsociable hours: Days, nights, weekends and bank holidays. You may also be required to support me in hospital settings or on holiday as required.
There are opportunities for full time hours (37.5 hours per week) as well as part time these are being paid at a rate of £14 per hour until fully competent and then £15 per hour week days, £16 per hour week nights and £17 per hour weekends.
5.6 weeks’ holiday is awarded per year as standard (pro rata for part time positions). Employees are also able to join the Company Pension scheme after 3 months’ service, subject to the rules of the scheme, as well as our Cash Back Health Plan after completion of a successful probation period.
If you are interested in applying please send a covering letter and your CV or please ring the office on: 0345 241 5565 to request an application form.
(The position is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and is exempt from the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974)