Job Detail
Location

Preston, North West


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SOLOBYN

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About me 

I’m a happy male who lives with my amazing parents in Hoghton. I have learning disabilities and epilepsy which affect my daily living, but my parents and my supporting staff encourage me to be as independent as possible and to live fulfilling life. I’m happy when I’m feeling well; I’m around people and I do activities I love. I have various interests such as music, singing, dancing, trains, baking, swimming and much more. I enjoy going out for meals and spending time with my family and staff. I’ve got cracking sense of humor which I like to share with people. 

About you and your role 

I’m looking to build a team of support workers who would work together to ensure I can continue to lead a fulfilling life at home and visit places I enjoy. The ideal candidate would be a person with previous experience in care and supporting people with learning disabilities, epilepsy, and complex health conditions. I like people who are bubbly, energetic and with a good sense of humor. You will be guided by my parents to support me in a person-centered way. 

The ideal candidate would be

o Energetic and ready to try various activities. 

o A Person with genuine caring nature. 

o Passionate about delivering person centred care and support. 

o A Person with ability to support me with my complex healthcare needs and epilepsy. 

o Excellent communicator with good sense of humour. 

o Able to promote my independence. 

o A Person with excellent administration and recording skills due to the complexity of paperwork involved. 

o Happy to be trained in all aspect of my needs including administration of Buccal Midazolam and Hydrocortisone injections. 

o A team player. 

o Essential – full UK driving license. 

Hours and Pay rates

Shift patterns available: Wednesday 9am – 4:30pm Friday 8:30am – 2:30pm/4pm Bank hours and overtimes available. Covering for sickness and annual leave required. 

Driving the client's vehicle is a requirement of the role, therefore applicants will need to be eligible to be added to the insurance policy. The rate of pay will be £13 per hour. Training fully paid and double pay for bank holidays. 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 to office-west@solosupportservices.co.uk 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) Please be advised that decisions regarding applications and employment are made in conjunction with our client. Therefore, applications will be shared with them for consideration. We will anonymise all information provided to us to ensure your data is kept confidential prior to an offer of interview. You can view our privacy policy on our website: www.solosupportservices.co.uk/aboutus

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