Clevedon, South West
I am a fun loving, happy and vibrant young teenage boy who is intelligent and sociable. I have complex health needs which mean I need support 24 hours per day with 2 Support Workers. My health needs include Epilepsy, PEG feed, tracheostomy, regular suctioning and physiotherapy, along with postural care and I am reliant on my team for all transfers using the hoists 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 family. 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 in a 2:1 ratio. You should be able to think on your feet whilst at the same time being a good communicator and want to provide high standards of care to improve my quality of life. 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 as required. Experience is essential although full training will be provided in the specialist care I receive. I am currently looking for full time hours (37.5 hours per week) and these are being paid at a rate of £10 per hour until fully competent and then £12.50 per hour.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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)