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Child Support Worker Tamworth, B77 HL/TAM/01

  • Location: Tamworth
  • Rate: £9.00 per hour
  • Job Type: Parttime

Job Description

HomeCareDirect – Tamworth

We are looking to recruit a very experienced support worker to support a child with a number of disabilities to remain independent in his own home that he shares with his family, to access social, community and educational facilities. The young man is quadriplegic and has osteoporosis. He has many epileptic seizures and part of the support workers role would be to ensure that this is managed effectively and monitored appropriately. His severe spasms may cause fractures, but his fractures may be caused for a number of reasons. He has a number of health conditions that limit his ability to mobilise and requires support to keep him safe at all times.

He lives with his family and dog.   The client has a cheeky sense of humour and good comprehension and likes people to engage with him.

My client needs support in all aspects of daily life and is looking for support works who can develop a supportive relationship with him and his family, who will ensure that all his needs are met.

You will be required to undertake duties such as assisting with Personal Care, Meds Admin, monitoring and managing the peg feeds, Domestic Tasks, being the double up for Moving & Handling with mum, Therapy Programmes, Attending appointments and educational facilities.

They are looking for: We are looking for a person to support this client to live a full and active life in their family home and out in the community. Support workers to have a flexible approach, experience in supporting younger people with physical disabilities is essential, clean full driving licence is desirable but not essential.

Times and Days required: The contract is for 20 hours per week  4pm – 8pm per week.

Applicants must be flexible to meet the needs of the client. Some times and days may vary. Applicants will need to be available to cover other workers for holidays, sickness etc.

Rate of Pay: Support Workers: £9.00 per hour.

All applicants will receive full training to meet the needs of the client. An enhanced disclosure is required (expense to be met by employer)

For more information please contact 01246 520038 or please click to apply online.

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