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Support Worker – Birmingham HL/SK/BIR

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Rate: Monthly Pay
  • Job Type: Parttime

Job Description

We are looking for a reliable, enthusiastic, fun loving female to join a team to help look after a 12 year old girl with cerebral palsy and complex needs.

The role will involve assisting with personal care, carrying out therapy exercises and general play entertained by reading stories and playing and may be singing .  Your working environment will be the house with the family and working along side mum.  You will need to be flexible with hours and hours can change during the school holidays and extra hours can be available also you will be shadowing mum and getting to know their daughter before you go on nights. Previous experience is desired but not essential.  Training will be provided

The following attributes are essential:

 

  • A positive attitude to working with people with a disability

 

  • Responsible and able to take responsibility of others

 

  • Good communication skills and able to listen 

 

  • A good organiser

 

  • Positive and humorous personality

 

  • Someone who is adaptable and flexible in their working methods

 

  • Full, clean driving license with access to an insured vehicle

 

  • Understanding of the needs of a young person with complex needs

 

This vacancy is based in Great Barr, Birmingham.

Due to the nature of the work involved only female staff will be considered for this vacancy – under the sexual discrimination act 1975.  Enhanced DBS and apporopraite checks will be undertaken.

 

Hours of work:-

Wednesday 7:30pm-7:30am

Saturday 7:30pm-7:30am

 

Shadowing other staff will be expected to take place on the Thursday and Friday 7:30pm -7:30am prior to starting independently

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