0345 061 9000 or 01246 200905

Head Office:

HomeCareDirect

Riverside House

Hady Hill

Chesterfield

Derbyshire

S41 0DT

24 hr Contact:

0845 061 9000

Vacancy Line:

01246 592925

E-mail:

enquiries@homecaredirect.co.uk

Support Worker – Colchester

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

Job Description

HomeCareDirect are looking for a dedicated support worker to assist our client with activities which will ensure the client is able to live as independently as possible.

About the client:

Our client is an independent young man in his 20’s who has Autism bordering Asperger syndrome. He has many interests which include: Shopping, riding his bike, playing computer games and reading. He likes to watch films and some of his favourites are James Bond, Pink Panther and Sci-Fi. Listening to music is also very important to our client and his favourites are Abba, The Beatles, Elvis Presley and Rod Stewart.

About the role:

You will be required to assist him with daily household tasks such as menu planning, cooking and cleaning, so we encourage applicants who are well organised and self motivated. He has a very sociable nature & applicants will be supporting him out in the local community with tasks such as shopping, visiting friends and also accompanying him to college so car drivers are essential for this role.

We are looking to closely match him to applicants, who are patient, have active listening and excellent communication skills and who are enthusiastic and companionable. Car drivers are essential.

It is desirable for applicants to have previous experience in the care sector. This can be either paid or voluntary work and family care experience can be considered. Applicants must have a full clean drivers licence and access to their own vehicle with appropriate business insurance.

All successful applicants are subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records Disclosure and suitable references.

Hours:

The position is a total of 12 hours per week on a flexible basis.

The times of the shifts are to be confirmed by the client and/or family. These times may vary occasionally depending on the activities that you plan to undertake with the client.

Rate of Pay:

£9.00 per Hour

All successful applicants are subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records Disclosure and suitable references.

For more information about this rewarding role please contact our recruitment line on 01246 520038 or please click to apply online.

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