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Female Support Worker Required in Great Barr, JK/SK/BIR

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Rate: £11.00 per hour Days, £11.50 per Wake Night Mon to Fri and £12.00 per Wake night Sat - Sun
  • Job Type: Parttime

Job Description

We are looking for a reliable, enthusiastic, fun loving female to join a team to help look after a 13 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.

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 post 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.

Hours are for a Wake Night:

Saturday 9pm-9am

A day shadowing shift will start prior to the wake night:

Sunday 11am -7:30pm 

The hourly rate is £11.50 week nights and £12.00 weeknights at the weekend

The day pay rate is £11.00 per hour

For more information please call 01246 520038 or please click to apply online

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