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Support Worker in Birmingham B26

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

Job Description

HomeCareDirect are looking to recruit a dedicated Support Worker in the Birmingham B26 area.

Hours of work will be 11am until 3pm three times during the week (days to be discussed) and 6 hours on a Saturday. Total of 18 hours per week. Flexibility to meet the clients’ needs is essential.

PAY RATE: £9.00 per hour

POSITION SUMMARY:

To provide a care and support to a 23 year-old female with Cerebral Palsy living in the Sheldon, Birmingham area as part of a multi-disciplinary rehabilitation team.  The role will be assisting with the clients care and rehabilitation needs as well as supporting access to the community for leisure and therapy activities.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To assist the individual with personal care as directed by the client’s family and the Occupational Therapist.
  • To assist the individual in their therapy programme as directed by members of the therapy team.
  • To administer medication and feed via the client’s PEG.
  • To assist the client to access the community.
  • To maintain the client’s comfort and well-being at all times.

ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS:

  • Commitment to assisting people with disabilities to improve their quality of life.
  • Ability to build good relationships.
  • Ability to be proactive and show a high degree of initiative.
  • Good communication skills and able to listen and show empathy.
  • A good motivator and organiser, with a positive and humorous personality.
  • Someone who is adaptable and flexible in their working methods.
  • A recognition of issues involved in team work.
  • Car driver essential.

DESIRABLE ELEMENTS:

  • Previous experience of working with clients with disabilities.
  • Knowledge of cerebral palsy and physical disability.
  • Interest in swimming.

We would be particularly interested in applications from female applicants, however anyone having the essential experience will be considered.

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

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