Head Office:

HomeCareDirect

Riverside House

Hady Hill

Chesterfield

Derbyshire

S41 0DT

24 hr Contact:

0345 061 9000

Vacancy Line:

01246 520037

E-mail:

enquiries@homecaredirect.co.uk

Team Leader Support Worker in Hatfield

  • Location: Hatfield
  • Rate: £11.50 Per Hour plus team leader bonus of £300 per month
  • Job Type: Fulltime

Job Description

HomeCareDirect are looking for Team Leader for one of our client in the Hatfield area.

Pay: £11.50 per hour with an additional team leader bonus payment of £300 per month

Hours: Full time 36 hours per week day and night (12 hour shifts based on a 4 week rota)

About the client:

The client is a 34 year old man who lives in his own 3 bedroomed house.  He has Autism/ Asperger Syndrome and suffers with Anxiety syndrome.  He is a very outgoing and generally happy person with a very caring nature.  The client likes to be outdoors and his hobbies include walking, music and a particular love of animals. He needs encouragement to try different tasks but once talked through is usually willing to give it a go.

The client sometimes needs prompting to complete everyday tasks and could require help to complete these tasks.  He enjoys cooking and needs to be given encouragement and help to do this.  He loves entertaining and would like nothing better than to greet visitors with a cup of coffee and a biscuit.

You will be required to assist the client in the tasks below:

  • 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 and the client
  • To administer medication 
  • To assist the client to access the community including local clubs discos etc.,
  • To maintain the client’s comfort and well-being at all times
  • To ensure the clients wishes are met and adhered too

Duties will also include, but are not limited to:

  • Rota Management
  • Communicate & Liaise with HCD
  • To support HCD with Staff Supervisions and Training
  • To Liaise with Family
  • Send all required paperwork & correspondence to HCD

Personal Qualities:

  • Commitment to providing assistance with all duties to the highest possible standard
  • Show sensitivity and consideration when working with the client
  • Respectful of client’s privacy and dignity
  • Enthusiasm for assisting the client to live their life to the full as independently as possible
  • Preferably a love of outdoors and music.

Essential Criteria:

A full, valid driving licence is required.  It is preferable that applicants have their own suitable vehicle to take the client out, however the client will have his own car to enable trips out.

NVQ level 3 is essential and NVQ Level 5 is desirable.

This client has a dog which is well trained but applicants need to be aware of this

Applicants should have an outgoing caring fun-loving disposition – (very important)

Please call 01246 520038 or apply online.

 

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