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CARE ASSISTANT

ROT512618
£9.57
Contract
Rotherham

Female Care Coordinator required in the Wath Upon Dearne (S63) area of Rotherham.

To support a lady with Autism in maintaining her independence.

This role would be best suited to a responsible, caring and patient individual who can be relied upon to maintain excellent timekeeping skills, and who possesses an ability to impress calm on an individual under distress.

The applicant must possess exceptional organisational skills and be dynamic in all aspects, as a key duty of this role is to supervise other employees and be capable of making decisions on matters concerning the lady’s everyday needs, without a recurring need to contact her family.

£9.57 per hour

19 HOURS PER WEEK

Duties include:

  • Prompting meals and medication.
  • Assistance with managing bills.
  • To support your employer by ensuring that an effective staff rota is in place and timesheets are submitted as per the agreed schedule, ensuring that day and sleep hours, annual leave and bank holiday hours for all employees are recorded correctly, concisely and consistently.
  • Support staff in enabling them to access training and carry out their duties and responsibilities effectively.
  • Liaising with outside agencies, including Adult Social Services, NHS services, Local Authority departments, social housing etc.
  • Keep up to date with local and national legislation that impact any aspect of the lady’s life.
  • Assistance with incoming mail and keeping an effective filing system.
  • Accompanying and supporting the lady in accessing the community.
  • To instil a level of motivation in the lady to remain active and social.

About you:

  • A DBS check may be required. The expense will be met by your employer.
  • You must be an enthusiastic individual, as well as reliable, punctual and flexible, with a positive attitude and patient manner.
  • Experience in a similar role is desirable, with an understanding of the lady’s disabilities and their day-to-day effects. Training will be provided around current needs as required.
  • An ability to maintain confidentially and be non-judgmental.
  • Must have a clean driving licence & own a car with workplace insurance in place.
  • Possess a keen ability to identify issues and risks which may not be immediately apparent.
  • Possess GCSE’s in Math and English at Grade 3 or above.

Section 9; Schedule 83 [Work: Exceptions] (Part 1; Occupational Requirements) - applies to this post

Please note that this advert has been placed on behalf of our client. Should your application be successful, and you are offered the position, you will be directly employed by the client and not by PeoplePlus - Independent Living Services.