Position: Home Caring Role (with a teaching opportunity)
Hours: 3 30 Hours per week permanent contract. rota based on three weeks including midweek and weekend
shifts. Shifts are typically 8.00 am-2.30 pm and 2.00 pm - 8.00pm
Rate of Pay: £12:00 - £14:00 per hour (£18,720 - £21,840 gross) (Plus overtime, Saturday, holidays and pension)
This is an exceptional opportunity for someone who is looking for a rewarding, challenging and interesting career. You'll be working with a great family who live in Little Downham, near Ely, who are looking for a 4th member of a fabulous team to work with an affectionate 17-year-old young man with special needs and bags of energy!
You'll be supporting this young man with personal care, feeding, play and social activities in a loving and happy family home. In addition, you will support a home education programme which will focus on his personal development and communication skills using Intensive Interaction and Rapid Prompting Method (RPM). He loves running in open spaces, swimming, horse riding and other physical activities. He is autistic, has processing sensory disorder and suffers from epilepsy. He is also non-verbal and communicates with gestures and cards. He requires assistance with all aspects of personal care, daily activities and social skills.
This job will suit a proactive, energetic, caring and passionate candidate who enjoys working within a family home and providing 1:1 support. A truly rewarding position and opportunity to work with this fantastic young man and his dedicated team. Great training opportunity.
The successful applicant will have a full clean driving license and be hardworking, energetic and reliable, with a good sense of humour and willing to commit for at least 1 year. You'll have a positive attitude and be willing to learn with the family. Experience of epilepsy and manual handling would be an advantage. Training will be given.
If appointed, you'll be subject to an enhanced DBS check and references.
In your application please attach a CV and forwarding letter explaining why you feel you are suited to this role and how support will be provided.
“Please note that this advert has been placed on behalf of one of our customers. Should your application be successful, and you are offered the position, you will be directly employed by the customer and not by PeoplePlus”