Fun, energetic, experienced in brain injury Female* Support Worker/Buddy required for a rewarding position in Whitstable, Kent:
We are looking for a female support worker with significant experience in brain injury and working with people whose behaviour challenges to work in a rewarding position in Whitstable, Kent.
Our client is seeking a part-time female* support worker / personal assistant to join her small care team to provide 1:1 practical and emotional support. Our client sustained a brain injury at birth and as a result, has behaviours that challenge, cerebral palsy and moderate learning disabilities. Our client requires a dynamic and creative support worker who is experienced in supporting people with a brain injury and has a passion for people living independent and fulfilling lives.
In this role you will support our client with her voluntary work role, a range of leisure activities such as swimming, going to the gym, cinema, and when Covid restrictions allow socialising in local pubs and clubs, attending festivals and exploring new interests. You will assist with practical day to day tasks such as meeting some personal care needs, shopping, meal prep and organising a full-time table of activities our client can enjoy. You will be part of a team around the client, and training and supervision will be on-going.
A clean driving licence and access to your own vehicle is essential.
Hours: Average of 21.25 hours per week, 85 hours per 4 weeks. This will usually be on a Monday and Friday working from 09.00 to 19.00 each week and one shift per month on a Saturday usually working 12.00-17.00.
It is essential that you can be flexible in these hours so that our client can be supported in the various activities she plans.
Rate of pay £12.00 to £14.00 per hour.
An enhanced DBS adult and child work force will be required and two references.
For more information please apply online quoting reference BAL/AH 06/21
*Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for a female worker to work with our client.