Background to the job: To work in client’s family home supporting a lady with complex needs. The location is quite rural so transport is essential. The lady does not have a learning disability but because of a brain injury she struggles with change and the unexpected. Patience, reliability and a sense of humour are essential. An understanding and tolerance of challenging behaviour together with an ambition to improve the quality of life for a lady with a great sense of humour and quick wit.
Hours. Time of work: Shifts are 7 days a week covering 8.00am to 6.00pm. These shifts can be broken into an 8.00am to 1.00pm and 1.00pm to 6.00pm shift if needed.
Rates of pay and other benefits: £12.00 per hour. 5.6 weeks holiday per year.
Main Duties and Responsibilities: To help support a 45 year old lady with very complex needs to have a fulfilling and interesting life. Working on a 2:1 staffing ratio and provide support throughout the day. Helping to provide a healthy lifestyle with movement and variety in the day. Trips out in her wheelchair accessible vehicle with rides in her wheelchair either locally or by the coast.
Essential Requirements: Sense of humour, tolerant, patient and caring.
- Able to work increased hours at times throughout the year to cover staff on holiday or off sick
- Previous care or personal assistance experience