Support Worker

Job Reference
LG/KC SupportWorker
Salary Description
£9.00 per hour
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
Dudley
Advert

Support Worker

Job Description

Job Purpose and work duties

Job purpose:

To assist an older gentleman with a brain injury with his day-to-day activities enabling him as the employer to maintain an independent and fulfilling life that meets their chosen lifestyle.

Work Duties will include:

Helping with

  • Personal Care
  • Domestic tasks e.g. laundry, housework and meal preparation.
  • Shopping
  • Outdoor walking/exercise
  • Taking to appointments
  • Assisting with leisure and community activities
  • Building social skills

Supporting

  • With mobility, ensuring the employers safety
  • Supporting with communication skills

 

Undertaking activities for employer

  • Ensuring employers home is hygienic and safe

 

Other requirements

  • Working in a safe way and highlighting health and safety concerns
  • Assisting with management of employer’s health risks
  • Establish and maintain effective communication
  • Maintaining confidentiality
  • Driver essential (PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DO NOT DRIVE)

Location

  • Within the employer’s home and surrounding area of Dudley

 Hours and rate of pay

£9.00 per hour

7 hours per week, potential for 2 extra hours per week.

Requirements for applicant

  • Experience of providing personal care
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Driver
  • Good sense of humour
  • Patience
  • Ability to understand and deliver the needs of the employer
  • Ability to undertake domestic activities
  • Flexible, reliable and honest
  • Good general fitness
  • An enhanced DBS check will be required
  • ‘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’
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