Support Worker

Job Reference
MER530107 (EP)
Salary Description
12.40 Per Hour
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
MERTHYR ,
MERTHYR
Advert

Support Worker

8 hours per week

£12.40 per hour

Merthyr Tydfil Area

Thank you for your interest in the above-mentioned job vacancy. I will be recruiting staff with the help of People Plus Group.  This is an organisation that supports people in Merthyr to recruit their own staff.

The job is described below, and an application form is enclosed for you to complete. Please return the completed form to People Plus Group who will pass it on to me.

Location

Merthyr Tydfil

Job Ref

MER530107

Advert:

About the Employer

I am a 54 year old female who lives at home independently.

My hobbies are going to the cinema, attending coffee mornings, going out for lunch and day trips to the seaside.

I enjoy going out and exploring and doing activities.

I use a wheelchair to get around and looking for someone to take me out so a driver would be essential.

Summary of Duties

 

 

To provide support to access various social, voluntary and recreational activities. You must therefore have a clean driving license.

 

To support with cleaning duties i.e changing beds, Ironing etc.

 

To assist in the maintenance of independent living and so provide her with a greater range of opportunities to enhance her lifestyle.

 

All support to be provided using a person-centred approach.

 

The post will include 5.6 weeks paid annual leave (pro-rata)

 

The person they are looking for

 

The ideal person will have a good sense of humour and should also display plenty of energy, initiative and enthusiasm. In addition, applicants should be patient and trustworthy with a flexible and empathic attitude.

 

A positive attitude and clear understanding of confidentiality is essential. Promoting the independence of the client will be the main focus for any support.

 

You must be reliable, friendly and punctual.

 

 

You will be expected to cover holidays and sickness as part of a team.

 

A clean DBS check will be required  - employer can support with this process

 

The following skills/experience will be required – manual handling, first aid and food hygiene. Training can be provided.

 

Hourly rate

£12.40 per hour

Hours of work

8 Hrs split between a Wednesday and Friday

Times required

Flexible

Days required

Wednesday and Friday

 

This appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check, which will incur no cost to the applicant. If you have an online update DBS you have a greater chance of becoming shortlisted for this position as this can help the employer to recruit much quicker, if you wish to update your current DBS please go to https://www.gov.uk/dbs-update-service

 

People Plus Group do not acknowledge receipt of applications.  If you have not received a response within 3 weeks of the closing date, your application has been unsuccessful.  This procedure is followed to reduce recruitment costs. You will be contacted to arrange an interview if your application is successful.

Please return the Application form by ….

PEOPLE PLUS GROUP IS A SUPPORT SERVICE FOR INDIVIDUALS LIVNG INDEPENDENTLY IN THE COMMUNITY AND WILL NOT BE THE EMPLOYER. YOU ARE EMPLOYED BY THE INDIVIDUAL CONCERNED.

Please return all correspondence to People Plus Group ilsmerthyrtydfil@peopleplus.co.uk

 

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