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Weekend Support Worker

Location: Nuneaton, Midlands Rate of Pay: £9.25 per hour

Hours per Week: 5 hours on a weekend: can be job shared, additional hours available when covering annual leave and sickness

Job Reference: AKRN Expires: 16th March 2018

About the Employer

Aim: To provide domestic and social support to a woman with a physical disability, who wishes to maintain her independence at home.

My diet has to be managed and it is very important for me to eat healthy meals.

A full list of diet do’s and don’ts will be made available.  

 

Penderels Trust 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.

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


Summary of Duties

Support to get out of bed during morning visit.

Provide personal care (including assist to use the toilet, showering, and comb hair.

Assistance with meal preparation and cooking.

Provide breakfast.

Administer medication – to be recorded (lunchtime from blister pack.

Assistance with housework.

Support with laundry and ironing.

Assistance with bills and paperwork if required.

To maintain a good standard of hygiene.

Complete and maintain accurate timesheets/mileage sheets.

To be flexible with hours worked, and cover hours of other carers.

You have a responsibility as an Employee to report all accidents to the employer immediately. You must record all details in the accident book.


The Person They Are Looking For

DBS check required - cost met by local authority.

Good written and verbal communication skills.

To understand the principles of empowerment and the ability to support in exercising choice and control.

Ability to communicate with people at all levels.

Ability to work unsupervised and with their own initiative.

Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Experience of delivering personal care.

Knowledge of the needs of vulnerable people.

Good listening skills.

Good sense of humour. Knowledge and understanding of issues relating to people with a disability.

A commitment to a service which provides support which is respectful and according to my wishes.

Commitment to anti-oppressive and non-discriminatory practice.

Ensure my needs are met through planning and reviewing.

To ensure my safety of the individual at all times.


The Times Required

Times required: 11:00 am - 11:30 am, 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm, 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm.

Days required: Saturday and Sunday.

2.5 hours per day.


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