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Support Worker

Location: Thorpe-On-The-Hill, near Lincoln, East Rate of Pay: £9.00 p/h

Hours per Week: 4 hours p/w with extra hours potentially available so flexibility would be an advantage.

Job Reference: AC1964 Expires: 15th February 2018

About the Employer

To provide support and personal care for an 18 year old male from Thorpe-on-The-Hill near Lincoln, who has learning disabilities, mild autism and epilepsy.

He has no danger awareness and his epileptic seizures can be frequent. With larger seizures he can be aggressive just before or after they happen and this is usually directed at himself or objects such as furniture.

Summary of Duties

This will be for support for either social inclusion or at his home. He enjoys going to The Showroom, shopping, swimming, would like to join a gym, rock music and going to the cinema.

You will be required to drive him to any activities; any expenses will be paid.

Building his confidence and keeping him safe will be important.

The Person They Are Looking For

Previous experience of supporting someone with these conditions would be an advantage; you should also have a genuine interest in supporting people.

You should be able to provide high quality care and support and should possess the motivation to develop trust and understanding within the role.

You should be hardworking, reliable, honest, patient and be committed to the role

Being a driver and full use of your own vehicle is essential.

Flexibility would be an advantage as the hours may be variable – this will be discussed at the interview.

A DBS check will be required for this position.

The Times Required

On either weekends or evenings

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