Job Reference: NG2064 Expires: 18th June 2018
The gentleman is recovering from a stroke and regaining some facility in his own mobility. He is independent and active with a good sense of humour.
Support (ideally on a Sunday, but flexible) for the gentleman to go sailing at Rutland Waters. The boat is 24ft long and has a berth and cabin. You will not be require to support with the sailing itself, unless you wish to do so and all safety equipment including a life jacket is provided. In summer, lunch is usually a barbeque or similar and there are café facilities too. You will support with medication prompting and be vigilant to the gentleman getting overly tired – you will learn this through experience.
Experience of being a support worker
A good sense of humour and an ability to hold a conversation
An interest in sailing but not essential
Must have a full clean driving license, with access to a vehicle and be willing to drive the gentleman’s own vehicle
Flexible hours (preferably a Sunday).
Up to one day a week, all year round although if weather prevents sailing you will be engaged in other activities such as shopping.