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Enabler/Support Worker

Location: Atherstone, Midlands Rate of Pay: £9.00 per hour

Hours per Week: To cover hours of annual leave and sickness of fellow employee

Job Reference: ACBL Expires: 17th August 2018

About the Employer

My favourite pastime is going to the cinema and playing snooker.  I am a very sociable person and enjoy the company of others.  I live at home with my mum who also supports me.

It is important for me to be as independent as possible and I currently employ a personal assistant to support me with my social life.

I am looking for a cover support worker for when he goes on holiday so that I can still go to the cinema and play pool.

When I go out, I need some support of another person to push my wheelchair. I can transfer myself from my chair to the car.

I am honest and a friendly person and you will find it easy to get on with me.


Summary of Duties

To provide social support and stimulation.

Support the individual in his favourite hobbies, going to the cinema and playing snooker.

Must use of a car and have a clean driving licence with business insurance.

 

Health and safety:

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

You have a duty to report defects and or hazards, which give rise to an accident.

 

Supervision:

As my personal assistant, you will be directed and accountable to me and my family in all aspects of your work. You should always ask what my needs are and listen to my directions and requests.


The Person They Are Looking For

DBS check if required- cost met by local authority.

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

A commitment to a service which provides support to vulnerable individuals, and which is respectful and according to the individuals’ wishes.

Good communication skills.

Able to work on own initiative.

Honesty, reliability and trustworthiness.

Good sense of humour.

Car owner / driver with business insurance on policy.


The Times Required

Times required: agreed in advance.

Days required: agreed in advance.


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