Job Reference: FKROD Expires: 23rd July 2018
I am a very active and fit young woman with a passion for horses. I require support to access my horse and get to my volunteering positions. I require support to develop my independent living skills to enable me to remain safe in the community.
Promote independence, choice and support with decision making.
Provide support to access the community, develop independent living skills as per her needs and enable her to participate and maintain access to hobbies and volunteering opportunities.
Lots of driving with a willingness to travel and be flexible with working hours to allow community access to enable her take part in sporting events.
Community safety to be developed during these times. Knowledge and or interest of horses preferred but not essential.
(no personal care required but support worker must be mindful of safety and whereabouts of young woman at all times).
A willingness to travel and be flexible with working hours.
Duty of care to maintain safety, report any accidents/incidents (accident book to be accessible at all times) complete daily reports (Diary), mileage and timesheets.
Have patience and compassion.
Understanding the importance of seeking guidance and support when required.
Experience of working in the care sector is desirable but not necessary, as training can be provided.
Knowledge of horses beneficial, plus an interest in skiing and athletics.
Basic understanding of autism preferred training will be offered during induction period.
Good verbal communication skills.
Ability to work unsupervised.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Good listening skills.
Experience of working with vulnerable adults.
Good general education.
Car driver with class 1 business insurance.
Able to work in a flexible manner and own initiative.
Honest, trustworthy & reliable.
Monday: 06:30 - 08:00 and 15:45 - 18:00 - community access (3.75 hours).
Tuesday: 06:30 - 08:00, 12:00 - 16:30 and 19:00 and 20:30 - community access / independent living skills (7.5 hours).
Wednesday: 10:00 - 15:30 - community access / independent living skills (7.5 hours).
Thursday: 06:30 - 08:00, 12:00 - 16:30 and 19:00 - 20:30 - community access / independent living skills (7.5 hours).
Friday: 10:00 - 15:30 - community access / independent living skills (5.5 hours).
Saturday: 10:00 - 15:00 - community access / independent living skills (5 hours).
Sunday: 06:30 - 08:00, 09:45 - 12:00 and 13:30 - 15:30 - community access / independent living skills (5.75 hours).