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Holiday Cover Support Worker

Location: Nuneaton, Midlands Rate of Pay: £9.00 per hour (weekdays). £9.25 per hour (weekends)

Hours per Week: As and when required - up to 17.5 hours per week to be covered when needed, 12.5 during the week and 5 on the weekends

Job Reference: ACBN Expires: 17th August 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.  

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

Monday - Friday: 11:00 - 11:30 am, 2:00 - 2:30 pm, 5:00 - 5:30 pm, 7:00 - 8:00 pm.

2.5 hours per day.


Saturday and Sunday: 11:00 - 11:30 am, 2:00 - 2:30 pm, 5:00 - 5:30 pm, 7:00 - 8:00 pm.

2.5 hours per day.

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