Female Support Worker

Location
Penzance
Salary
£8.50 per hour
Posted
30 Jan 2018
Closes
31 Mar 2018
Ref
AA/NB
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Job Level
Experienced
Language
English

Are you passionate about care but want to be able to spend more time with your client? If so, why not work for Active Assistance where you can provide one to one support in the client’s own home. We are looking for a female support worker for our client in Penzance.

At Active Assistance you will be a Personal Assistant which is what sets us aside from other care companies. You will be working with one client who you will get to know and develop a good working relationship with. With us you can put your caring nature into practice. You can spend time with the client, enabling them to live fulfilling and independent lives.

Female Support Worker required in Penzance

We are currently looking for a female support worker to work with our client who has an acquired brain injury. Our client lives alone in her own home so is very independent. She does however require some support with daily activities due to her brain injury. She is a wheelchair user and therefore needs some assistance with her mobility. In addition, the role will also involve some assistance with her personal care. Her speech is slurred and she can be difficult to understand so you will need to be patient with good communication skills. Our client will need you to drive her vehicle so she can go out and access the community so you must hold a full driving licence.

Hours and Pay

•24 hour shifts

•You will need to be flexible to work across the week

•£8.50 per hour (7am-11pm)

•£50 sleeping night rate (11pm-7am)

Benefits of working for Active Assistance

We provide our PA's with free award winning training at one of our training venues around the country. You will receive on-going training and support from Clinical Managers and Head Office. At Active Assistance we like to recruit internally. Therefore, you will have the opportunity to progress your career with us, possibly becoming a Junior Care Service Manager or part of the training team in the future. We also have a Refer a Friend scheme so if you like working for us and want others you know to get in on the action, you will be paid for spreading the word!

Active Assistance is an award winning care provider supporting individuals with complex and continuing health care needs. Our philosophy is based on the principle that each client is unique and our services provide tailored support covering complex clinical conditions.

 Active Assistance is committed to safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable adults and children. All applicants must be willing to undergo the appropriate screening. This includes checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.

Active Assistance Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer. However due to the nature of the position there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement to recruit female Personal Healthcare Assistants.

 

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