Weekend Support Worker

Recruiter
Beth Kiely
Location
SO41 6BA, Sway
Salary
£10 per hour
Posted
02 Feb 2018
Closes
20 Feb 2018
Ref
AA/Sway
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Weekends

Contact Details

Are you looking for a part time job, for Tuesdays and alternate Saturdays and Sundays?

Would you like a rewarding position, supporting our client with complex health needs in her own home in Sway?

If so, we have the role for you!

Active Assistance Group is a highly successful specialist care provider, supporting physically disabled and complex care clients to live independently in their own home.  We are currently looking for a Support Worker for our client in Sway. Our mission statement is to ‘enable people to live as individually and independently as possible and support them to achieve their goals and aspirations’.

At Active Assistant you will be known as a Personal Assistant as your role is to work under the direction of the client/client’s family following a personalized care plan. You will be working with one client who you will get to know and develop a good working relationship with. With Active Assistance you can put your considerate nature into practice. You can spend time with the client, enabling them to live fulfilling and independent lives. Ideal candidates for the role will be enthusiastic, conscientious, reliable and flexible.

Weekend Support Worker required in Sway

We have a rewarding part time position to support our female client with complex needs in her own home in Sway, New Forest. Our client is a wheelchair user, PEG fed, and is unable to verbally communicate. We are looking for somebody that would love to support this lady with her personal and complex care routines within a home environment. Previous experience in a care setting is beneficial but not essential, because full training is provided. She lives at home with her parents, so you will need to be able to fit in with a family lifestyle, respecting privacy when required.

Due to the location of the client you will need to have a full driving licence and your own vehicle as public transport may be limited.

  

 Salary, Shift Times and Benefits

  • £10 per hour for day shifts. Salary is calculated as an hourly rate of pay multiplied by the number of hours worked.
  • Accrued holiday pay
  • Day shifts: Tuesdays (12pm-5pm), alternate Saturdays and Sundays (1pm-4.30pm)
  • This post is a part time position, but there is the opportunity to pick up extra shifts with other clients in the local area
  • This role is classed as temporary as during your time working with Active Assistance there may be opportunities to work with other clients
  • You will be employed by Active Assistance on a flexible contract
  • Enhanced rates for Bank Holidays
  • Employees will be auto-enrolled into the NEST Pension Scheme
  • DBS Certificate (please note that if you leave within your 3-month probation period the cost of this will be deducted from your salary)
  • Refer a Friend Scheme *Please see full Terms and Conditions on our website

Training and Career Opportunities

We provide our PA’s with free award winning training at one of our training venues around the country. Once you start work with us you will receive on-going training and support from Clinical Managers and Head Office.

This role is a great opportunity to develop a career in Health and Social care. We offer prospects to progress your career within the company and have an Apprenticeship scheme.

Apprenticeship Training for the Health and Social Care Sector – an apprenticeship is a recognized vocational qualification for healthcare professionals working in the UK.

 What Apprenticeship qualifications are on offer?

  • Adult Care Worker Level 2, Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3, Children and Young People Level 2, Children and Young People Level 3

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, including 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; in this instance there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement to recruit female Support Workers

 

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