Social Care

Support Worker

Full Time Permanent

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£10 – £10.30/hour


Permanent positions – working with just 1 client – guaranteed contracted hours

Rate of Pay: £10.00 per hour days and £10.30 per hour waking nights

We have an exciting opportunity for Support Workers / Carers to form a new, specialist care team in a village location to the North of Brixworth on the Northants/Leicestershire border.The gentleman is living in his own family home.

The Role:

You will be supporting a gentleman with a traumatic brain injury requiring 24-hour support. The role will involve assisting with rehabilitation, following a programme set by professionals, along with personal care, medication administration, continence support, and maintaining his safety.
Support in attending social outings and therapies
Food preparation and domestic tasksAbout you:

The right candidates will be calm and confident, with a happy disposition and a good sense of humour. This should be combined with the ability to work well as a team player, but also the ability to work alone and use initiative.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential, as is the ability to follow instructions and work in accordance with the set therapy care plan
Previous care experience would be desirable. However; you will receive ongoing specialist training in all areas and this is not essential.
A driving licence would be preferable due to the rural location of the gentleman's family home
Please be aware that there are pet cats in the home. You will not be required to provide assistance or care to them but you should be aware in case of allergies or concerns.Shift Pattern:

13 hour day shifts (Apply online only) and 13 hour waking night shifts (Apply online only)
You will be working within a small team providing care and support all year round, including weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis. Flexibility is essential and you must be able to work a combination of days and waking nights.Employee Benefits including:

28 Days Holiday Pay, Company Sick Pay, Membership of a Health Cash Plan, Double Time Pay on Bank Holidays, Payment to attend all Training, Paid DBS

THIS IS NOT AN AGENCY JOB – IT IS A PERMANENT POSITION WORKING FOR A RESPECTED AND SPECIALIST CARE PROVIDER. Working in 1 location – the client's own home (so, no travelling between clients)