Up to £13.50 gross per hour. Caring and experienced Part time Support Worker to work with Jack, 18 in Warrington
Title:Part Time Support Worker| Warrington, WA3
Location: Warrington, WA3
Nearest Train Station: Warrington
Wage: £12.00 gross per hour weekdays, £13.50 gross per hour weekends
Driver required? Essential
Use of a car? Must have an own car for getting to and from work
Essential Experience: Working with a young adult with physical disabilities, supporting a client in family environment
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Monday to Friday 6:30am- 8:30am, Friday 1.00pm – 6.00pm
Jack, 18, is an active and sociable young man who enjoys going clothes shopping, loves music and watching live bands at the local pub, using his IPad. Jack has cerebral palsy affecting all 4 limbs. As a result, he is unable to walk, and his muscle tone fluctuates from being stiff to being floppy. Jack is non-verbal but is very bright and has a fabulous sense humour and loves “banter” amongst family, friends and his peers. His medication and fluids are administered via PEG.
The role involves supporting Jack at home and in the community. Jack needs assistance with all aspect of personal care, getting ready for school, assistance with medications and PEG feeding, and to be driven to and accompanied to activities and appointments.
You must be confident to implement strategies and programmes recommended by other healthcare professionals and therapists. You must have excellent communication skills, be friendly and approachable.
This job will suit a confident, positive and caring support worker who has previous experience working with young adults with physical disabilities.
For this great opportunity to work with Jack, please apply today!
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