Support Worker / PA | RG6 - Berkshire

£140.00 Gross per Shift - Support Worker
Ref: 1540 Date Posted: Monday 17 Feb 2020
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£140.00 Gross per Shift. Outgoing, social and fun-loving 24-year-old Uni Student requires Support Worker / PA to join her care team during the week. Sunday to Friday Shifts available.





Title: Support Worker / PA | RG6
Location: Reading, RG6
Nearest Tube/Station: Reading
Wage: £140.00 gross per shifts (16.5 hours)
Driver required? Desirable
Use of a car? Yes adapted vehicle on duty, automatic drive
Desirable: Previous experience supporting a young adult with a physical disability however personality fit is very important for our client.
Start Date: ASAP – June 2020 (option for an extended contract after Uni year is finished)
Days & Hours: Shifts are 16.5 hours in total from 5.30 pm – 10.00 am. Days available: Tuesday and Wednesday. You’ll be on-call during the night. 

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About this client/child:
Our client Amy is 24 years old, is a full-time Politics and International Relations student at Reading University who is living independently with the support of her care team and is finishing her Degree in June 2020. Amy is loving her Uni lifestyle, she is extremely social and is often out at pubs, clubs, and events with her friends, or eating out and shopping. Amy is passionate when it comes to volunteering, music and loves sports such as horse riding, scuba diving, and skiing.  Amy has cerebral palsy and is a wheelchair user, she requires support with all practical daily tasks.

Overview of the role:
In this role you’ll support and enable Amy to live her life as she wants to; she requires practical support to live independently. Your key responsibilities will be to support Amy to access and take part in activities including Uni nights out, sports, volunteering and to become a big part of the student community. The role will also support Amy with her personal care (training provided) and include basic household duties such as cooking, light housework, etc. It would be of great benefit to be familiar with MacBook, programmes such as adobe, photoshop, and premier, however, training is provided in this area also. 

Who this job would suit:
A lively, outgoing, energetic Female* Support Worker / PA with similar interests, who understands the importance of this role and wants to continually promote Amy’s independence and support her to live her life to the fullest. Amy describes herself as a night owl, so you must be happy to stay up late and get fully involved in Amy’s social life. It’s an ideal role for a student currently studying or a recent graduate. A driver is desirable however Amy has just passed her driving test so it is not essential.

What’s great about this job:
Amy is a fantastic person to work with, you’ll have lots of fun whilst supporting her and it is a role you can make a real difference to a person’s life. Amy throws herself into challenges and is always looking at new interests and hobbies, no two days will be the same!

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*Where a specific gender is stated as essential, gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for a female or male worker to work with our client

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