COMMUNICATION FACILITATOR & CARER
Adventurous, reliable and energetic individual sought to join a small team providing personal care and support to a young man with physical disabilities, currently studying Astronomy and Planetary Science at home with the Open University.
The young man leads an active and positive life and needs a dynamic, responsible and caring individual to support his physical and mental wellbeing. The role involves all aspects of personal care, and assisting with activities of daily living, including social support. You will provide specialist communications support to facilitate social communication in a range of settings (full training will be provided).
This is an exciting opportunity for someone who likes travelling both in the UK and overseas. This may involve weekend and overnight excursions with the family. The post will also involve extensive time working away from the UK. In particular your role will involve working for extended summers in Greece.
Good written and verbal communication skills
Good sense of humour
Degree level education
Previous care and support experience
Experience with special needs and disabilities
Qualifications in Maths and Physics
Full driving licence
This is a full time salaried and permanent post with National Insurance and a salary scale of £21,500 to 26,500. The role involves shift working, with flexible hours (annualised, averaging 37.5 hrs per week), and will include weekends and Bank Holidays.
Applicants should submit a CV with a creative statement (of not more than 150 words). CVs alone will not be accepted.