Live In Support Worker

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Sheerness
Salary
600.00 - 600.00 GBP Weekly + GBP600/week + Holiday pay
Posted
11 Apr 2017
Closes
09 May 2017
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
SCP Complex Care are recruiting for experienced support workers to work with an 31 year old female in the Sheerness area of Kent. Our client recently suffered a stroke which has left her with cognitive impairment and requires live-in support for herself and in looking after her children.

Our client needs general support with housekeeping, food preparation and prompting to maintain personal care. She can demonstrate poor decision making skills which can put her safety at risk. Support is also required to escort the client to local activities. For this reason, support workers will need to be able to drive, have business insurance and their own vehicle.

Support workers will also need to have experience working with epilepsy, our client can have tonic clonic and absence seizures.

Our client also has 3 children, aged 2, 6 and 10, whom she needs support to supervise, feed, and prepare for school each day.

At the client's request, there is a genuine occupational requirement that this role is for females only.

This live-in will be week on, week off. With the handover on the Monday morning at 0800hrs.

We are looking for individuals who have compassion and commitment that can support making positive changes to someones life. You should also have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively. SCP Complex Care offers you:

* Excellent rates of pay
* 24-hour support from experienced Care and Nurse Consultants
* Specialist Clinical Training for each assignment, professional supervision, career development and support

The successful candidate will have:

* A minimum of 6 months experience
* Be self-motivated and able to use own initiative
* Able to work under pressure and in stressful and challenging situations
* Must be a driver with full clean driving licence

All suitable applicants will be subject to DBS checks being completed. SCP Complex Care is an equal opportunities employer