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Adult Complex Homecare
£11.00 per hour
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Posted 2 months ago
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Job description

Permanent job vacancy, full-time and part-time, Night Support Worker, close to Skipton, North Yorkshire.

We are advertising on behalf of a young man in his 30s living with disabilities following a car accident. The gentleman is living in his home with his family, in a beautiful location, and requires 24-hour support.

Key Information

  • £11.00 per hour (double time at bank holidays).
  • Waking-night shifts available, 8pm – 8am on a rota basis.
  • 3 x 12-hour shifts (happy to consider applicants wanting only 1 or 2 shifts).
  • Paid for full shift and all breaks are paid.
  • Free DBS & ongoing paid training.
  • Pension.
  • 5.6 weeks holiday (pro-rata).

The Client & Your Role

This young man has a gentle personality, a good sense of humour, and no challenging behaviours. He can communicate at a basic level, and while speech is not possible, he can understand instructions and continues to make progress. He has a Tracheostomy and is PEG fed. He enjoys attending concerts and festivals, going out for walks, and enjoying the fresh air in the lovely countryside, and going bowling. At home, his interests include reading, science, and watching TV.

As one of this gentleman’s Support Workers, you will be part of a small, independently run care team, helping him with all aspects of his daily life. You will provide 2:1 support alongside one of his Live-in Carers. Your role will include:

  • Ensuring the client’s needs are met at all times.
  • Being responsible for all aspects of personal care.
  • Moving and handling using hoists and other equipment.
  • Keeping accurate records.
  • Chest management/suction of Tracheostomy.
  • Helping client to participate in activities that he enjoys.

About You

  • Experience working with adults with Disabilities or Brain Injuries is preferred, but not essential as full training is provided.
  • The biggest criteria for this role is having a willingness to learn, a positive personality, and a passion to support/care for an individual.

The biggest benefit of this job is the fantastic working relationship you can build with this lovely gentleman, his family, and the rest of his care team. The feeling of knowing you have made a difference is like no other.

Apply

If you wish to apply for this Support Worker job, please click on apply and attach your most recent CV in a word or pdf format. Once you have applied you will be contacted to discuss this job vacancy further, answer any questions you may have and look to progress your application to the next stage.

*Please note that you will be employed by the client. We are advertising & recruiting on behalf of the client.

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CONSULTANT

Emma Gore
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