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Adult Learning Disabilities
£12.00 - £13.00 per hour
Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire
Posted a month ago
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Job description

Permanent job vacancy, part-time Support Worker close to the Middlesbrough area of Cleveland/Teesside to support a young 25-year-old man living with Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy in his own home. Car Drivers essential. 

This role is based in Yarm and is a 9mile/18-minute commute from Middlesbrough via the A66. It may also suit someone living in Stockton-on-Tees as it is a 5.5miles/15-minute commute via A135/Yarm Road. 

  • £12.00 per hour weekdays plus occasional sleep-ins paid at £8.91 per hour. 
  • £13.00 per hour weekends (£19.50 per hour bank holidays).
  • Flexible, 25-hours per week, 6-days a week. 
  • Permanent contract following initial 6-month probationary period.
  • 28-days annual leave including bank holidays (pro rata).  
  • Experience in working with adults with disabilities/brain injuries is desired, but full training is provided.  
  • Having a positive, can-do attitude and friendly personality is much more important.
  • Dog friendly is preferred as our client has a dog.
  • We are seeking candidates over the age of 25. 

Your client

The gentleman is a fun-loving young man who lives in his own family home which is adapted for his needs. He is like any other 25-year-old, always active, sociable, and always doing something, whether that be a physio appointment or enjoying one of the activities he loves. He has several different and varied hobbies that he enjoys. He enjoys playing wheelchair football, horse riding, drumming, hospital radio flying, and more. Part of your role as one of his Support Workers is to keep him doing the things he loves and living life to the full.

Your Role

You will be part of a team providing 2:1 support to this gentleman. You will play a key part working alongside his family and a team of Therapists to support client’s ongoing rehabilitation. You will follow his specific care/support plan, ensuring his welfare, and safety at all times. There will be aspects of personal care involved in the role. You will gain valuable experience which would support a long-lasting career in the field.  

What is key about this job is that you have a patient and caring nature, a positive personality, you can form good relationships, and you will be passionate about the difference you can make in a person’s life. If that’s you, then we would love to hear from you.

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 via their representative. We are advertising & recruiting on behalf of the client. 
*Health and Social Care Jobs is an Equal Opportunities Employer, however due to the nature of the position, this post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010. In this instance there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement to recruit staff 25 years of age and over.

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