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Support Worker

Learning Disabilities
£11.50 per hour
South Tyneside, Tyne and Wear
Posted 2 weeks ago
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Job description

We are recruiting for a Support Worker to support a young female living with Cerebral Palsy.

Location: South Tyneside, Tyne & Wear.

Salary: £11.50 per hour.

Job Type: Permanent, part-time hours.

We are recruiting on behalf of a young female with Cerebral Palsy living in her family home. As a Support Worker, you will be part of a small team maximising this young lady’s independence and quality of life. Helping her with activities and hobbies she enjoys, assisting in the community and to appointments using the client’s adapted vehicle, providing personal care, and housekeeping duties.

Working in this role requires you to be a positive, enthusiastic person to match the girl’s personality. It will also be an opportunity to gain knowledge and experience of providing care and support as you will collaborate with multi-disciplinary professionals.

Criteria

  • NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Social Care - desired.
  • Experience of working with people with Disabilities/challenging behaviours – preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, resilience & willingness to learn- essential.
  • Driving licence – essential.

If you meet the criteria for this Support Worker job vacancy and you are excited by the opportunity, then we would love to speak to you and tell you more, so please click apply.

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