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Job Title
PA Weekend Work Ref 18761
Employer
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Job Description
A caring Support worker is needed to join a small friendly team to assist a young man who has a very severe neurological syndrome causing profound physical and learning disabilities and Epilepsy.

The Parent of the young man is the employer using Direct Payments to directly employ all the workers. This is practically supported by KDC with a payroll and managed account service. In addition to information, advice and guidance from the KDC Team Manager.
The position is based in his home where he lives with his parents which has been fully adapted to suit his needs. Tasks include Social Support which is designed to give his parents a break from their substantial caring duties.You will need to engage the young man in varied and stimulating social / leisure activities. You will be interacting, providing sensory stimulation, some floor play and attending to some personal care if needed.

Previous experience of Care work is preferred but not essential as full training will be provided. On the job training is led by the parents who are experts by experience in their son’s care needs. In addition, you will have free access to the Knowsley Council Adult Social Care Training programme. It is essential that you are reliable, trustworthy, able to provide safe care and able to build caring relationships.
Hours/Terms
Temporary Post to cover Maternity Leave until June 2019

£10.30 per hour

10 hours per week


The weekend hours are 10 hours guaranteed but are flexible. The shifts hours can be split into two 5 hour shifts or one 10 hour shift. They are usually worked mainly 5 hours on Saturday from 12 till 5 pm and 5 hours on a Sunday same again 12 till 5 pm but occasionally 5 hours on a Friday from 4 till 9 pm may be required.

Shift hours may differ as the Parents may need to have the 10 hours all on the same day so if this was to be required the 10 hours would be from 11 am till 9 pm on the Saturday or the Sunday then whatever day you did the 10 hours on means you would have the other day off. We will try to give good notice if the normal 12 till 5 pm hours need to be moved from the Saturday and Sunday.
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Area
Stockbridge Village
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Closing Date
30/11/2018

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