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Carers/Support Workers (*Female) Part-Time and Bank

Location:
Manchester
Specialism:
Carer/Support Worker/Client Recruitment
Remuneration:
£10.50 per hour, Monday to Friday, £12.60 per hour, Weekends and Bank Holidays
About The Role

Location: Swinton, Manchester
Days & Hours: 31 hours per week to be worked as follows:

 
Monday to Friday -  16:00-19:30
Monday & Friday      09:00-12:00
 
Every other weekend:
Saturday –  11:00 – 16:00

Sunday – 11:00 – 13:30

  

There may be some flexibility for the role to be split between two people, provided the hours specified above can be covered. 

 

There may also be the possibility of additional hours to cover day and evening shifts, as well as the possibility of occasional sleeping night shifts and trips away. 

 

Bank hours – these are adhoc and variable to be worked in accordance with the needs of the client.

  

Pay: £10.50 per hour, Monday to Friday and £12.60 per hour, Weekends and Bank Holidays

Driver required? Essential

Driving Clients Car? Yes, our clients Wheelchair Adapted Vehicle (WAV) - automatic
Using Own Vehicle for work purposes? Yes, on duty and to attend training 

Essential: Care work experience.
Desirable: Experience supporting adults with physical difficulties. An interest in therapy.

Family Pets: 2 dogs

Interviews Week Commencing: As and when applications are received.  Following government guidelines during this uncertain time, this may be completed via video link

Start Date: ASAP or date (subject to satisfactory employment checks)

 

Our client has a bubbly personality and sense of fun. She loves looking her best and her personal appearance is very important to her.  She is very sociable and absolutely loves mini breaks and holidays away with her family and support workers. 

 

Our client suffered a severe brain injury. She cannot walk and uses a wheelchair. She has regular therapy sessions and has an exercise programme which you would need to support her with.  She loves going out for lunch at the local pub and likes to try out new activities, although she requires encouragement as she lacks motivation.

You will be joining her small care team where you will be taking direction from the Case Manager to ensure that our client receives all the care she requires. Our client will require full assistance with her daily routines and all of her personal care needs and she has a specific hygiene routine that needs to be followed.  This role will suit someone who is calm but very proactive and able to bring lots of enthusiasm.

This is wonderful opportunity to join a supportive family and care team where you can make a real difference to our client’s life by maximising her opportunities and promoting her independence wherever possible.

Pay and Benefits:

£10.50-12.60 per hour, depending on shift as above

On-going training & support provided

5.6 weeks annual leave pro rata

Sick Pay entitlement

Free DBS check.

 

In order to promote continuity of our high care standards, you will be offered:
• Induction,
• Relevant training opportunities (including The Care Certificate),
• Regular clinical supervision/review meetings,
• On-going support from a dedicated Team Leader, Case Manager and HR department

About You

It would be great to receive your application, if you have the following skills/behaviours:

 

  • *Female due to providing personal care

  • Must be able to work with specialist equipment (training will be provided). A Handling Management Plan is available and is designed to reduce the risk of handling injuries, but you may be required to bend, kneel, squat, push or pull.

  • Experience supporting adults with physical disabilities.

  • Confident and comfortable working in our client's own home and sensitive to the needs and wishes of her and her family

  • Can demonstrate commitment and passion for meeting our client's needs

  • Can demonstrate empathy and understanding in an appropriate and professional manner

  • A team player who understands the importance of feedback to qualified members of the team

  • Can develop productive and professional relationships with others

  • Actively creates an inclusive environment respecting diversity

  • Good organisational skills who can adhere to standards and quality requirements

  • Friendly, approachable with a proactive and encouraging approach

  • Punctual, patient, reliable and trustworthy

  • Can maintain an excellent level of confidentiality

  • Good verbal & written communication skills and IT literate

  • Able to think creatively and to use initiative

  • Willingness to work flexibly and cover shifts, sometimes at short notice

  • A full driving licence (endorsements to be disclosed) 

  • An interest in fashion and clothes, hair and make up would be an advantage

     

Satisfactory references & proof of eligibility to work in the UK required.

This position requires a disclosure request from the DBS. A conviction will not necessarily prevent you from being employed.

*Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for a female worker to work with our client.

 
 
About Us
ILS provide Case Management and Rehabilitation Services on a nationwide scale.
 
When a persons life has been changed by injury, we address the practicalities.  We work with children and adults who have had moderate or catastrophic, complex injuries.  We assess individual needs and are able to provide a comprehensive Case Management and Rehabilitation Service designed to maximise independence.
 
ILS recruit on behalf of their clients and therefore, if you are successfully recruited, you will be employed directly by our client or their Deputy appointed by the Court of Protection.  However, ILS will manage your day to day employment, providing you with the support you need to carry out your role.  Working as a Carer or Support Worker for an ILS client means that you will have a dedicated Case Manager to oversee your client's care needs.

For more detailed information about working as a carer or support worker for ILS, please visit: http://www.indliv.co.uk/about-us/careers/work-as-a-carer-support-worker

 

Our Company Values:

We are Supportive.  It matters to us that our clients and staff know that we care.

We have Integrity.  We can be trusted to work in a professional, honest and transparent way.

We are Client Centred.  We put our client's aspirations at the centre of everything we do.

We are Quality Focussed. We set high standards and aim to exceed them.

We are Positive.  We find solutions and empower others.