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Case Management &
Rehabilitation Solutions

Support Worker - Part time

Carer/Support Worker/Client Recruitment
£13.50 - £16.00 per hour
About The Role

Location: London W10
Nearest Train Station:
Ladbroke Grove
Days & Hours: 

One 3 hour shift after school per week during term time to be worked flexibly, with the occasional possibility of additional hours during the evenings.

15 hours per week to be worked over 3 days during the school holidays again to be worked flexibly.  

Pay: £13.50 per hour Weekdays, £14.50 per hour Weekends and £16.00 per hour Bank Holidays
Using Own Vehicle for work purposes?
Yes, On duty and to attend training
Essential Experience:
Previous experience of working with children with special needs and comfortable working in a family home.
Experience working with children with trauma and an interest in therapy
Start Date:
ASAP or date (subject to satisfactory employment checks)

We are seeking a support worker who has previous experience of working with children with special needs, as well as lots of enthusiasm, patience and a willingness to learn to help support Christopher, a 12 year old boy with Cerebral Palsy and epilepsy.


He is a cheerful boy with physical and communication difficulties as a result of injuries sustained at the time of his birth, which have a significant impact on his daily life. Christopher lives at home with his mother and attends a local special needs school and requires support with all aspects of daily living. He loves playing at home and enjoys watching TV and also enjoys walks in quiet parks and places like museums as he is particularly sensitive to crowds and noise. 


You will need to be confident working in a family home and sensitive to the needs and wishes of Christopher and his mother in order to meet all aspects of his care and support during school holidays, as well as some hours during term time.


You will be expected to implement care as advised by his mother and team of therapists and record information relating to this as advised.  An ability to demonstrate the need for confidentiality and privacy is very important and we are seeking somebody who is reliable and trustworthy with a good sense of humour. 

This is an excellent and rewarding opportunity for a dedicated person to develop their existing skills and support this very special young boy. 


Pay and Benefits:

£13.50 per hour Weekdays, £14.50 per hour Weekends and £16.00 per hour Bank Holidays

On-going training & support provided

5.6 weeks annual leave pro rata

Free DBS check.


In order to promote continuity of our high care standards, you will be offered:


Relevant training opportunities (including The Care Certificate),

Regular clinical supervision/review meetings,

On-going support from a dedicated Case Manager and HR department

About You

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

  • 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 with working with Cerebral Palsy and epilepsy

  • Confident and comfortable working in a family own home and sensitive to Christopher’s needs and wishes and those of his mother

  • Can demonstrate commitment and passion

  • 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) 


    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.



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 wecare.

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

We are Client Centred.  We putour 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 findsolutions and empower others.