Care Support Worker – Part Time Hours (Ref: KB/JS/Blackpool) – Homecare Direct – Blackpool

Homecare Direct

Job details
Posting date: 20 January 2023
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: Salary from £11.00 – £12.00 per hour
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 19 February 2023
Location: Blackpool, s41 0dt
Company: Homecare Direct
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 552

Role overview

Care Support worker to support a young woman in Blackpool

Part-time role (14hrs) available with flexibility to cover additional shifts

Salary from £11.00 – £12.00 per hour

About Me:

I was born in Blackpool and have lived here all of my life apart from 18mths that I spent travelling in Australia and Asia. I went
to 2 local schools and have a group of good friends who I am in contact with; I prefer to spend time with either small groups or
1:1 as I find busy places and large groups or crowds difficult so can withdraw and take myself off to a quiet corner. I am a
people person in my own way and like to spend time with family and friends. I have a part time job at co-op but this is limited to
8 hours per week due to my condition. I love animals especially dogs and I also love children and have friends and family with
young children whom I enjoy spending time with.

The Support Required:

I need support around my flat and when I want to go out into the community – social visits, trips out, appointments etc. I have
unstable epilepsy and need reassurance, and to feel confident in the person supporting me during and after a seizure. I like to
be as independent as I can and make my own decisions and have support to enable me to do this.

This role is for 14hrs a week with the flexibility to cover for sickness and holidays.

About the Pay:

£11.00 – £12.00 per hour

Bank Holidays at time and a half

Christmas and New Year Bank Holidays at double time

About the Training: Full client specific training will be given, including ongoing professional development and support. You will
be paid for attendance at training

About You:

You will need to be reliable and trustworthy, a good communicator and show dignity and respect towards others, and be able to
empower, encourage and respect my right to make my own decisions about how I want to be cared for. Knowing when it’s appropriate
to step in and help, and maintaining a balance between caring and supporting are important qualities.

An enhanced disclosure is required (expense to be met by employer).

Post exempt under The Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9 Part 1-There is a genuine occupational requirement to recruit female support

Competitive rates of pay and other benefits below:

Free Learning and Personal Development. Dedicated Support Network. A Blue Light Card (which offers a wide range of discounts).
Diploma in Health and Social Care. Auto Enrolment into Pension Scheme. £100 for new, non-transfer PA’s, after 6 month
probation. £200 Introduction payment for new staff appointed (terms apply), enhanced bank holidays and enhanced sickness ,
dedicated office contact, local nurse for ongoing support and training

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