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Support Worker (Female Driver): Supported Living Brain Injury

Job Description

Support Worker: Supported Living Brain Injury (Female Driver required)

Contract: Ongoing (long days and sleeps)

Pay rate: £10.42 - £13 per hour (PAYE) *subject to change with minimum wage in April 2024*

**Please note that we are unable to offer sponsorship for any agency or permanent positions **

What will you be doing?

Due to the requirements of the client, applicants must be female drivers with access to their own vehicle to aid in transporting and supporting the client out in the community. The individual you will be supporting is young lady in her mid-20s.

For this role, you must be flexible and able/open to work long day sleeps and happy to complete shifts lone working with the client. Your role will be supporting various needs including financial, social, communication and recreational where you can make a real difference. You will also encourage them to learn new skills, help them get out into the community and aid to meet their needs.

The post holder will be considerate but have a firm attitude when needed when supporting the individual. The client often likes to go out into the community and spend time with her family. Please note that you will be providing emotional support and companionship and therefore require experience and/or transferable skills.

**The role has been advertised gender specific due the people being supported. It is therefore exempt from the Equality's Act 2010**

Requirements:

  • Due to the needs of our clients at present, you must be a driver with access to your own vehicle
  • 6 months UK based care experience in the last year OR a year in the last 5 years
  • Right to work in the UK (we do not offer sponsorship)
  • Willing to undergo DBS and reference checks
  • Willing to undertake personal care
  • To be approachable, friendly, proactive and engage with the services users
  • Great communication, organisational and interpersonal skills

Benefits of joining us:

  • Weekly pay and paid PAYE (We do not use umbrella companies - meaning you accrue holiday pay and no hidden fees)
  • 24/7 contact with Brook Street Social Care
  • Pension scheme entitlement
  • Double pay on Bank Holidays
  • Separate holiday pay (you have a whole year to use it)
  • Access to specialist support through our Mental Health First Aiders
  • Online time sheets and payslips
  • Opportunity to work in various of settings and gain experience
  • Free training and refreshers provided including Manual handling, Medication, PBM and more! No fee for certificates!

Next steps:

Once you have applied, your application will be reviewed and if you have met the requirements mentioned above, a member of the team will be in touch to discuss the process in further detail and get an understanding of what your preferences are.

Please note that our on-boarding is via an online portal, however our compliance team will be there to support you throughout this process to clear you to work with us as quick as possible.

Once you've cleared, the team will offer you shifts based on your availability, location, preferences, and training to ensure we're finding the right type of work for you!

If this opportunity sounds like something you're interested in, please apply today!

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