Support Worker

Pontypridd |

Employer: Westcountry Case Management Ltd
Sector/Specialism: Healthcare & Medical

Required to provide support to a 17 year old young man with cerebral palsy who lives in Pontypridd. He requires assistance with all personal care, eating / drinking (PEG fed) and all toileting needs. He is sling hoisted for all transfers and uses eye gaze. Very competently to communicate.

He is a keen football fan and enjoys following this on TV. He enjoys chatting and interacting with others (although not when the footie is on!).

You will be required to support with all daily living needs, helping to access hydrotherapy pool, carry out a physiotherapy plan and support him to access social activities. You will also need to complete all aspects of domestic support in order to keep his environment clean.

Previous experience in a similar role would be preferred
A full driving licence is essential.

You must be registered with OR working towards registration with Social Care Wales

You must hold a recognised Health and Social Care qualification (NVQ Level 2 or a Diploma) OR have completed the All Wales Induction Framework, or be willing to complete this within 6 months of starting if successful

Hours available - part time.
Hours will vary minimum 36 hours per fortnight

Applicants MUST be available for all of the following shifts
Tuesday 14.00 - Wednesday 10.00 (alternate)
Wednesday 14.00 through to Thursday 10.00
Friday 14.00 through to Saturday 11.00
Saturday 11.00 through to Sunday 11.00 (alternate weeks)
Sunday 18.00 through to Monday 10.00 (alternate weeks)

Shifts are worked on a 2:1 basis.

£12.50 per hour weekday
£13.50 per hour weekends
Sleep rate / night rate is paid at National Living Wage (currently £9.50 per hour)

This position requires a fully enhanced disclosure request from the DBS. You will also be required to register with the DBS Update Service.

Due to the current climate, interviews may be held via Zoom/Skype/other such teleconferencing tools, therefore candidates MUST HAVE the ability to attend interview via these methods.

Please note we reserve the right to interview and appoint earlier than the stated closing date, should there be a good response to the advert.

Westcountry Case Management Ltd
01626 770729

We are a CQC Outstanding rated healthcare business who help our clients recruit their own support workers. You will be employed directly by the client; however, Westcountry Case Management oversee all aspects of the clients care package on his behalf.