Total Community Care - Specialists in spinal & neurological care

Providing bespoke care nationwide for clients with spinal injuries and neurological conditions

Full Time Support Worker/Carer Required in Truro

We have an opportunity for Support Workers / Carers to join a specialist care team. You will be assisting a young gentleman who has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and is living in his own home in the Truro area. This condition causes physical impairment only.

The Role:

  • The role will include assistance with personal care, food preparation, domestic duties and all aspects of daily living.
  • You will be helping the gentleman to live the most independent life possible which will include supporting him in attendance at his voluntary employment; along with social activities and trips away.

About You:

  • The right candidates will be enthusiastic, outgoing with a good sense of humour, able to cook, reliable, trustworthy and committed.
  • A full, clean, driving license is essential and you must be prepared to drive the gentleman’s own automatic wheelchair accessible vehicle.
  • You must be willing to accompany the gentleman on trips in the UK and abroad for up to a week. A valid passport is required for this purpose
  • Previous experience of working in care would be advantageous but is not essential. Full specialist training will be provided
  • Please be aware that this is a non-smoking environment

Shift Patterns:

  • 12 hour Day Shifts (0900-2100) and 12 hour Waking Night Shifts (2100-0900)
  • You will be working within a team providing care and support all year round on a rota basis, including weekends and bank holidays.
  • Flexibility is required in being able to work both day shifts and waking night shifts

Benefits including: 28 Days Holiday Pay, Company Sick Pay, Membership of a Health Cash Plan, Double Time Pay on Bank Holidays, Payment to attend all Training, Cycle to Work Scheme, Training and Development Opportunities

About us: TCC provide specialist care teams for individuals who live within their own homes. Our client base is varied and includes Spinal Cord Injury, Acquired Brain Injury and other Neurological Conditions.

Closing Date for applications: Wednesday 25 September 2019

To apply or to request further details please telephone 01858 469790 or email quoting reference LTRUM for further information and an application form. Alternatively you can apply online by clicking the button below:

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