Total Community Care - Specialists in spinal & neurological care

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

Part Time Support Worker/Carer required in the Fareham area

We have an opportunity for a Part-time Support Worker / Carer to join a specialist care team.  You will be supporting an active gentleman with a spinal cord injury, living in his family home in the Fareham area.

The Role:

  • Assist with all aspects of daily living, spinal injury care and personal care.
  • Accompany this gentleman on family holidays abroad and trips in the UK.
  • Accompany him on social activities, to work, college and attending therapy sessions.
  • Carry out domestic tasks and food preparation.
  • Assist with pet care.

About you:

  • The right candidate will be enthusiastic, flexible, reliable and trustworthy.
  • You will be comfortable with providing personal care; including bowel and bladder care.
  • A full, clean, driving license is essential. You will be a confident driver, with a minimum of two year’s driving experience and be willing to drive this gentleman’s own vehicle.
  • You must be willing to travel and stay away with the client occasionally to support holidays and work commitments. This includes travel abroad, so a valid passport is essential
  • You will be comfortable around dogs and happy to support this gentleman to care for his dog.
  • Previous experience of working in care would be advantageous but is not essential as full, specialist training is provided.

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 at your full hourly rate, Cycle to Work Scheme

Shift Pattern:

  • 16 hour day shift with sleepover (24 hour shift).
  • You will be working within a small team providing care and support all year round, including weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis. Flexibility is essential.
  • You will work approximately 4 shifts per month.

Closing Date for applications: Friday 29 January 2021

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