Total Community Care - Specialists in spinal & neurological care

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

Part – Time Support Worker required in the Walsall Area

We have an exciting opportunity for a Support Worker to join a specialist care team. You would be required to work with a gentleman with a Spinal Cord Injury who is living in his family home in the Walsall area.

The Role:

  • All aspects of personal care will be required, along with bowel management and catheter care.
  • Providing support and assistance with social outings, therapy appointments and business functions.
  • Occasionally accompanying this gentleman for trips away from home.
  • You will be required to assist with food preparation and general domestic tasks.
  • You will also be required to provide pet care (feeding) on occasion to two cats.

About You:

  • We are looking for candidates who are flexible, reliable, trustworthy, outgoing, proactive and enthusiastic.
  • A full, manual driving licence is required and you must be confident to drive this gentleman’s own vehicle
  • Previous care experience in spinal cord injury would be advantageous but not essential, as you will be provided with specialist training in all areas.

Benefits including: 28 Days Holiday Pay, Company Sick Pay, Membership of a Health

Cash Plan, Cycle To Work Scheme, Double Time Pay on Bank Holidays,

Payment to attend all Training

Shift Patterns: The gentleman works away from home twice a month, when he is home Hours are an average of 24 per week.

Weeks alternate for example: Week 1 (Home), Week 2 (Away), Weeks 3 (Home) and Week 4 (Away).

In a typical Home week you will be required to work 4 x 12 hour day or night shifts. (Some 9 hour day shifts may be available)

Due to Covid-19, flexibility to cover sickness or positive test results with short notice is required. This includes being able to travel away with the gentlemen.

  • Combination of :- Day shifts 0900-2100 (12 hours) and 0900-1800 (9 hours) and Waking night shifts 2100-0900 (12 hours).
  • If required to travel away from home a 24 hour shift consist of a day shift and a sleep over period (number of hours/days can vary)
  • In times of annual leave and sickness the team must be willing to cover other shifts therefore flexibility is essential
  • You will be joining a team who are providing 24/7 support on a rota basis, including weekend and bank holiday working.

 

Closing Date for applications: Friday 18 June 2021

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