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Carer

Summary
This is an external vacancy and is not employed with East Riding of Yorkshire Council.
SalaryText
Term Entry
Permanent
Type Hours
Part Time (30 hours per week)
Days
Monday to Friday
Posts
2 posts
Address
Beverley
Closing date
Job closes on 17 July
Interview date
Interviews are To be confirmed
Service area
Service area: Direct Payments
Recruiter
Direct Payments reference: 481008
Job reference
Job reference: EXTN001626
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Description

The job itself

2 x Carers required to support a 23 year old lady living in Woodmansey. The role will be to support the young lady at Millers in Beverley. There are 2 positions available and both positions are Monday to Friday for 15 hours per week. AM 9am – 12 and PM 12 – 3.

The candidates will meet the young lady at Millers to provide support. The role will involve personal cares and support with engaging in activities at Millers and on social outings with Millers, socialising and sensory experiences. Hoist training will be provided.

Young lady has complex physical health needs and requires full support to manage her personal care needs and continence cares will be supported with other carers. A hoist is required to facilitate all transfers for personal care interventions. Young lady has a wheelchair. Young lady is to be supported with floor work whilst accessing Millers.

The candidate must be a calm, warm, caring, patient, cheerful and compassionate individual who is sensitive to and able to positively manage and respond to the needs of the individual.

The candidate should be enthusiastic, resourceful, and proactive and have a good sense of humour.

Effective communication is essential therefore the candidate must be thoughtful and considerate in their communication and actions. The successful applicant will require have an understanding nature and be supportive and patient with the ability to manage situations and vulnerabilities.

The candidate must be able to use their own initiative whilst also ensuring that an environment for maximising independence is maintained.

The candidate should be able to monitor and respond effectively to any changes in behaviours and presentation.

Once completed, please email your application to direct.payment.support.team@eastriding.gov.uk and please quote 481008 in the subject box of the e-mail.
Application Form Direct Payments
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Direct Payment Team
direct.payment.support.team@eastriding.gov.uk
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Direct Payments

The Direct Payments Support Service is an in-house service provided by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council. The service promotes independent choice and inclusion, allowing our service users to employ their own care and support as needed. We support many individuals with varying abilities, assisting with advertising and recruitment for a range of roles including support workers, carers and personal assistants.

Genuine occupancy reason

A genuine occupational requirement for a female worker exists for this post under the Equality Act 2010 due to privacy and decency.

DBS/Medical check

This post is subject to medical and enhanced DBS clearance.

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