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Support Worker

Summary
This is an external vacancy and is not employed with East Riding of Yorkshire Council.
SalaryText
£10.00 per hour
Term Entry
Permanent
Type Hours
Part Time (10 hours per week)
Days
Flexible rota
Address
Sproatley, Hull (Some travel may be required)
Closing date
Job closes on 22 October
Interview date
Interviews are To be confirmed
Service area
Service area: Direct Payments
Recruiter
Direct Payments reference: 1220069
Job reference
Job reference: EXTN001751
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Description

The job itself

39 year old female living in Sproatley with multiple complex health problems is seeking a reliable support worker to help with attending health appointments, accessing the community, engaging in activities and domestic duties.

Candidates will support with:

  • General daily living activities and domestic tasks such as: shopping, unpacking and rotation of shopping and food.
  • Some trips out in the community which could include going for a coffee, going to the cinema.
  • Car drivers with business use is essential.
  • Meal preparation, cooking.
  • Support with the children (as and when required).
  • Domestic duties such as laundry, ironing, cleaning, tidying and general support with maintaining a clean and tidy home.

The candidate must be a calm, warm, caring, patient 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.

It is essential that the candidate is organised, timely, flexible and hard working. The candidate must be able to use their own initiative whilst also ensuring that an environment for maximising independence is maintained.

DBS/Reference checks will be required for this post – Cost to be met by the local authority.

Once completed, please email your application to direct.payment.support.team@eastriding.gov.uk and please quote 1220069 in the subject box of the e-mail.
Application Form Direct Payments
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Direct Payments Support Team
direct.payment.support.team@eastriding.gov.uk
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Additional information

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.

Travel

Some travel across East Riding of Yorkshire may be required, applicants must be able to transport themselves.

DBS/Medical check

This post is subject to medical and enhanced DBS clearance.

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