HR670 – Support Workers Required – Newmarket, Suffolk

Closing Date: 21st June 2019

Job Summary

Miss H has Cerebral Palsy having sustained injuries at birth. She uses an electric wheelchair to get around and has her own car/mobility van, driven by her support workers to get out and about.

Miss H lives in her own purpose designed house which has been adapted to enable her to live as independent a life as possible and is beautifully decorated by Miss H to reflect her personality and tastes.  The property has a designated bedroom and bathroom for her support workers to use when on sleeping nights.  Miss H takes pride in her home and the independence she has achieved for herself over the years.

Miss H is looking for a new addition to complement her team; a person who is fun and upbeat with a positive attitude towards life and the challenges it may bring. She requires a person who can be compassionate and good company whilst understanding the professional boundaries that are needed when working with disabled adults on a one to one basis in the community. The successful candidates will provide a high standard of care and aim to maximise Miss H’s quality of life through their support and time they spend with her.

At the present time ( June 2019 )  there is a vacancy on the team for a part time position – for a support worker to work one 72 hour shift a month – from a Friday morning through to the following Monday – this will include the 3 sleep ins.

We would also like to hear from anyone who would like to be considered for relief hours ( as and when ) to cover for the absence of other staff.

This post is only open to Female staff only as it involves personal care Occupational Requirement (Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9 Part I).

Pay & Benefits

£10.56 per hour                      –           for weekdays

£12.40 per hour                       –           for weekends

£64.80 per night sleeper duty –           (Mon, Tues, Wed, Thursday nights)(between 11 pm and 8am)

£57.60 per night sleeper duty    –        (Fri, Sat, Sunday)                            (between Midnight  and 8am)

 All pay rates are reviewed annually