Care Support Worker

Job Details


Our Client

David is a young man in the prime of life, he loves football, computer games, films, photography and going to the pub. He is also profoundly deaf, on the autistic spectrum and has learning difficulties.

David is wheelchair-bound but loves to get out for social activities, goes to the pub to watch Man United play and goes bowling. He’s a happy, friendly person who communicates via sign language and has a sleeping pattern of about 15 hours per day.

David and his family are now looking for a female Care Support Worker who is fluent in British Sign Language (BSL) to join the existing care team for a minimum of 30 hours per week.

What You’ll Get in Return 

– Salary of £20 per hour DOE
– The chance to help an incredible young man live his best life
– Full training

If you’ve got a British Sign Language qualification and the drive to make a real difference through care work, this is an outstanding opportunity to support a deserving person and enhance his life.

You’ll be provided with great training from external professionals and will have the chance to forge an amazing bond with your team as well as David. What’s more, for the right person the hourly wage is around double the average for care work in Devon and so this role is rewarding in every aspect.

Your Role

As a Care Support Worker, you will be tasked with supporting David through his day-to-day activities.

Working as part of a team of carers who look after David, you’ll take him out for walks, down to the pub and assist in his daily life.

David has a wheelchair accessible vehicle which you will use to transport him around the local area and so you will need a valid driving licence. The shift rota is flexible and will involve some nights, weekends as well as respite and holidays. Various hours are available, including Full Time and Part Time options.

bout You

To be considered as David’s Care Support Worker, you will need:

– A BSL Level 1 qualification and the willingness to work towards Level 2
– A full, valid driving licence

Due to the nature of this role, only female applicants will be progressed as this is a genuine occupational requirement as covered by the Sex Discrimination Act 1975.

Experience of working across the social care sector would be beneficial to your application. At least six months’ experience with a relevant social care qualification would also be an advantage.

Certifications in First Aid, Food Hygiene and Health and Safety would also be favourable.

This is an amazing opportunity for someone to has held the role of Care Worker, Support Worker, Trainee Support Worker, Care Assistant, Healthcare Assistant, Carer, or Personal Care Assistant for take on a new role helping David.

Start Date
Job type
Vacancy Reference
Contact Details
Added to site
May 14th, 2019

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