Support Worker

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Support Worker

We are looking to recruit a Female Support Worker* to assist a young woman with Learning disabilities and complex health needs to remain independent.

*Post exempt under The Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9 Part 1 – There is a genuine occupational requirement to recruit female support workers.

Support Worker Responsibilities:

The role is to support the client in her own home and, when she is well, out in the community while taking part in a range of activities. You will be required to undertake duties such as assisting with personal care, meds admin, moving & handling with hoist, challenging behaviours, epilepsy, first aid, and light housework. You will also be required to support client with her communication programme (PODD), for which training will be given.

Support Worker Requirements:

At least two years’ experience in providing support for someone with complex health needs.
 Driver required.
 All applicants will receive full training to meet the needs of the client.
 An enhanced disclosure is required (expense to be met by employer)

About Home Care Direct:

Home Care Direct are industry-leading specialists in personalisation. We help a wide variety of people to take control over their care at home using personal budgets, personal health budgets, direct payments or their own funding. We are offering an excellent rate of pay for the right candidate as stated below, the shift patterns can differ slightly from time to time for outings etc. but the hourly rates are as below.

Location: Brighton, BN2 6SN

Contract Type: Permanent


POSITION 1: 15-25+ hours per week to include every Monday and another day to be arranged. In due course, one overnight a month.

POSTION 2: 3 wake nights per week 11pm to 8am

Salary days – £11 per hour Weekdays, £11.50 per hour Weekends

Salary Wake Nights £11.50 per hour Wake nights Mon – Fri, £12.50 per hour Wake nights Sat-Sun

Benefits: Enhanced bank holiday rates, company pension facilities, access to Child Care Vouchers, Full training and opportunities to undertake Diploma qualifications.

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Healthcare Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Community Support Worker, Disability, Disabilities, Care Staff, Learning Disabilities, etc.

Ref: 97952

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