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Closing Date : 03 Jun

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Self-Employed Personal Support Worker

Organisation:Direct Payments 

Working Hours: Part Time , Hours per week - 6 

Salary:£12 - Pro-Rata 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Oadby, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE18 

Reference:DP0245 

Closing date:21 May 2019 at midnight 


Family in the Oadby area would like to engage a support worker on a self-employed basis to work with their son. Initially for 6 hours a week this may increase as the relationship develops. Days and times to be discussed.
    
The focus of the role is to support him to get out and about and participate in social/educational activities. It would be ideal if you had similar interests – going to the gym, being active, socialising. He would also like someone to assist him to relearn tasks such as reading and writing, using IT. Within his own home a minimum degree of support is needed with meal/drink preparation if main carer is not available.
   
Experience of working with someone with an acquired brain injury an advantage. Ability to advocate on his behalf without taking over as communication can be difficult for him.
   
Access to a vehicle essential along with the initiative to source appropriate activities/learning opportunities to participate in. You will need to flexible in your approach, whilst respecting the privacy of the individual and recognising the need for discretion/confidentiality always. If you feel you have the desire to assist someone to maintain their independence whilst maximising the opportunities available to them then please make contact by sending an up to date CV/Resume with references via email to dpssrecruitmentline@leics.gov.uk quoting reference number JS633.
     
For informal enquiries please contact Jane Simpson on Tel: 0116 305 4886.


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