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Date Added: Thu 24/06/2021

Support Worker

Leighton Buzzard, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £12 - £12.5 / hourly


Rate of Pay: £12.00 per hour days, £12.50 per hour waking nights,

and £90.00 per sleepover

We have an exciting opportunity for Support Workers to form a new specialist care team.

You will be supporting a young woman with a Spinal Cord Injury necessitating a high level of care over a 24hr period; living in her own home in the Leighton Buzzard area.     

The Role:

  • You will support this lady in all aspects of daily living, which will include all aspects of personal care & ventilator and tracheostomy care.
    • Support in attending social activities and interests which include; cinema, shopping and visiting friends.
    • To provide light domestic duties and food preparation.

About you:

  • Youmust be flexible, reliable, trustworthy and a good communicator.
  • You will be able to make decisions and work to an agreed care plan. 
  • A full driving licence is essential.
  • You must be tolerant of dogs as this lady is planning on owning a dog.
  • An interest in watching horror films, Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, Hollyoaks and Riverdale would be valuable.  

Shift Pattern:

  • 08.00 - 08.00 14 hour waking day with 10 hour sleepover (24 hour shift)
  • 20.00 - 08.00 waking night shift (2 hours days + 10 hour night) 
  • 08.00 - 20.00 waking day double-up shift (12 hour shift).
  • You will be working within a small team providing care and support all year round, including weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis. Flexibility is essential.

Benefits including: 28 Days Holiday Pay, Company Sick Pay, Membership of a Health

Cash Plan, Paid DBS checks, Double Time Pay on Bank Holidays, Payment to attend all Training, Auto Enrol Pension, Personal Development Opportunities

About us: TCC provide specialist care teams for individuals who live within their own homes. Our client base is varied and includes Spinal Cord Injury, Acquired Brain Injury and other Neurological Conditions.



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