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Female Support Worker - Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear

Posted 5 December 2017 by Mencap Ended

We are looking for support workers for our supported living service in Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear where we support 3 mature ladies with a learning disability. You will be going us on a permanent for full or part time hours per week.

We offer support 24/7, with a combination of shared hours and 1:1 support. One lady has schizophrenia and a slight physical disability, requiring the use of walking aids. Your duties will include providing personal care, completing accurate documentation on a daily basis, help with household tasks, administration of medication, support with finances/banking, cooking, shopping, support to attend medical appointments, accessing the community, theater /cinema visits. and help with planning and going on holidays.

Driver with use of own vehicle would be beneficial but not essential.

You must be willing to work flexibly as and when required. You will work on a rota basis throughout the week and at weekends including Bank Holidays.

For further details of this role please click on the 'additional information' attachments at the bottom of this advertisement - from here you will be able to read all of the one page profiles of the people we support, offering you an insight to the people you will be supporting.

Enhanced DBS is required for each successful candidate.

This post requires applicants to undertake personal care duties and therefore is only applicable for female applicants.

This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1.

Job Ref: 10323

Reference: 33966046

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