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Female Live In Enabler

United Kingdom, GBP 569 - 588 per week, Employed (PAYE)

Description

** Incentives – Training, great pay, NEST pension, supportive Care Managers, potential for career progression. **

Our Organisation

Blue Sky Enabling specialise in flexible person-centred services for people with complex needs that focuses on their capacity and not just their disability. No matter what a person’s condition we support them to live active, engaged lives as part of their community.  We believe that everyone deserves to live with as much dignity, respect and independence as possible.

Job Description
We currently have a vacancy for a Female live in enabler within our support team working with an elderly lady living in her own home, the service user has no dementia but is in her 90s and can be forgetful; she has macular degeneration and is quite frail so will need to be supported to move around the home and use her wheelchair when accessing the community; she is looking for someone who is kind and empathetic to support her to keep her home clean and tidy, assist her to access the community and provide companionship. The lady will need some assistance with personal care, medications and shopping, she has a large and very supportive family and is happy to give her enabler 3-4 hours off each afternoon. Rota pattern can be flexible as this is a new service user due to start on 1st August, the family are looking for someone able to make a long term commitment.

We will be supporting the service user to:
a) Live safely in her own home
b) Plan for a healthy and interesting diet, including shopping for and cooking the meals
c) Pursue her personal hobbies
d) Maintain relationships and develop new ones
e) Go out into the community, visit local towns and engage in group activities

We are looking for enthusiastic, engaging female live in support worker who can deliver reliable, quality care and support to this client as part of the team enabling him to live an active engaged life. 

As a live in support worker you can expect:
•         Competitive rates of pay,
•         Excellent training and development,
•         Supportive management and 1-2-1 monthly supervisions and annual appraisal,
•         Training bonuses
•         Holiday pay & statutory sick pay & NEST pension
•         Potential for career progression.

Key Responsibilities:
1.) Supporting the Service User in her own home and attending local activities with her.
2.) Maintaining up to date records of visits.
3.) Attending supervisions with Care Managers
4.) Complete all necessary training and attend any extra (Service User specific) training that the Care Manager deems necessary.
6.) Stay up to date with Policies and Procedures.
7.) Attend team meetings

Essential Requirements:
1.) Qualifications and experience of working with older people
2.) Positive can-do attitude, putting energy and enthusiasm into previously assigned tasks.
3.) Have a diverse range of relevant skills, knowledge and experience of working with people with complex needs. 
4.) Good listening, time management and communications skills.
5.) Have good written skills and basic IT.
6.) Desire to make a difference in the lives of elderly people

Desirable in a candidate:

1) Does not smoke
2) Drives and has own car
3) Has relevent experience in similar roles

 

Job Details

MHlive-in
01/08/18
Full Time
United Kingdom
Employed (PAYE)
GBP 569 - 588 per week
27/07/2018

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