Learning Disability Support Worker/Care Assistant

Cordant Care
Milton Keynes
07 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Fantastic care opportunity available in Milton Keynes supporting a young man with Autism, Learning Disability and Epilepsy. Supporting them with sensory activities, personal care, manual handling, social interaction, supporting their physio programme, dressing and undressing, oral suctioning and going out into the community. Carers should be positive, energetic and able to communicate effectively with this client who is nonverbal. There is a dog in the house so you must be able to work around that. We need someone to start immediately for night shifts and weekend cover Shifts available: Monday to Sunday Days 1100-1900 x 2 carers 2 Nights a week (days can change) 2200-1000 Full/Part time hours Must be able to work alternate weekends Competitive pay Driver preferably (Drivers must have a Clean Licence) Care Assistant Benefits: Free Mandatory and Specialist training Weekly pay Pension Scheme Paid Holiday/Sick/Maternity and Paternity Flexible working hours to suit you and your individual needs An office team who pride themselves in being supportive to each individual carer's needs What do we look for from you? Flexibility Punctuality Caring and Polite Able to fill out Daily Care Logs, Medication Charts and other forms. Able to liaise with professionals such as GP's, District Nurses, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist. Any family members and the office. Knowledgeable in the care industry including Autism, Learning Disability and Epilepsy Good communication skills Previous experience Please note that all applicants need to be able to provide us with: Eligibility documents to work in the UK Full employment history 3 years reference history If you have any questions, or would like to find out more about what we can offer you, please visit our website www.cordantcare.com or call our office on 01923 801 818. You can also keep up to date with the latest developments in care by liking and following our Facebook and Twitter pages. Cordant is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66824891