Enabling Support Worker for young man in Norwich 1 weekend monthly, 2 X 5 hrs @ £15 hr - NORWICH - NR1

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Job Description: Enabling support worker.
I’m a young man with Cerebral Palsy and mild Learning disabilities looking for someone to support and enable me, empowering me to be able to continue living independently in my own home.  My P. A’s support me with everyday domestic tasks including laundry and meal preparation, a roast dinner on Sunday. As well as social activities, going shopping, and occasional Cinema and pub lunches (which they will have with me). It is important to maintain an accurate record of my activities and times of support visits, which we do using a white board. I already have one P.A. and am seeking a second person to allow me to have support 7 days a week, this position is mainly for one weekend per month but additional hours may be offered on a flexible basis to cover holidays and sickness.
 Hours of working are 2 X 5 hours, Saturday and Sunday, 12 noon to 5pm 
A full schedule of regular activities is available for any candidate interested in applying and requiring further information.
Person specification
Listed below are the skills, competencies and qualities that are essential and desirable for the post. My assessment of these, both on application and at interview, determine if you are successful. Please refer to these when submitting your application.
·        Driver/own vehicle with relevant class of business insurance
·        An understanding of the barriers facing disabled people.
·        Working with a consistent approach.
·        Good sense of humour, patience, motivated individual.
Code of Conduct:
Personal Mobile phones can be left on/vibrate for emergency phone calls when working but it is not permitted to take personal calls whilst carrying out duties.  This will be taken on trust.
Employees should be clean and tidy in appearance, there is no dress code.
Please be aware that this is a non-smoking household, and smoking is not permitted within the gated residential area.
It is crucial that the employer is notified as soon as possible of sickness leave needed. The employer will be the backup and it is crucial that time is allowed for the shift to be covered.
Once the employer is notified it is expected that C will then be informed by telephone with the back up in place which should be told to C, name, timings etc.
Summary terms and conditions:
The rate of pay for this position is £15 per hour for employed staff, or £17.50 if Self Employed
You will be reimbursed for any agreed expenses incurred as part of the role.

Holiday entitlement is 5.6 weeks per year calculated Pro Rata based on worked hours and wherever possible should be taken to coincide with the employers holidays.
The position will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check, and a probationary period of 3 months.

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