•This is an exciting opportunity for a friendly, reliable and honest person who is passionate about care work. You would be joining a team of 7 Care Assistants to assist and support me in all aspects of my life.
•I am a young man in his 30s with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy who requires 24-hour care by trained Care Assistants. I breathe through a tracheostomy and require the use of a ventilator 24 hours a day.
• I also have very limited mobility and am confined to a wheelchair, requiring full assistance for everything. I live in Crawley, West Sussex with my mother.
•No experience is required, as full training will be provided where needed.
•Your main duties will include monitoring my health and wellbeing throughout the night and helping me with personal care, healthcare/medical and domestic tasks on a regular basis.
•Occasionally your duties may involve admin and social support tasks. You will also accompany me whenever I go out or on holiday.
•You must have a valid UK driving licence.
•The main purpose of the role is to enable me to live as independently as possible in my home.
3 x 12-hour shifts: 8.00pm to 8.00am
Must have a UK driving licence
All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check
Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.
If you are interested in this role of Care Support Worker/ Care Assistant, please click on the apply button below where you will be redirected to our website to complete a full application form.
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Independent Lives is an organisation that supports and empowers people with disabilities to choose how they receive their care that will enable them to live their lives independently. Each advert we place is on behalf of an Individual Employer. All positions are based in the home environment and employment is on a smaller scale than larger businesses. This environment offers a more personalised working relationship and employees are more valued.