Part-time Support Worker

Phoenix Therapy and Care provides bespoke support services to children and adults affected by illness, injury and disability. Our current Care Inspectorate rating is ‘very good’ and we pride ourselves on person-centred, empowering and positive values.

Our Service User is a gentleman who sustained a brain injury as the result of a car accident. He lives with his family in Edinburgh. He loves spending time tending to his allotment, fishing, darts, pool, and enjoys escorted day trips and visits to the gym.

We are looking for a part-time Support Worker who has an insight into working in the family home and the ability to adapt to this unique working environment. Are you compassionate, patient, friendly and empathetic? Are you the kind of person who wants to add real value to someone’s life? Do you have excellent communication skills, tact and diplomacy? If this sounds like you, we can offer you an interesting opportunity.

You will be part of a small team providing high quality care and support to our Service User. Your main duties will include supervision his personal hygiene routine, assistance with food preparation and household chores, planning and escorting on excursions in and around Edinburgh, and accompanying him on visits to the gym.

Shifts are 8 hours long, starting between 9 and 11am (with a degree of flexibility), covering 7 days per week.

We welcome applications from those with a holistic approach to care and rehabilitation, and strive for positive outcomes. You need a car and insurance to carry passengers.

We offer you:

• 8 hour per week contract to work with specific Service User

• paid training with ongoing training and supervision

• support of a dedicated Nurse Care Manager

• employee assistance helpline

• free PVG checks

• stakeholder pension scheme

• mileage allowance of £0.45 per mile

Please contact us for more information about our Service User’s requirements and details of the job. We look forward to hearing from you
Role: Part-time Support Worker
Job Type: Permanent, Part Time
Location: Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh,

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  • Location

    Edinburgh

  • Sector:

    Part Time Only

  • Job ref:

    80e41106408f

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-11

  • Client:

    Part Time Promotions