New Horizons Care are a unique organisation providing specialist complex care services to adults with a neurological condition that may include acquired brain injuries, spinal injuries, or progressive diseases such as dementia, multiple sclerosis and motor neuron disease throughout Leicestershire and Northamptonshire.
We are currently seeking female Support Workers to provide care and support to our female client based in the LE9 area of Leicester (Thurlaston). Duties will include encouraging and supporting with everyday living tasks within their own home, helping with meal preparation, hoisting (including transfers and repositioning) and ensuring personal care needs are met. Support will also be required with accessing the local community, must be a driver and able to drive clients mobility vehicle.
Reliability is key in order to build a long term relationship and establish a committed care team. Must have previous care experience, excellent verbal and written communication skills is essential and applicants must be comfortable working in an environment where there is a dog/s.
Hours of required support are 10.00 – 14.30 and 17.30 – 22.00 daily. A regular rolling rota will be created once the care team has been established. Full time and part time hours can be accommodated. Must be a driver with own vehicle in order to be considered for this position.
We will offer:-
- An excellent rate of pay (enhanced during bank holidays)
- 28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
- Paid Comprehensive Training
- Funded Enhanced DBS Disclosure
- Workplace Pension Scheme
- Life Insurance
- Recommend a friend scheme
- A very rewarding career!
In return, we require applicants to have good oral & written communication skills and a true passion for helping others
If you are energetic, dynamic and seeking a fantastic opportunity within a forward thinking organisation then this is the job for you!