Hydrotherapy Support Worker

Hydrotherapy Support Worker

Job Info

Job Title
Hydrotherapy Support Worker
South Brent
Havencare Homes and Support Limited
£10.20 - £10.50 per hour
Closing Date
March 24, 2022
Liz Grills
Phone Number
01752 251476
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Hydrotherapy Support Worker

Salary: £10.20-£10.50 per hour
Hours: 12 hours per week
Location: Deanbrook, South Brent

Havencare are currently looking for a Hydrotherapy Support Worker to support a lady called Hannah to access Hydrotherapy sessions at Seal Hayne Swimming Pool located at the Hydro-Hub in Newton Abbot, Howton Lane, TQ12 6NQ. Hannah currently accesses Hydrotherapy at the Hydro-Hub three times a week as part of her weekly leisure activities.

She will need full support to access the pool, help with dressing and physio exercises within the pool to help her with mobility. She also has a wheelchair to access the community, which is battery operated. You will also need to travel to and from Deanbrook Residential Home in South Brent collecting Hannah for her sessions and driving her back home so you will need to hold a driver’s licence.

Deanbrook is situated approximately 15 minutes off the A38 from the Marsh Mills roundabout in South Brent.

Hours: 12 hours per week, three days a week on the following rota:

Mondays 1pm-5pm
Wednesdays 10am-2pm
Fridays 10am-2pm

**Please note Hydro session times may vary slightly depending on bookings. This generally differs by 15-30 minutes**

Respect, dignity and choice are key aspects of the support you will offer to enable this lady to enjoy these sessions within her local community.

If you would like to join us in this rewarding role you will need to be able to:

• Work with Support Plans that are tailored to the individual’s likes and dislikes.
• Be a driver
• Be confident in the water
• Support people to engage in meaningful activities in everyday life and access the community.
• Promote independence and maintaining life skills.
• Motivate individuals to achieve their goals.
• Build strong relationships through excellent communication skills and shared interests, whilst maintaining solid family connections.

In return, we will:
• Train you to ensure you have all the skills you require to succeed, as well as providing ongoing training and development.
• Offer contracted hours to suit both the people we support and your circumstances.
• Offer holiday accrued for hours worked (28 days pro rata equivalent)
• Provide Career Development opportunities
• Offer a comprehensive employee assistance programme
• Offer a pension scheme

Essential Requirements: You will need to be a driver and confident in water. Please note that due to the needs of the service users we support, we will only be considering female applicants for this role.

For occupational requirement reasons we are looking to appoint a female only for this post (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9)

Closing date: The 24th March 2022.

Interviews will be arranged as and when applications are received and according to the recruiting manager’s availability.

If your application is successful, any offer of employment will be subject to:

A satisfactory Enhanced DBS check and subsequent registration for the DBS Update Service
2 acceptable / satisfactory references
Evidence of eligibility / right to work in the UK