Title: Part Time Support Worker
Location: Rottingdean, BN2
Wage: Up to £16.00 gross per hour
Driver required? Essential
Use of a car? On duty
Essential: Supporting children with cerebral palsy or complex medical needs, satisfactory DBS and references
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 5+ hours per week
About this client/child:
Mark 11, is a sparky and charming boy who loves to be kept busy. He enjoys going to the library and farms, going up and down in lifts and travelling on the bus. Bouncing on the trampoline and playing on a swing are his most favourite activities! Mark has dystonic cerebral palsy which causes involuntary movements in all four limbs. He can take food orally but requires support to ensure he doesn’t choke or aspirate. Additional fluids and medications are administered via PEG. Mark is non-verbal, he is using a range of devices and aids to communicate. He can express yes and no clearly.
Overview of role:
Your role will be to support Mark with his daily routine, providing personal care, assisting with meals and bath time and organising fun activities and outings. You will implement programmes from a variety of therapists, including physio, speech and occupational therapist, in a fun, creative and playful way. Days and hours: Alternate Friday 5.00pm to 10.00pm and Alternate Sunday 2.00pm to 8.00pm. £14.00 gross per hour weekdays, £16.00 gross per hour weekends
Who this job would suit:
This role will suit a cheerful, caring and proactive person with strong communication skills. You must be confident in manual handling and administering medication and enjoy working within a family home.
What’s great about this job:
This is a great opportunity to enhance your skills and support this lovely young lad. Competitive hourly rate. Mark and his family are a pleasure to work with and you will receive training and ongoing support from his Case Manager. Permanent contract and opportunity to cover more hours during school holidays and sick leave.
Who is recruiting for this role?
We are working in association with a case manager on this vacancy; they will be carrying out all recruitment, including shortlisting and interviewing. By applying for this vacancy, you agree to Snap Care sending your CV and contact details directly to our client for their consideration. Please see our website for more info on how Snap works with associated companies/clients.