East Sussex
£12.50 - £14.50 Gross per Hour

BN6 | Carer

Ref: 1865| Posted: 13th Sep 2021

Carer 
Location: Ditchling, BN6
Wage: £12.50 Weekdays £14.50 Weekends £18.75 Bank Holiday (Gross per Hour) £87.20 Sleep-in Night (Gross per Shift)
Driver required? Essential
Use of a car? On Duty WAV vehicle, however, will need own car to travel to and from work
Essential: Experience supporting a client with complex needs
Days & Hours: 20 hours contracted per week (12 hours at the weekend and 8 hours during the week) Additional hours available - including nights, weekends, and school holidays, all to be agreed with the family. 
Recruiter: Jade@snapcare.co.uk

About this client/child:
Our client Sophia is 16 years old and lives with her family in Hassocks. Sophia is recruiting a care team to provide hands-on care and support. Sophia has cerebral palsy, epilepsy, a visual impairment, a PEG in-situ, and requires suctioning. Despite her complex care and medical needs, Sophia lives life to the full and enjoys a range of activities, and has a long list of hobbies which include aromatherapy, listening to music, and spending time with her family.

Overview of role:
Sophia is recruiting a new team member to provide support in the morning, afternoons, weekends, and during the night. The role will involve assisting Sophia with all aspects of her care plan, including personal care, implementing therapy programmes as instructed by her therapists, enabling her to access leisure activities and explore new interests and hobbies.

Weekdays: 07.00 am to 10.00 am and 3.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Weekends: 12 Hour shifts 
Night shift (flexible): 9.00 pm to 07.00 am (sleep in nights)
School Holidays: 9 hours per day (all flexible and to be discussed with the family)

Who this job would suit:
A Support Worker / Carer who is confident, empathetic, and caring with experience supporting a client with complex care needs. This is an ideal role for a Support Worker / Carer who is looking for additional hours and a permanent contract. We would also like the support provided during family holidays in the UK and abroad.

What’s great about this job:
A flexible role with excellent training opportunities available. Sophia is a pleasure to work with and you will receive ongoing support from a fantastic case manager.

Who is working with this client?
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.

Snap Care is committed to safeguarding children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We are committed to equality of opportunity and recruitment/selection decisions are based only on individuals' ability to best do the job. *Where a specific gender is stated as essential, gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1, schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.