Title: Support Worker
Location: Brentwood, CM15
Nearest Train Station: Brentwood
Salary: £28,080.00 + gross per annum
Driver required? Essential
Use of a car? Yes, on duty
Essential: Satisfactory DBS and references, supporting young clients with complex medical needs, swimmer
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 3 days, 36 hours per week
Family Pets? No
About this client/child:
Finley 4, is a delightful little boy who is always smiling and enjoys the company of others. Finley likes to play, watching TV, listening to music and loves spending time with his family. He has severe motor disorder, cerebral palsy, hearing impairment and is non-verbal but very alert and wants to be involved in everything that is going on around him. He is fed via PEG but takes some oral food tasters.
Overview of role:
Finley is looking for an energetic, kind and sensitive support worker who will provide 1:1 support during the day. You’ll be required to monitor him, administer medication and feeds, and provide all aspects of personal care. During term time you will accompany Finley on his journey to school and provide support and assistance whilst at school. You will of course have lots of fun together, play and do lots of stimulating activities. You will assist Finley during his hydrotherapy sessions, you need to be a competent swimmer.
£15.00 gross per hour weekdays, £17.00 gross per hour weekends. Week 1: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 8.00am to 8.00pm, Week 2: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8.00am to 8.00pm.
Who this job would suit:
This exciting position will suit a confident, energetic, caring, and patient support worker who enjoys providing 1:1 support. Finley has one younger sibling, and you must be happy to pitch in as and when needed.
What’s great about this job:
This is a truly rewarding position and opportunity to work both in the home and school environment with this fantastic little boy and his dedicated family. You will be offered a permanent contract. Competitive pay rate and excellent training opportunities.
Who is recruiting for this role?
We are working in association with a private client/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.