Full-Time Waking Night Carer
Location: Colchester CO5
Wage: £16.00 Weekdays | £18.00 Weekends | Gross per Hour
Essential: Experienced Waking Night Carer, previous experience supporting a child with additional needs
Days & Hours: 9.00pm – 7.00am OR 7.00pm – 7.00am Week 1: 3 shifts Week 2: 4 shifts
About this client/child:
Emily is 8 years old, a determined young lady with a passion for horse riding, dance and loves trampolining and swimming. She lives at home with her Mummy and Daddy in Colchester. Emily has Diplegic Cerebral Palsy, Global Development Delay, and sporadic epileptic seizures. Emily is verbal and uses Makaton to support her communication, she is a wheelchair user outdoors and can sit and crawl independently at home.
Overview of role:
The Waking Night Carer will assist with Emily’s night-time routine, tending to her all needs including personal care when required. Due to Emily’s sporadic seizures throughout the night, close monitoring and recording is vital. Emily usually wakes multiple times per night and the Waking Night Carer will soothe and settle her, so she has a restful night’s sleep. The Waking Night Carer will be available for 3 or 4 shifts per week, the shifts are on a rota basis and will include some weekend work, although you will not work every weekend. This is a permanent, full-time contract.
Who this job would suit:
An experienced Waking Night Carer with recent experience supporting a young child with additional needs. We are looking for a candidate that can commit to this role long-term.
What’s great about this job:
Emily is a pleasure to work with and support, once she gets to know you, she is very friendly, outgoing, and loves to laugh. Ongoing training, excellent pay rates, and a great work-life/balance as the rota is completed in advance.
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.