Location: Colchester CO5
Wage: £16.00 Weekdays Gross per Hour | £16,000.00 + Gross per Annum
Driver: Essential, an automatic vehicle for use on duty
Essential: Previous experience supporting a child with additional needs
Days & Hours: 3 weekday shifts: 3.00pm – 9.00pm, School Holidays: 3 x 8 hour days
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 Support Worker will assist Emily with her afterschool routine, complete school pick up, attend afterschool activities, clubs, appointments etc. Support with all aspects of her care plan, personal care and, provide practical and emotional support. You will continually promote Emily’s independence and be her advocate. Your role as Support Worker will also include working alongside Emily’s therapy team and implement his therapy programmes.
Who this job would suit:
An experienced Support Worker 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 with set hours and days.
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.