Title: Female Waking Night Carer
Location: Croydon, CR0
Nearest Train: Croydon
Wage: Up to £17.00 gross per hour
Driver required? Preferable
Essential: Supporting clients with complex medical needs, waking nights experience, epilepsy, satisfactory DBS and reference
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 3 nights per week
About this client/child:
Sarah 5, is an adorable little girl who likes being cuddled and listening to music, particularly reggae! She enjoys a lot of stimulation, soft, furry textures and responds well to sensory equipment. Sarah has cerebral palsy, dystonia, epilepsy, she is registered blind and has a sleeping disorder. Sarah has a pureed food diet and takes all her food and fluids orally. She requires 2:1 assistance with all aspects of her routine and care needs.
Overview of role:
This role involves supporting Sarah and tending to all her care needs throughout the night. The Night Support Worker will follow her care plan, assisting with administering medication, completing personal care duties, and repositioning and manual handling as and when required. Sarah sometimes wakes early and will remain awake for the rest of the day, so on these occasions, you will be required to play with her and facilitate purposeful and stimulating activity. Shifts available:
Term Time: Tuesday waking night 21.00 – 08.00, Wednesday and Sunday 19.00-07.00 (sleeping night hours between 20.30 - 07.00)
School Holidays: Tuesday waking night 20.00 – 08.00, Wednesday and Sunday 19.00-08.00 (sleeping night hours between 20.30 - 07.00)
£15.00 gross per hour weekday and £17.00 weekend, sleeping hours are £10.20 weekday and £11.40 weekend
Who this job would suit:
This job will suit an empathetic, caring and kind person who enjoys working within a family home and providing 1:1 support. A truly rewarding position and opportunity to work which this fantastic little girl. If you are confident with complex medical care and have experience in a waking or on call night role we would love to hear from you.
What’s great about this job:
This is a permanent position with competitive pay rate and excellent training opportunities. You will be supported by Sarah’s dedicated team and Case Manager.
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.