Bank / Casual Disability Support Worker
Location: Canterbury, CT1
Wage: £15.00 Weekdays | £17.00 Weekends | Gross per Hour
Essential: Experience supporting a younger client with complex care needs, non-smoker / non-vaper. Confident driver (an adapted automatic vehicle for use on duty)
Days & Hours: Bank hours / Casual contract available please see shift pattern below**
About this client/child:
Our client Peter is 7 years old; he is a sociable and engaging cheeky chap who loves spending time with his younger siblings and his family. Peter has physical and cognitive disabilities; he requires full assistance for all activities of daily living. Peter is a wheelchair user, he uses specialist equipment such as a standing frame, walker and communicates using sounds and facial expressions. Peter loves Mr. Thumble, playing outdoors on the swing, sensory play, storytime, and looking at fish!
Overview of the role:
As Peter’s Support Worker you will assist with all aspects of his care plan, therapy programmes, self-help skills, personal care, accessing the community, and participating in fun and educational activities. The Support Worker will provide hands-on practical support, assist with meal prep, administer medications, and continually promote Peter’s independence. This is a bank contract and the Support Worker will be offered shifts as and when they are available, on a weekly basis.
Monday to Friday: 07.00am to 09.00am | 3.00pm to 8.00 pm
Weekends and School Holidays: 08.00 am to 8.00 pm
Who this job would suit:
A confident, proactive, and positive Support Worker with previous experience supporting a young client with complex care needs. A driver is essential as well as a non-smoker. .
What’s great about this job:
Peter is a real character and wonderful to work with and support. The role comes highly recommended by previously placed Snap candidates. Excellent training opportunities.
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.