Enfield
£32,600.00 + Gross per Annum

EN2 | Rehabilitation Assistant

Ref: 1987| Posted: 13th Sep 2021

Rehabilitation Assistant 
Location: Enfield, EN2
Wage: £32,600.00 + Gross per Annum
Driver Essential? Yes, manual  
Essential: Experience supporting a young client with additional needs, non-smoker / non vaper
Days & Hours: 38 contracted hours per week, permanent.
Family/Client Pets: Yes, cat.
Recruiter: jade@snapcare.co.uk

About this client/child:
Our lovely client Georgie is 7 years old; he is very active, adventurous, and has lots of energy! Georgie enjoys climbing, swimming, playing on his swings, and soft play. He lives at home with Mum, Dad, and his little sister. Georgie sustained a brain injury at birth and as a result has cerebral palsy, developmental delay, and learning difficulties. He is nonverbal and supports his communication through sounds, facial expressions, and body language. Georgie can crawl, bum shuffle, and pull himself up to a standing position; he is a very determined little boy.

Overview of role:
Georgie requires full support to meet all of his care needs; as his Rehabilitation Assistant, you will assist with all aspects of his care plan, therapy, learning, education, and play. This is a practical, hands-on sole charge role working in the family home and out and about in the community, at times alongside another team member.  Georgie can experience difficulty with self-regulation, episodes of anxiety, sensory overload, and frustration in certain situations so previous experience in this area would be beneficial. The Rehabilitation Assistant will work Monday to Friday, this is a permanent contract with set hours. 

Permanent Hours:
Monday to Friday: 7.00am – 9.30am
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 2.30pm – 7.30pm | Thursday: 2.00pm – 7.30pm

School holidays: Monday to Friday: 7.00am or 9.00am – 7.30pm
Additional hours at the weekend and any overtime work paid at £16.50 weekdays £17.50 weekend (Gross per Hour)

Who this job would suit:
An experienced, energetic, and creative Rehabilitation Assistant with a real passion for supporting children with additional needs. A Rehabilitation Assistant looking to make a long-term commitment to a family.

What’s great about this job:
Georgie is a pleasure to work with. There is excellent hands-on support by Georgie’s case management team and fantastic training opportunities.

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.