Gloucestershire

GL6 | Full-Time Support Worker

Ref: 2040| Posted: 13th Sep 2021

Title: Support Worker

Location: Stroud, GL6
Wage: Up to £16.24 Gross per hour

Driver Essential? Yes
Car Owner Required? Yes (to travel to and from worl)
Essential: Experience in a care or support worker role
Days & Hours: Full-Time hours, weekday and alternate weekends
Family/Client Pets: Yes, dogs, cats, pony, goats, ducks
Accommodation: Separate carers bedroom with en-suite and kitchenette
Recruiter: jade@snapcare.co.uk

About this client/child:
James is 14 years old; he is an outgoing, bright, and sociable young man. He has big ambitions and wants to run his own café when he is older as he loves cooking for other people. James has Cerebral Palsy and as a result, requires support to meet all daily tasks, he is a wheelchair user and communicates using his computer. He is an amazing young man.

Overview of role:
The Support Worker will assist James with personal care tasks, manual handling, therapy programmes, completing homework, attending, and arranging activities, driving to appointments, social events. The Support Worker will act as an advocate and continually promote James’ independence. The Support Worker will be confident working 1:1, alongside team members or from time to time James’ parents. This is a full-time, permanent role.

2 or 3 weekday shifts: 4.00pm – 9.00am (on-call night: 9.30pm – 7.00am)
Alternate Weekends: Saturday or Sunday: 9.00 am – 9.00 pm (you will not work every weekend)

Rates of pay: £14.21 weekdays £16.24 Weekends £8.63 Weeknights £9.64 Weekend Nights | All figures quoted in gross per hour.
During probation, the day hours are paid at £1.00 less.

Who this job would suit:
A robust, energetic, and enthusiastic Support Worker, confident working 1:1 and alongside team members. For this role, you must be a confident driver with your own car (to travel to and from work)

What is great about this job:
Excellent training available and the opportunity to work with a truly amazing young man. The role offers excellent pay rates and a great work/life balance.

Who is recruiting for this role?
Our client is using the Snap Job Advert option, so we will forward applications to our client who will then continue the recruitment process. Please see our website for more information on how Snap works with associated companies and clients.