Title: Support Worker/ Buddy
Location: Stroud, GL6
Nearest Train Station: Kemble
Salary: Up to £18.00 gross per hour
Driver required? Essential
Use of a car? Yes, on duty, automatic vehicle
Essential: Supporting young clients with a physical disability, non-smoker/ vaper, excellent communication skills
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Full and Part time roles available
Family Pets? Friendly dogs, cats, chicken, goats, horse
Recruiter: Kamila, firstname.lastname@example.org
About this client:
Leo (15) is a fun, active and bright young lad with great sense of humour. Leo is an adrenaline junkie, one of his favourite activities is skiing. He enjoys going for a coffee and playing UNO. He is very sociable and enjoys being around people, going on trains and the underground, listening to music. He also enjoys everything about food, preparing it, eating it and one day he would like to have his own café. Leo has a cerebral palsy, he is a wheelchair user, he is non-verbal, communicating very effectively via an AAC device. Leo requires support with all his physical needs.
Overview of role:
This is a very rewarding role for an enthusiastic, warm, and intuitive Buddy/ Support Worker. Your role will be to support Leo with his afternoon and night routine, providing personal care, enable him to pursue his interests and exploring new activities, it would be fantastic if you’d share some of Leo’s interests. Leo lives in a large and fully-adapted farm house. He has two siblings; it is a fun and busy household. Leo has a small but dedicated team and part of the shifts will be 2:1 supporting Leo alongside other team or family member. Hourly rate: Weekdays £16.00 gross per hour, Weekends 18.00 gross per hour, sleeping night (9.30pm to 7.00am) up to £99.75 gross per night Shifts available: Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday 4.00pm to 9.00am (including sleeping night), Alternate Sunday 9.00am to 9.00pm, please state your availability when applying.
Who this job would suit:
This is a fantastic opportunity for a lively and personable Buddy/ Support worker who likes to be active and enjoys working with young people. You will be comfortable working in a private home alongside family members, Leo has a loving family who like to be involved.
What’s great about this job:
You will become part of a great team and have lots of fun while at work. This is a hugely satisfying role, you will support Leo to lead an independent and full life. It is a beautiful work environment with a swimming pool and tennis courts and one of the best views in Gloucestershire. Contribution towards petrol cost, permanent contract and excellent hourly rate.
Who is working with this client?
Snap Care will be carrying out all recruitment including shortlisting, recruiter interviews and arranging employer interviews.