Surrey
£14.00 gross per hour

GU15 | Support Worker

Ref: 2111| Posted: 17th Nov 2021

Title: Support Worker
Location: Camberley, GU15
Nearest Train Station: Camberley
Wage: Up to £14.00 gross per hour
Driver required? No
Essential:  Experience supporting young people with special needs, Acquired Brain Injury
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 2-3 shift per week
Animals: No
Recruiter: Kamila@snapcare.co.uk

About this client/child:
Archie, 19, is an active, cheeky young man who enjoys swimming whenever he has a chance, he likes jumping on the trampoline or being on a swing and any activities which are sensory based. Archie has an Acquired Brain Injury which presents with severe learning, cognitive and speech impairments. Archie is mobile, however has unco-ordinated movements and cortical visual impairment, therefore needs to be supported to avoid tripping and falling. Archie doesn’t have any danger awareness and requires support with all daily tasks and personal care. At times he can become anxious and stressed and can present with behaviour which may challenge.

Overview of role:
We are looking for a friendly and proactive candidate to accompany and support Archie at the day centre which he attends 2-3 times per week. Transport and driver are provided. Archie enjoys being at the centre and you will supervise, assist and encourage Archie to take part in all activities the centre offers. There will be an additional team member to help with personal care tasks. Archie can occasionally become unsettled when he feels the place is too crowded or noisy and you will need to be able to reassure him and deescalate the situation quickly. You will liaise with the staff at the centre and provide feedback to Archie’s family upon returning home. Hours: 8.00am to 5.00pm 2 – 3 days per week (Monday – Friday), days can be flexible, £14.00 gross per hour.    

 Who this job would suit:
This job will suit a reliable, positive and proactive candidate. You will be patient and adaptable, you must have excellent communication skills, be a team player and be able to work on your own initiative.

What’s great about this job:
This is a great opportunity to enhance your skills and support this lovely lad. Competitive hourly rate. Permanent contract and an opportunity to enable Archie to enjoy his time in daycentre.

Who is working with this client?
We are working in association with a case management company 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.

 



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