Greater London
Up to £17.00 Gross Per Hour

IG8 | Support Worker

Ref: 2140| Posted: 13th Jan 2022

Title: Part Time *Female Support Workers
Location: Woodford Green, IG8
Nearest Tube/Station: Woodford Green
Wage/Salary: Up to 17.00 Gross per hour
Driver Essential? No
Essential: Supporting children with cerebral palsy or complex medical needs and Non-smoker
Start Date: January 2022
Days & Hours: Part Time hours available. **Please see shifts below
Family/Client Pets: None
Recruiter: rachael@snapcare.co.uk

About this client/child:
Amber aged 12 is a charming young lady who is very sociable and enjoys interacting with others. She has cerebral palsy which restricts her mobility and communication. She has an electrical wheelchair for both indoors and outdoors, she can drive her wheelchair independently using a joystick. Amber uses an assistive communication device to communicate her needs. A hoist is used for most of Amber’s transfers and she receives all her food and fluid via her PEG. Amber lives at home with her mother and father during the weekends and school holidays. During term time she attends a residential school placement in Alton

Overview of role:
Your role will be to support Amber 2:1 with her daily routine, providing personal care, assisting with meals, supporting her with homework and organising fun activities and outings. You will play a key part in Amber’s therapeutic programmes and will act as her advocate and companion. During Term-time, two Support Workers are required to drive Amber to school on a Monday and pick her up on a Friday afternoon in her wheelchair accessible vehicle, this is 70 miles from the clients’ home. **The shifts that are available Term-time are: Monday 6.00am to 1.00pm, Friday 10.00am to 9.30pm, Saturday and Sunday 7.00am to 11.00am, then 6.30pm to 9.30pm. During the school holidays the weekend shifts stay the same but there is additional hours available Monday to Friday, 7.00am to 9.30pm. £15.00 gross per hour weekdays, £17.00 gross per hour weekends. Please send over your shift availability when you apply.

Who this job would suit:
This role will suit a cheerful, caring, and proactive Support Worker with strong communication skills. All candidates should be confident working with children with complex medical needs, including manual handling and administering medication and enjoy working in a family setting.

What’s great about this job:
This is a great opportunity to join a small friendly team, working together to ensure that Amber receives the best possible care. You will receive mandatory training and ongoing support from Amber’s Case Manager. This is a permanent contract with the opportunity to cover additional hours during school holidays.

Who is recruiting for this role?
We are working in association with a private client/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. Please see our website for more info on how Snap works with associated companies/clients.



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