Title: Support Worker (Maternity Cover)
Title: Support Worker
Location: Walton on Thames, KT12
Nearest Train: Walton on Thames
Hourly wage: Up to £17.00 gross per hour
Driver required? Essential
Use of a car? On duty
Essential Experience: Supporting children with physical disabilities, DBS, satisfactory references
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 36 hours + per week
Family Pets: None
Accommodation: Spacious carer’s bedroom with en-suite, breakout area and kitchenette available while on duty
About this client/child:
Arthur 8, has cerebral palsy and associated medical conditions. He loves role-play games and Lego. He adores technology and likes to be active. He is a very caring and determined little boy who is a joy to spend time with. Arthur is mobile but can be unsteady and suffer from fatigue. Arthur receives all liquids and medication through a PEG as he is at risk of aspirating on all fluids and has a soft, mash-able diet.
Overview of role:
In this role you will be required to assist with the morning and after school routines, organising play-dates, implementing therapies at home in a fun way and taking Arthur to therapy activities such as swimming and horse riding.
Term time: 2 afternoon shifts per week, Tuesday and Thursday 2.00pm to 8.00 am. Working hours include sleeping night shift from 7.30pm to 6.00am. School holidays: Tuesday and Thursday 10.00am to 10.00am. Rates: £15.00 weekdays, £17.00 weekends. Sleeping Night shifts: £11.80 weekdays and £12.80 weekend (all gross per hour). Our client would consider shared role, candidates to cover the nights or afternoons.
Who this job would suit:
This exciting position will suit a proactive, kind and caring Support Worker with a ‘can do’ attitude and plenty of experience supporting clients in a home setting. You will be proactive and insightful and learn when Arthur needs extra support and when he requires quiet time, for example when he is fatigued. Driver is essential.
What’s great about this job:
This is a temporary position (up to 10 months) with great training opportunities. You will be part of a friendly team and you will be supported by a case management company.
Who is working with this client?
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. Please see our website for more info on how Snap works with associated companies/clients.