Title: Weekend Support Worker
Location: Rochester, ME3
Nearest Tube/Station: Rochester
Wage/Salary: £16.00 Gross per hour
Driver Essential? Preferrable
Essential: Passionate and enthusiastic about caring for people with disabilities, willing to undertake necessary training and able to work as part of a team as well as being able to use own initiative.
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Alternate Saturday & Sunday 7.00am to 7.00pm
Family/Client Pets: Three dogs
Recruiter: Rachael Cordell
About this client/child:
Jed, 20, lives at home with his parents and twin sisters aged 12. He has complex physical and neurological needs and requires constant assistance with all aspects of personal and medical care.
Overview of role:
We are looking for two Support Worker’s to job share and ensure Jed has cover every weekend. Please note you will only be required to work every other weekend. The role will involve taking Jed out for different activities and trips, always with another support worker. When at home you will support Jed with his personal care and administer his medication via PEG. Experience with this is an advantage, but training and support will be given. The position will require the support worker to use a hoist. A driver would be preferable, a manual car is available to use when on duty.
Who this job would suit:
We are keen to hear from a caring, energetic and pro-active Support Workers who are willing to work within a small team. A sense of humour is a must! Previous experience supporting clients with complex physical needs is desirable but not essential. An enhanced DBS will be required, but this will be undertaken for the successful candidate if they are not on the DBS Update Service.
What’s great about this job:
Great opportunity for Support Worker’s to join an experienced team and help maximise Jed’s independence. Training will be provided in this role. 5.6 weeks annual leave per year and £20 per week food allowance offered.
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.