Enfield
£15.00 - £17.00 Gross per Hour

N21 | Support Worker

Ref: 1988| Posted: 15th Sep 2021

Support Worker
Location: Enfield, N21
Wage: £15.00 Weekdays £17.00 Weekends | Gross per Hour
Driver Essential? Yes
Essential: Experience working with behaviours that challenge, supporting a young client with an acquired brain injury (ABI)  
Days & Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 4.00pm – 8.00pm and 2 Saturdays per month (6 hours on average per shift)
Family pet: Yes, cat
Recruiter: Jade Coffey

About our client:
Noah is 11 years old, he loves swimming, watching street performers, arts and crafts, and spending time with his family. Noah has a hypoxic brain injury, epilepsy, and complex learning and communication difficulties. Noah is very busy; he is mobile and able to communicate his needs and wishes. Noah requires assistance with all daily tasks, therapy input, and self-regulation.

Overview of role:
In this role, the Support Worker will provide 1:1 care and support to Noah, create and plan fun and educational activities he can enjoy in his family home and out and about in the community (covid permitted). He has lots of energy and loves to play. The Support Worker will implement his therapies such as SALT and work alongside his multi-disciplinary team to ensure he is reaching his targets and developmental goals. Noah can become overwhelmed and frustrated when he is not understood or is finding it difficult to communicate, also if he perceives that he has failed. The Support Worker will work with Noah to help him regulate and manage his behaviours.

Who this job would suit:
A sensitive and understanding Support Worker with previous experience supporting a young client with an ABI and behavioural needs. A confident swimmer and driver are essential for this role. 

What’s great about this job:
Noah is a charming, creative, and fun character who loves life! He has huge potential and will be a pleasure to work with. You will have ongoing training and excellent hands-on support from Noah’s case manager.

Who is recruiting for this role?
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.