Complex Medical

NN12 | Waking Night Carer

Ref: 2284| Posted: 20th Jun 2022

Title: Waking Night Carer
Location: Towcester, NN12
Nearest Station: Towcester
Wage: Up to £192.00 gross per night
Driver Required? Essential to get to job location
Use of a car? Will need own car
Essential: Supporting a young client with complex medical needs, waking night experience
Start Date: ASAP 
Days & Hours:
Alternate weekends Friday, Saturday and Sunday,  12 hour shifts
Family Pets:  Friendly dog
Recruiter: Kamila

About this client:
Finn (11) is a charming boy who likes a chilled environment; listening to music and stories, sensory lights, massage and hydrotherapy. Finn has an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and requires support with all his needs; he has epilepsy. Finn has all food and medication are administered via a PEG tube. Finn's house is fully adapted to meet his needs and he has a range of therapies, including physiotherapy, occupational therapy, and hydrotherapy.  Finn is at the heart of a loving family; Mum, Dad, two big brothers, a new little brother, and a friendly dog. This is a busy, active, but fun family home!

Overview of role:
We are seeking two waking night carers to work alternate weekends. As Finn’s Waking Night Carer, you’ll will support him throughout the night. You will assist with all aspects of his care needs, including personal care, feeding and medication.  You’ll monitor Finn from the carers’ room, that is comfortably equipped including tea and coffee making facilities. The Waking Night Carer will carry out regular observations, document and record accurate information, and follow all aspects of Finn’s care plan. The shifts are Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 8.00pm to 8.00am. There are additional day shifts available including alternate Tuesdays, 8.00am to 8.00pm and cover for holiday and sickness periods. The weekend rate is £16.00, weekdays £14.00 gross per hour.

Who this job would suit:
This position will suit experienced, reliable, and caring Waking Night Carers with experience working with children with complex care needs and waking night experience. This will suit candidates seeking a long-term position.

What’s great about this job:
This will be a very rewarding job, ensuring Finn receives the best care and giving his parents the reassurance he is safe and as comfortable as possible overnight. The family are fully supportive and will provide clear protocols for his care. Finn is a lovely chap who will be an absolute pleasure to work with. This is a permanent contract with excellent hourly rate. Excellent client-specific training will be provided.

Who is working with this client?
We are working in association with a private client 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.