Title: Family Support Worker
Location: Kentish Town, NW5
Nearest Tube Station: Kentish Town
Wage: Up to £17.00 gross per hour
Driver required? No
Essential Experience: Working with a younger adult with physical disabilities
Start Date: November 2021
Days & Hours: 30 + hours per week
Pets: One cat
About this client/child:
Jack, 30, is a bright, charming man who is very active and has a zest for adventure. Jack and his wife have 6 months old baby boy and are looking for a wonderful family worker who will support them during this exciting period. Jack has cerebral palsy which affects his mobility and causes tremors therefore he needs assistance with most of his daily tasks.
Overview of role:
This role will involve supporting the whole family with their daily routine. You will assist Jack with his personal care, be responsible for keeping the house tidy, support his wife with various household tasks e.g. hoovering, emptying the dishwasher, taking rubbish out etc. As the Family Support Worker, you’ll assist with nurseries duties and support Jack to be as involved as he would like to be, in the care of his baby. The hours required are Monday – Friday 6.00pm to 11.00pm. £16.00 - £17.00 gross per hour depending on experience.
Who this job would suit:.
This truly rewarding position will suit a reliable, positive and caring Family Support Worker who has previous experience working with younger adults with physical disabilities and supporting their families. You must have excellent communication skills, be a team player and be happy to take direction. You’ll have good organizational skills and the ability to work on your own initiative is vital for this position. You will be able to judge when to step in and when to give the family their privacy.
What’s great about this job:
This is a great opportunity to put all your skills in use and support a wonderful family during this exciting time. Paid mileage, working in a friendly environment, permanent contract.
Who is recruiting for this role?
Snap Care will be carrying out all recruitment including shortlisting and recruiter interviews and arranging employer interviews.