Title: Support Worker
Location: Billingshurst, RH14
Nearest Train Station: Billingshurst
Wage: £28,275.00 + gross per annum, paid mileage and travel time
Driver required? Essential
Car Owner Required? Yes, paid mileage
Essential Experience: Supporting young clients with additional needs
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Full Time or Part Time role available
Recruiter: Kamila Nevrklova
About this client/child:
Jake (8) is a caring passionate young boy who enjoys going to the park, going out for a walks, messy and creative play, listening to music and watching television. Jake has Cerebral Palsy affecting all four limbs, he is completely dependent on others and requires assistance with all aspects of daily living. He is fed via PEG and has communication difficulties but enjoys exploring ways to progress his skills further.
Overview of role:
Your role will be to support Jake with his morning and after school routine, providing personal care, assisting with feeds and bath time and organise fun activities and outings at the weekends and in school holidays. You will implement programmes from a variety of therapists, including physio, speech and occupational in a fun, creative and playful way. Hourly rate is £14.50 weekdays and £15.50 weekends. Paid travel time – up to 30 min per shift, mileage at 40p per mile, 12 miles upper limit per shift.
Working hours: Monday to Friday 7.00am to 9.45am, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 2.30pm to 8.30pm Saturday 10.00am to 6.00pm, this could be a shared position.
Who this job would suit:
This job will suit a responsible, mature and proactive person who is willing to learn and enjoys working within a family home. It is essential that you are a team player as you will be working alongside Jake’s parents. You will have attention to detail and the ability to follow instructions.
What’s great about this job:
Great opportunity to work with a charming young boy and be part of a team helping Jake continue his development and achieve his potential in all aspects of his life. This is a permanent position to start ASAP. There’s a friendly working environment 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.