Title: Waking Night Carer
Location: Oxted, RH9
Nearest Train station: Oxted
Salary: Up to £16.00 gross per hour
Driver required? Yes, need to have access to own vehicle, mileage paid if used on duty
Essential: Waking Night Experience and supporting younger children with cerebral palsy, working in a family environment, this role is open to *female applicants only, non smoker
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Week nights and weekends 9.00pm to 8.30am
Recruiter: Kamila email@example.com
About this client:
Adam (3) is a sweet, bubbly and happy little chap who loves playing with cars, bubbles, enjoys listening to music and stories. Adam has cerebral palsy, movement disorder and developmental delay. He is unable to stand or walk yet and requires assistance with all transfers – but he is very determined to move about and be active and can crawl very fast. You must watch out! He has emerging speech and communication and can clearly express his likes and dislikes.
Overview of role:
We are looking for an experienced *Female Waking Night Carer to join Adam’s team. You will play a very active role with him at night; assisting with his night routine, monitoring him closely to ensure he is safe and comfortable. Adam can sleep well during the night however he frequently can experience unsettled nights and wakeful periods if he is poorly or unwell due to chest infections. Adam requires support with drinking and eating, all transfers and personal care. A fully equipped carer’s room is provided with a video monitor to enable you to always keep watch on Adam. Nights available: Monday to Sunday 9.00pm to 8.30am. Please state your availability/preferred shifts when applying. Additional holiday and sickness cover shifts available. £15.00 Waking hours weekdays and £16.00 at weekends
Who this job would suit:
This job will suit an empathetic, warm and caring person who enjoys working waking nights within a family home and providing 1:1 support. Waking Night experience and supporting younger children with cerebral palsy are essential. A truly rewarding position and opportunity to work with this delightful little boy.
What’s great about this job:
This is lovely permanent role with a competitive hourly rate. You will be working in a friendly environment and be supported by Adam’s family, his team members and Case Manager. Full training and support will be provided. This is a fantastic opportunity to improve on and gain more experience as a Waking Night Carer with younger children. Adam is a delight to work with and you will enjoy spending time with him.
Who is recruiting for this role?
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*Where a specific gender is stated as essential, gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance to paragraph 1, of schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for female or male worker to work with our client.