Title: Waking Night Carer
Location: Hornchurch, RM11
Nearest Tube: Hornchurch
Wage: Up to £17.00 gross per hour (up to £204.00 gross per night)
Driver Essential? Essential
Use of Car? No, will need own car (to get to the client’s home)
Essential: Waking night experience, complex medical needs, DBS, and satisfactory references. *Female applicant.
Preferable: Supporting young clients with cerebral palsy
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Nights: 8.30pm to 8.30am. Full-time and Part-time hours available
Family/Client Pets: No
About this client:
Anna (4) is a gorgeous and happy little girl with the biggest smile. She loves cuddles, spending time with her parents and younger sister. She just started attending a primary school twice a week, which she really enjoys. Anna sustained a severe brain injury that resulted in cerebral palsy, dystonia and fluctuating tone, sight impairment and microcephaly. She is hoisted for all transfers. Anna is non-verbal, she communicates using facial expression, vocalisation and is just starting to explore using eye pointing. Her medication, fluids and feeds are administered via PEG. Anna requires 2:1 care at all times.
Overview of role:
As a Waking Night Carer, your role will be to monitor Anna throughout the night to ensure she is safe and comfortable. The role will involve assisting with all aspects of the night routine; you must be confident in manual handling, providing personal care and administering medication. You will carefully observe Anna via monitor in the adjoining room. During this time, you’ll keep occupied to be alert and of course, always awake. In the morning you will assist with the morning routine and get Anna ready for school. Anna requires 2:1 support and there will be a second person on call if assistance is needed. Shifts available: Monday to Sunday 8.30pm to 7.00/8.30am. We are looking for at least 3 candidates to cover these shifts, please confirm your availability when applying. £15.00 gross weekdays, £17.00 gross weekends
Who this job would suit:
This job would suit a caring, kind, and patient, *female candidate with previous experience of working waking night shifts. You will be reliable, enjoy working in a team and in the family environment.
What's great about this job:
This is a permanent, full-time or part-time position with a competitive pay rate and fantastic training opportunities. You will be working in a friendly environment and supported by the case management company. This is a great opportunity to join a newly established team and support this lovely young girl.
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. Please see our website for more info on how Snap works with associated companies/clients.