Title: Support Worker
Location: Swansea, SA2
Train Station: Swansea
Wage : £24,336.00 + gross per annum
Driver required? Yes
Essential: Experience with complex medical care needs , supporting clients with physical disability, PEG feeding, working in family home environment, good command of English
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 36 hours per week (3 x 12 hour shifts per week)
Family/Client Pets: No pets
Recruiter: Kamila Nevrklova
About this client/child:
Tim (12) is a charming and active young lad with great sense of humour. Tim enjoys spending time with his family, swimming in hydro pool, riding a bike, arts and crats sessions, playing and hosting bingo, music, the list is long!
Tim has quadriplegic cerebral palsy, epilepsy, feeding difficulties (blended diet via PEG) and vision impairment. He is non verbal but can express his likes and dislikes and uses eye gaze device Smart box to communicate. Tim requires 2 to 1 support at all times to assist with personal care and all daily tasks as well as his home education.
Overview of role:
We are seeking proactive and friendly candidates to join Tim’s dedicated team. You will be required to assist Tim with all tasks of his daily routine and follow and implement his education and therapy programs. And of course, have lots of fun!
Tim is in the heart of loving family and you will be supported and guided by them as well as his Team leader. Tim lives in a lovely, specially adapted house.
£13.00 + gross per hour depending on experience. You will be required to work 3 shifts per week 8.30am to 8.30pm. Rota is produced at least 1 month in advance.
Who this job would suit:
This role would suit a fun, energetic and motivated candidate who have genuine interest in working with children with additional needs and promoting their independence. You will be a team player, have good sense of humour and be fit and healthy. You will enjoy working in a home environment and be willing to learn new skills. A non smoker is essential.
What’s great about this job:
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established team and supporting this amazing young lad to reach his full potential. Excellent training package, company maternity leave, healthcare task insurance, yearly bonus, and competitive salary. You will have the opportunity to travel with the family.
Who is recruiting for this role?
Snap will be carrying out all recruitment including shortlisting and recruiter interviews and arranging employer interviews.