Title: Weekend Support Worker
Location: Camberwell, SE5
Wage: £18.00 Gross per Hour
Driver required? Essential
Use of a car? Yes, adapted vehicle, automatic drive
Essential: Experience supporting a younger client with complex care needs, non-smoker / non-vaper
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Alternate Weekends: Saturday: 8.30am to 6.00pm, Sunday: 9.30am to 7.30pm
Family/Client pets: None
Recruiter: Rachael / email@example.com
About this client/child:
Our client Ben is 12 years old, living at home with Mum, Dad, and his brother and sister. He is supported at home and in school by a team of support workers, therapists, and waking night carers. Ben is a bright and engaging little boy and has cerebral palsy and developmental delay which affects him physically. Ben uses Eye Gaze to support his communication. He is fed and has his medication administered via a gastrostomy and is completely dependent on others for all of his personal care, feeding, and mobilisation.
Overview of role:
As Ben’s support worker you will assist with his weekend routine, plan and organise activities he can enjoy with his siblings, provide hands-on practical support with personal care, medication, feeding, preparing pureed feeds, and also assist with implementing his therapy programmes.
Who this job would suit:
Ben is looking for a confident and energetic Support Worker who has previous experience caring for a child with complex care needs, however an aptitude for hands-on learning is key and a willingness to learn on the job, coupled with a true passion for working with children would suit this position. This is a permanent role, so we are looking for a long-term commitment.
What’s great about this job:
This is a flexible role and we will work with a suitable applicant’s availability. If you are interested please apply today and we will be in touch to discuss the next steps.