Title: Support worker / Buddy
Location: Hitchin, SG4
Nearest Train : Hitchin
Wage: Up to £15.00 gross per hour
Driver required? Essential
Use of a car? Will need own car
Essential: supporting children with ABI, challenging behaviour
Days & Hours: Up to 35 hours
Family Pets: 2 cats
About this client/child:
Phoebe, 11 is a lively and active girl. She enjoys playing on her Xbox, listening to music and likes to go swimming Phoebe lives with her parents, her twin brother and younger brother (5). Phoebe has an acquired brain injury, sensory processing disorder and can present with challenging behaviour.
Overview of role:
Your role will be to support Phoebe with her daily routine. She is currently home schooled, you will support her with her academic skill and work towards her therapeutic goals, guided by a tutor and therapist. The main focus is to develop Phoebe’s life skills, encourage her academic learning, as well as assist with positive interaction with her siblings. There is also a need to support with her personal care and behavioural management. This is a 3 month temporary contract to start ASAP with the possibility to extend. Flexible rota covering Monday to Sunday 8.00am to 8.00pm. Example of shifts: Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.00pm or 1.00pm to 8.00pm, Saturday and Sunday 9.00am to 5.00pm. Rota to be discussed with the successful candidate. £13.00 gross per hour weekdays, £15.00 gross per hour weekends
Who this job would suit:
This position will suit an energetic, hands on and sensitive candidate who has a good understanding and experience of working in a family environment. This is a busy family home; mum is very hands on and requires a Support worker who has the ability to work alongside her as well as taking sole charge. This is a wonderful opportunity to work with a fantastic young lady and help her to reach her full potential.
What’s great about this job:
Temporary position to start immediately with competitive pay rate.
Who is working with this client?
We are working in association with a private client 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.
Kamila is recruiting for this role
or 020 7729 2200
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