Title: Support Worker/ Buddy
Location: Wilmslow, SK9
Nearest Station: Wilmslow
Wage: Up to £16.00 gross per hour
Driver required? Essential
Use of a car? On Duty
Essential: Supporting a child with SEN, satisfactory references, and DBS
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Up to 33.5 hours per week
Family/Client Pets: no
About this client:
Arthur (11) is a very sociable and active young lad. He loves sport, especially swimming, cycling, skiing and being outdoors. He enjoys spending time with his family and has a great circle of friends. Arthur attends a local mainstream school. He has a cerebral palsy which affects his limbs, but can mobilise independently. Arthur is verbal but occasionally uses a special app on his device to support his communication.
Overview of role:
Your role would be to support Arthur with his morning and afterschool routine; assisting with personal care, meal preparation, homework and accessing different activities. You will develop a caring relationship with Arthur, promote and encourage his independence and proactively research and organise activities Arthur can enjoy. The hours required are Monday to Friday 7.30am-9.30am, Mon to Wed 2.30pm to 8.00.pm, Thu to Fri 2.30pm to 6.00pm. This is a shared role, please let us know your availability. Additional hours available during school holiday, staff annual leave and absences. Rates of pay: £15.00 gross per hour weekdays, and £16.00 gross per hour weekends.
Who this job would suit:
We are looking for a proactive and reliable Buddy / Support Worker with SEN experience; someone who is fun and full of energy, has plenty of common sense and is willing to learn new skills. You will have a can-do attitude, be a creative and sensitive person with genuine interest in working with children.
What’s great about this job:
This is fantastic permanent role with competitive hourly rate. You will be working in a friendly environment and be supported by the Case Manager. Ongoing training provided. This is a very rewarding role supporting this lovely young lad to maximise his independence. .
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 clients for their consideration.