Buckinghamshire

SL9 | Support Worker

Ref: 2037| Posted: 10th Sep 2021

Title: Support Worker
Location:  Gerrards Cross, SL9
Train Station:  Gerrards Cross
Wage : Up to £16.00 gross per hour
Driver required? Yes
Essential:  Experience with complex medical care needs, working in family home environment
Start Date: ASAP 
Days & Hours:  37.5 hours, 3 shifts per week
Family/Client Pets: No pets
Recruiter: Kamila Nevrklova

About this client/child:
Tina (4) is a sweet little girl who enjoys cuddles, listening to stories and music and spending time with her family. Tina sustained brain damage and requires 2:1 support 24/7.  She has Cerebral Palsy, epilepsy, profound visual and hearing impairments and is a wheelchair user. Tina requires suctioning and her feeds and medication are administered via PEG.  We are looking for experienced and enthusiastic Support Workers to join her newly established care team.

Overview of role:
In this role you will be required to assist Tina with her daily routine, working alongside a nurse/ second team member. You will be responsible for personal care, following recommended therapy techniques, monitoring her health and engage Tina in appropriate activities.  You will be supported and guided by experienced Team leader and Case management company. £14.00 gross per hour weekdays, £16.00 gross per hour weekends. 3 shifts per week 9.00am to 9.30pm. You will be required to work alternate weekends.

Who this job would suit:
This role will suit a caring, patient and competent candidate with a genuine interest supporting children with complex medical needs.  You will be a team player and enjoy working in a home environment. A non-smoker is essential. You will work in a way that respects the wishes of the family in relation to Tina's care. 

What’s great about this job:
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a newly established team and supporting this amazing little girl and her family. This is a permanent-, full-time position with competitive pay rate and excellent training opportunities.

Who is recruiting for this role? 
Snap Care will be carrying out all recruitment including shortlisting and recruiter interviews and arranging employer interviews. 



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