Waking Night Carer
Location: Westcliff on Sea, SS0
Wage: £16.00 Weekdays | £18.00 Weekends | Gross per Hour
Driver Essential? Yes
Essential: Experience in a waking night role and supporting a young client with complex care needs and epilepsy
Days & Hours: Alternate Friday, Saturday and Sunday 8.00pm to 8.00am. (Every other weekend)
Family/Client Pets: Yes, 1 cat and dog.
About this client/child:
Archie is 5 years old, he is an endearing and sweet little chap who loves to have a cuddle with his pet cat and dog and enjoys messy play, music, and painting! Archie has Cerebral Palsy, Global Development Delay, a Learning Disability, Epilepsy, and is Registered Blind, because of his complex care and medical needs, Archie requires support and assistance with all his self-care and daily tasks. Archie communicates using sounds and facial expressions. He has a small care team in place and is now looking for an additional Waking Night Carer to join his team working on an alternate weekend basis.
Overview of role:
The Waking Night Carer will assist with Archie’s bedtime routine and tend to all his care needs throughout the night, including personal care, administering medication, moving and handling, documenting and logging accurate information, and monitoring stock supplies. Archie can experience high levels of discomfort due to wind and he needs close monitoring and attention to relieve his discomfort and settle and soothe him for a good night sleep.
Who this job would suit:
An experienced Waking Night Carer looking for a permanent role offering contracted hours and wish to make a long-term commitment. Previous experience supporting a young client with complex care needs and epilepsy is essential.
What’s great about this job:
Excellent person-centred training provided, including 1:1 training from a nurse and ongoing support and supervision provided by Archie’s case manager.
Who is recruiting for this vacancy?
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 client for their consideration.