Title: Support Worker
Location: Clapham, SW4
Nearest Tube/Station: Clapham
Wage/Salary: £2383.00 PCM equivalent to £28,600.00 gross per annum
Driver Essential? No
Essential: Fluent spoken and written English, current DBS, or willing to obtain a new one (costs covered). Open to *female applicants only. **Fully vaccinated against Coronavirus, unless exempt.
Start Date: February 2022
Days & Hours: Rota 24-hour care, weekdays, and weekends. On average 14 days’ work per 4 weeks
Family/Client Pets: Dog
Accommodation: You will have your own bedroom with TV and desk while on shift and access to Wi-Fi.
Recruiter: Rachael Cordell /firstname.lastname@example.org
About this client/child:
Eliza is a professional in her early thirties working full-time and living independently with the assistance of her care team in South West London. Eliza is a full-time wheelchair user seeking a full-time Support Worker / PA to provide 1:1 support.
Overview of role:
As Eliza’s Support Worker / PA you will assist with practical tasks, such as helping to get dressed, personal/medical care, makeup, hair, etc. and help Eliza keep on top of the housekeeping, shopping, general life admin, as well as assisting with her physio programme. The role is live-in while on shift and you will have free time during the day when Eliza is working; you will essentially be on-call to assist Eliza during the day as and when required. When Eliza is out socializing, or on weekends away, you will not be required to join her, however, you will still be paid for your time, and will remain on call.
The rota is set, and the Support Worker / PA will work a 2-week rota based on the hours below:
Shifts pattern week 1
Wednesday 12.00pm Midday to Saturday 10.00am
Shift pattern week 2
Thursday 8.00am to Monday 10.00am
There is also the option of working one week on/one week off should this be preferred.
Who this job would suit:
This is a great role for a professional and reliable female* Support Worker / PA with the ability to both use initiative and fit in with Eliza’s fast-paced life. The perfect role for a flexible student, freelance worker, or someone who is interested in getting experience for a future career in nursing, physiotherapy, medicine, or a similar discipline.
What’s great about this job:
This role offers a great salary, an excellent work/life balance and Eliza is a pleasure to work with and support.
Who is recruiting for this role?
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.
*Where a specific gender is stated as essential, gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance to paragraph 1, of schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for female or male worker to work with our client.
** New amendments to the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) (No. 2) Regulations 2022 (“the Regulations”) make it a mandatory condition for all care workers working in face to face contact with service users (including in the service user’s own home) to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19/ Coronavirus from 1 April 2022 (unless one of the specified exemptions as set out in the Regulations applies to them). See the News & Blog section on our website for full details.