Full-Time Support Worker
Location: Sevenoaks, TN15
Wage: £37,000.00 + Gross per Annum (additional hours worked paid at an hourly rate)
Driver Essential? Yes
Essential: Experience providing care and support to a young client with additional needs
Days & Hours: 42 contracted hours per Week
Family/Client Pets: Yes, puppy.
About this client/child:
Roshan is 6 years old and lives at home in Sevenoaks with his Mummy, Daddy, and younger brother aged 2. Roshan is an active, social, and engaging chap with oodles of energy and a love for music, singing, and waterplay. Roshan has cerebral palsy and is dependent on others to meet all his care needs. He is mobile through crawling and uses a wheelchair and walker to aid his mobility. He is pre-verbal and uses pictures and sounds to support his communication. This is a busy, active family home.
Overview of role:
We are recruiting an experienced Support Worker on a full-time, permanent basis to join Roshan care team. Roshan requires support to complete all his daily tasks, to access the world around him, and participate in all activities. As Roshan’s Support Worker you will facilitate, enable, and motivate him, implement his therapies, and provide the highest level of care and support. It is essential that you are an excellent communicator and computer literate as you will be required to document and record information related to Roshan care.
The Support Worker will have 4 split shifts on average per week and 3 weekend days per month. Monday to Friday: 7.00am to 10.00am, and 2.45pm to 7.00pm. Weekends and School Holidays: 12 hours shift each. Rates of pay: £17.00 weekdays, £19.00 weekends, Gross per Hour.
Who this job would suit:
A caring, bubbly, and proactive Support Worker with previous experience working within a family setting. A confident driver is essential, Roshan’s vehicle is an automatic adapted so you must be confident driving this type of vehicle. The family will be moving home in the coming months (next year) however will continue to live in Sevenoaks.
What’s great about this job:
Roshan is embarking on a very exciting time; this is his first experience of having full-time support and, he is very much looking forward to meeting his new team! You will receive excellent training in all aspects of Roshan care plan and therapy programme. This role offers excellent pay rates and a great work/life balance.
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 client for their consideration.