Title:Full Time Support Worker
Wage:13.00 gross per hour weekdays, £15.00 gross per hour weekends
Use of a car?On Duty
Essential: Supporting a child with complex medical needs, PEG, manual handling, satisfactory reference and DBS
Days & Hours: Variety of shifts available Term time: Monday - Friday 4.30pm - 8.00pm, Saturday 8.00am - 8.30pm. School holidays shifts 8.00am - 8.30pm
Family/Client Pets: Friendly Labrador
About this client/child:
Tom (12) is a lovely young man who likes animals, enjoys exploring nature and playing in the garden. Tom has athetoid cerebral palsy, respiratory problems and severe dystonia. Tom is non-verbal but can express his likes and dislikes. Tom is fully dependent on others for all his personal care, transfers and mobilisation in his wheelchair. He is fed a blended diet via Gastrostomy and all fluids and medication are administered via this route also.
Overview of role:
Tom attends a special needs school and your role will include supporting him before and after school routine and at the weekends. You will be responsible for assisting him with personal care, administering his medication, feeding, implementing his therapy into a daily routine and having lots of fun.
Who this job would suit:
This job would suit a fun, caring and empathetic female* support worker who enjoys working in a family home. Someone who is proactive, with plenty of common sense.
What’s great about this job:
This is an amazing opportunity for someone who is interested in engaging with and having a positive impact on Tom’s life. There are great training opportunities.
Client/Family met by Snap?
No. We areworking in association with a private client/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. Please see our websitefor more info on how Snap works with associated companies/clients.
Kamila is recruiting for this role
or 020 7729 2200
Snap Care is committed to safeguarding children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We are committed to equality of opportunity and recruitment/selection decisions are based only on individuals' ability to best do the job. *Where a specific gender is stated as essential, gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1, schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.