Title: Female Support Worker
Location: West Kensington, W14
Nearest Tube: West Kensington
Wage: Up to £20.00 gross per hour
Driver required? Essential
Use of a car? On duty
Essential: Supporting a child with Cerebral palsy, epilepsy, PEG feeding, satisfactory reference and DBS
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Full Time/ Part Time
Family/ Clients Pets: No
About this client/child:
David (7) is a smiley young man who responds well to sociable and engaging people and gentle and creative interaction. David enjoys playing with his toys and having cuddles with his parents. David has dystonic bilateral cerebral palsy resulting in developmental delay and dysphasia. David has a severe epilepsy and requires daily and occasionally emergency mediation. He is non-verbal and is fully dependent on others for all his personal care and mobilisation. David is fed mainly by gastrostomy but can take a small amount of food orally.
Overview of role:
You’ll be responsible for supporting David through personal care routines, any required therapy exercises, accompanying him out with his family and engage him with fun activities. Hours available: Term time: Monday – Friday 7.30am to 10.00am and 2.30pm to 6.00pm, Saturdays 9.00am to 5.00pm School holidays: Monday – Friday 10.00am to 6.00pm. £18.00 gross per hour weekday, £20.00 gross per hour weekend. Part Time and Full Time roles available
Who this job would suit:
This job will suit an experienced, caring and kind person who enjoys working within a family home and providing 1:1 support. It is essential that you have good epilepsy and medical experience to best support David’s needs. For this role, you must be a confident driver (adapted vehicle), and a confident swimmer. You will accompany David for his hydrotherapy sessions.
What’s great about this job:
This is a truly rewarding permanent position and opportunity to support this fantastic family, gain their trust and help David to reach his full potential. Excellent hourly rate and training opportunity, friendly working environment.
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. Please see our website for more info on how Snap works with associated companies/clients.