Up to £17.00 gross per hour. Proactive and fun Support Workers required to support Mike (19) with cerebral palsy on alternate weekends
Title:Alternate Weekend Support Worker| Colindale N9
Tube Station:Hendon Central, Colindale
Wage: £13.00 - £17.00 gross per hour depending on experience
Use of a car?On duty
Essential: supporting clients with cerebral palsy, gastrostomy, manual handling, eye gaze communication device
Days & Hours: Alternate Weekends, Saturday & Sunday 9.30am - 6.30/7.00pm
Mike 19 has quadriplegic cerebral palsy and is dependent on others for all his needs. Mike is a charming and lively young man with a great sense of humour and passion for life. He is fun and bright and enjoys being out and about, visiting art galleries, cinema and theatres and travelling on buses and tubes. Mike is non-verbal and uses Smart box to communicate. You need to be IT savvy to enable him to communicate effectively. All his medication, feed and fluids are administered via gastrostomy.
Your role would be to support Mike at weekends, assist with all aspects of his daily routine and support Mike to live a fulfilling life and enable him to pursue his interests. You will take him out on trips, plan age appropriate activities and help him to access what London has to offer.
This job will suit a proactive, energetic and fun candidate with genuine interest in promoting independence and supporting clients to reach their full potential. You must be confident in manual handling, providing personal care and gastrostomy management. You will be a team player and be comfortable working alongside Mike’s parents and other team members.
This is a great opportunity to work with a fantastic young man to enable him to live his life to the full!
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