BN2|Bank Support Worker - East Sussex

Support Worker
Ref: 1874 Date Posted: Monday 10 May 2021
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Title: Bank Support worker
Location: Rottingdean, BN2 
Wage: Up to 16.00 gross per hour
Driver required? Essential
Use of a car? On duty
Essential: Supporting children with cerebral palsy or complex medical needs, satisfactory DBS and references
Start Date: ASAP 
Days & Hours: Occasional weekday and weekends shifts, rota to be advised on a monthly basis 
Pets: No

About this client/child: 
Mark 11, is a sparky and charming boy. He enjoys reading, using his iPad, going to the park,  Brighton Pier and the amusements. Bouncing on the trampoline and playing on a swing though are his most favourite activities! Mark has dystonic cerebral palsy which causes involuntary movements in all four limbs. He can take food orally but requires support to ensure he doesn’t choke or aspirate. Additional fluids and medications are administered via PEG. Mark is non-verbal, he is using a range of devices and aids to communicate. He can express yes and no clearly.

Overview of role:
Your role will be to support Mark with his daily routine, providing personal care, assisting with meals and bathtime and organising fun activities and outings.  You will implement programmes from a variety of therapists, including physio, speech and occupational, in a fun, creative and playful way.

Who this job would suit:
This job will suit an energetic, caring and kind support worker with strong communication skills who enjoys working within a family home and providing 1:1 support. You must be confident in manual handling and administering medication. Example of shifts available Tuesday and Thursday 5.00pm ‐7.30pm,  Saturday and Sunday  12.00pm to 5.00pm or 12.00pm to 5.30pm. Shifts to be offered on a monthly basis. Weekday £14.00 gross per hour, Weekends £16.00 gross per hour.

What’s great about this job:
This is an excellent opportunity for a support worker seeking a bank role. You will be offered the shifts 1 month in advance. Immediate start. Competitive rate of pay.

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.

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Kamila is recruiting for this role
or 020 7729 2200 



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