BN3 | SEN Nanny / Support Worker - East Sussex

£44,200.00 + Gross per Annum

Date Posted: Monday 15 July 2024

, Ref: 2800

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SEN Nanny / Support Worker in Hove, BN3. A full-time role is available for a professional SEN Nanny / Support Worker to assist an engaging, happy, and cheeky 5-year-old with cerebral palsy. Long shifts, including sleep-in, rolling rota. £44,213.52.00 Gross per Annum

Nearest Tube/Station: Hove
Wage/Salary: £44,213.52.00 Gross per Annum | £17.00 Weekdays | £19.00 Weekends | £11.44 Sleep in | Gross per Hour
Driver Essential? Yes, WAV (Automatic drive) for use on duty
Essential: Experience supporting a young person with a physical disability, childcare experience, non-smoker/vaper. This role is open to *Female applicants only.
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Week 1: Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. 2.00pm – 10.00am, including 8.00pm – 7.00am sleeping shift. Week 2: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday: 8.00am – 8.00pm
Family/Client Pets: Not applicable 
Accommodation: Bedroom and bathroom whilst on shift
Recruiter: Jade

About this client/child: Oliver is 5 years old, and lives with his Mummy and twin brother. The boys have a great relationship, and love spending time together, playing and causing a bit of mischief! Oliver enjoys a wide range of activities such as arts and crafts, riding his tricycle, climbing, and trips to the park. Oliver has Cerebral Palsy and is a wheelchair user; he can also use his walker with assistance. Oliver has a speech impairment which at times can cause him frustration, however he works extremely hard on his communication skills. He attends a mainstream school (Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday), and is progressing very well. Oliver has two members of his team providing 1:1 support, and there is an opening for a full-time SEN Nanny / Support Worker to join.

Overview of role: On the days when Oliver is at school, you will support him with his morning and afterschool routine, he is dependent on others to meet all his needs, including his personal care. The family are keen for his SEN Nanny / Support Worker to continuously promote his independence and support the development of his self-help skills. His non-school weekdays are dedicated to his therapy programme and rehabilitation, and training is provided by his treating therapists. Oliver requires an SEN Nanny / Support Worker who can be creative, think outside the box, and plan fun and educational activities, whilst also providing real life learning experiences. Oliver generally sleeps very well once settled, and you will only need to assist on rare occasions throughout the night. On offer is a full-time permanent contract, however, the family can consider a job share or part-time employment contracts. Please get in touch with your availability.

Who this job would suit: A fun, active, and proactive SEN Professional Support Worker with a strong background in childcare and early years development. The position needs someone with a real passion for promoting independence and enjoys working within a family environment.

What’s great about this job: Due to the working rota, the role offers a great work/life balance with the opportunity to plan accordingly. The shifts patterns means that you will not work every weekend either. Oliver and his family are a pleasure to work with and support, the boys are a lot of fun and your input will make a big difference to Oliver and his potential. Excellent training offered and ongoing supervision, along with professional development.

Who is recruiting for this role?  Our client is using our Shortlist Service. Snap Care will screen applications to confirm the essential criteria for the position is met. The client will then continue the recruitment process. By applying for this vacancy, you agree to us sending your CV and contact details to our client. Please see our website for more information. 


Please note: *Where a specific gender is stated as essential, gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance to paragraph 1, of schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for female or male worker to work with our client.

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