BR5 | Support Worker - Greater London

£13.00 Gross per Hour - Support Worker
Ref: 1598 Date Posted: Monday 24 Aug 2020
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Title: BR5 | Support Worker
Location: Orpington, Greater London
Nearest Tube/Station: Orpington
Wage: £13.00 Gross per Hour
Driver required? Essential
Use of a car? On duty, adapted, automatic vehicle
Essential: Swimmer, non smoker / non vaper
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Please see hours / shifts below**
Family/Client Pets: Yes, dog. 

We are delighted to be working 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 website for more info on how Snap works with associated companies/clients.

About this client/child:
Jen is 24 years old and has cerebral palsy affecting all four limbs, she is a wheelchair user and received all nutrition and liquids via a feeding tube (Mic-Key). Jen is dependent on her team to attend to all her care needs and she requires 1:1 support. This role will be based in Jen’s home however you will work both at Jen’s home and out in the community.

Overview of role:
Jen has a busy schedule full of social events, activities and appointments; she attends day centres, clubs and really enjoys being out and about. In this role you’ll assist Jenny to live an independent and fulfilling life. The main purpose of this role is to provide 2 to 1 assistance for some of her activities and to meet current health and safety guidelines. As Jen’s support worker / carer you’ll assist with personal care, implement therapy programmes, attend appointments, arrange activities, explore new interests / hobbies and attend hydrotherapy sessions. Excellent training opportunities are available in this role.

Hours available (4 week rota) 

Week 1
Monday: 2.30pm - 10.00pm
Tuesday: 4.30pm - 7.30pm 
Wednesday: 3.00pm - 10.00pm 
Sunday: 11.00am - 9.00pm 

Week 2 and 4 
Monday: 2.30pm - 10.00pm 
Tuesday: 4.30pm - 7.30pm 
Wednesday: 3.00pm - 10.00pm 
Friday: 3.00pm - 10.00pm 

Week 3
Monday: 2.30pm - 10.00pm 
Tuesday: 4.30pm - 7.30pm 
Wednesday: 3.00pm - 10.00pm 

Who this job would suit:
A fun, outgoing and confident female* support worker with a passion about working and supporting young people with additional needs.

What’s great about this job:
Jen is a pleasure to work with, she lives life to the full and as mentioned above excellent training is available so you’ll have the opportunity to learn new skills.

To apply, send your CV to:

Please note, whilst Snap endeavour to reply to all applications, some of our positions are so popular this is not possible and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

“We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships." 

*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 a female or male worker to work with our client.

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