BR7 | SEN Support Worker - Greater London

£15,192.00 + Gross per Annum | £16.00 Gross per Hour

Date Posted: Wednesday 01 May 2024

, Ref: 2750

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SEN Support Worker / PA in Chislehurst, BR7.  Offering 18 hours per week on average to a proactive, flexible, and caring SEN Support Worker / PA to assist a fun, engaging and happy 11-year-old with complex care needs. £16.00 Gross per Hour

Nearest Tube/Station: Sidcup or Chislehurst
Wage/Salary: £15,192.00 + Gross per Annum | £16.00 Gross per Hour
Driver Essential? Yes, WAV Automatic Drive for use on duty
Essential: Experience supporting a young client with a physical disability, manual handling experience. *Female applicants only.
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 3 weekdays per week Term-time: 2.30pm to 7.00pm and school holidays, the same days, 9.00am – 7.00pm
Family/Client Pets: Not applicable
Recruiter: Jade jade@snapcare.co.uk

About this client/child: Our fabulous client Sara is 11-year-old, a bubbly, energetic and confident young lady, who Snap Care have had the pleasure of working with her for several years. Sara lives at home with her Mum, Dad and two younger sisters in Chislehurst and has a small, dedicated care team to assist her in daily life. Sara has cerebral palsy, epilepsy and is a wheelchair user. Sara enjoys a blended diet, and has a PEG in-situ for fluids, medication and to top up her nutrition if required. Sara has adapted her own communication modes using her body language, facial expressions, and sounds. Sara has a wide range of hobbies and interests, but top of her list is horse riding, listening to music and sensory play.

Overview of role: Sara requires support with her afterschool routine, which includes collecting her from school, preparing snacks, assistance to participate in extra-curricular activities, support with her personal care and implementing therapy (training provided by her therapists). You’ll facilitate Sara’s role as a big sister, enable her to play with her siblings, and participate in all aspects of family life. This position will involve providing 2:1 support at times, and you will receive bespoke person-centered training. There is more scope to plan and arrange exciting activities during school holidays. There is flexibility on the 3 days worked for the successful SEN Support Worker / PA works, however, once agreed, these days will be set days each week, or planned at least 4 weeks in advance. £16.00 Weekdays, £18.00 Weekends, Gross per Hour

Who this job would suit: A proactive, reliable, and caring, *female SEN Support Worker / PA. For this position you must have some experience supporting a young client with a physical disability and with manual handling. A confident driver (automatic driver) is essential to assist with school runs and outings.

What’s great about this job: Supporting Sara comes highly recommended by current Snap Care team members, you will have the opportunity to work in a friendly, busy family home, alongside team members and with a fabulous young lady who loves to laugh, giggle, and have fun. An opportunity not to be missed!

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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