Title: *Female SEN Support Worker / Care Team
Location: Brixton, SW9
Nearest Tube Station: Brixton
Wage / Salary: £16.00 gross per hour
Driver required? Not required
Essential Experience: Must have worked with children and have some exposure to SEN and physical disabilities but excellent training can be provided
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Support Worker One: Monday to Friday, 4.30 pm to 9.30 pm
Support Worker Two & Three: Job Share to cover shifts Monday to Friday 4.30pm to 9.30pm. Plus two Saturdays a month, 10.00am to 6.00pm. Possibility of extra hours in school holidays.
Snap are looking for three enthusiastic female* Support Workers to work with the delightful Daniel (12) and Sara (9). Daniel has a laidback character but he is definitely becoming cheekier as he gets holder and Sara is very smiley and described as a ‘wiggly worm’ by her mum. Both children love music and enjoy being sung to. Daniel and Sara have an undiagnosed neurological condition; they have low muscle tone, are tube fed, non-verbal and are visually impaired. Daniel has suction needs. They have epilepsy which is well controlled with only occasional absent seizures.
You will work alongside an additional support workers when on shift as the children require two carers at all times. This will enable you to work together on certain activities such as manual handling. After school duties include hoisting from chair onto the mat for a roll around and stretch, preparing blended meals, personal care, organising school bags and light housework associated with the children (such as weekly bed changing, hoovering and equipment care). Due to the time of day the after school shifts starts the role consists of a high percentage of indirect care.
This Support Worker role will suit someone with a passion to make a difference to the children's lives; somebody who will work on strengthening their skills and focusing on their abilities. The person needs to be able to take direction from mum on occasions, but be proactive and able to take the initiative in providing a safe and stimulating environment. For more information please contact Rachael at Snap with your availability.
*Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for a female worker to work with our client.
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.
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