Title: Support worker/ TA
Nearest Train Station: Ely
Wage: £23.088.00 + gross per annum
Driver required? Yes
Use of a car? Own car essential
Essential: Willingness to learn, common sense
Preferable: experience supporting young people with special needs, epilepsy, autism awareness
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 37 hours per week, permanent contract
About this client/child:
Thomas, 18, is a sporty and active young man who enjoys any outdoor activities, particularly swimming, running and horse riding. Thomas has diagnosis of autism, he has processing sensory disorder and epilepsy. Thomas is non-verbal but can express his likes and dislikes, he communicates with gestures and cards. He requires assistance with all aspects of personal care, daily activities and social skills.
Overview of role:
We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated candidate to support Thomas with his daily routine. Thomas has home education program, and you will be required to assist him to access his learning and achieve his set targets. You will be required to provide personal care, administer medication and assist Thomas with all daily tasks.
All training will be provided, and you will be supported by Thomas’s therapists and family. You need to be fit and strong and vigilant to ensure Thomas’s safety at all times. 37 hours per week, mixture of weekdays and weekends shifts, working typically one full weekend per month. Overtime available. Shifts are split into following times: 8.00am to 2.30pm, 2.00pm to 8.00pm or 9.00am to 5.00pm. The hourly rate is £12.00 - £15.00 gross per hour depending on experience.
Who this job would suit:
This job will suit a motivated, proactive candidate with plenty of common sense and willingness to learn new skills.
What’s great about this job:
This is an amazing opportunity for candidates who would like to start their career path in SEN and support work. This is a permanent position with competitive pay rate and excellent training opportunities.
Who is working with this client?
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.
Kamila is recruiting for this role
or 020 7729 2200
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