Title: Waking night carer
Location: Brentwood, CM15
Nearest Train Station: Brentwood
Salary: Up to £17.00 gross per hour
Driver required? Essential
Use of a car? Yes, on duty
Essential: Satisfactory DBS, references, supporting young clients with complex medical needs
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 36 hours,3 nights per week
About this client/child:
Finley 4, is a delightful little boy who despite significant challenges he faces every day, has a ready smile and thrives on the company of others. Finley enjoys play, watching TV, listening to music and loves spending time with his family. He has severe motor disorder, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, hearing impairment and is non-verbal but very alert and wants to be involved in everything that is going on around him. He is fed via PEG with a Mini Button, but takes some oral food tasters.
Overview of role:
You will be responsible for supporting Finley, during the night, providing personal care, following recommended therapy techniques and ensuring he is comfortable. You will be completing light domestic tasks and laundry and monitoring Finley’s health. The job will require you to work closely with Finley’s family and a team of staff, so a team player is essential. 36 hours, 3 nights per week 8.00pm – 8.00am. £15.00 gross per hour weekdays and £17.00 gross per hour weekends. Nights to be discussed during the interview process. We will consider a job share.
Who this job would suit:
This exciting position will suit a confident, caring and patient waking night carer who enjoys working within a family home environment and providing 1:1 support.
What’s great about this job:
Permanent position with a possibility to start asap. A truly rewarding position and opportunity to work with this fantastic little boy and his dedicated family.
Client/Family met by Snap?
No. We are 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.
Kamila is recruiting for this role
or 020 7729 2200
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