Title: On call night Carer
Location: Croydon, CR0
Nearest Train: Croydon
Wage: Up to £167.90 gross per night shift
Driver required? Preferable
Use of a car? On duty
Essential: Supporting a child with complex medical needs during nights, manual handling, epilepsy, satisfactory DBS and reference
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 4 nights per week available
About this client/child:
Sarah 5, is an adorable little girl who likes being cuddled and listening to music, particularly reggae! She enjoys a lot of stimulation, soft, furry textures and responds well to sensory equipment. Sarah has cerebral palsy, dystonia, epilepsy, visual impairment and a sleeping disorder. We are looking for a night support worker with extensive experience
Overview of role:
You will work alongside Sarah's waking night carer to provide her with support with personal care, following recommended therapy techniques, monitoring her health and administering medication if she wakes in the night. Sarah sometimes wakes early and will remain awake for the rest of the day, so on these occasions, you will be required to play with her and facilitate purposeful and stimulating activity. If you are confident with complex medical care and have experience in a waking or on call night role we would love to hear from you. Shifts available: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 6.30pm to 7.30am (on call hours from 8.00pm to 7.00am) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 6.30pm to 8.00am (on call hours from 8.00pm to 7.00am). Bank hours also available. £15.00 gross per hour weekday and £17.00 weekend, sleeping hours are £10.20 weekday and £11.40 weekend
Who this job would suit:
This job will suit an empathetic, caring and kind person who enjoys working within a family home and providing 1:1 support. A truly rewarding position and opportunity to work which this fantastic little girl.
What’s great about this job:
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 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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