Title: Support Worker / Care Team | CR5
Location: Coulsdon, Greater London, CR5
Nearest Tube/Station: Coulsdon
Wage: £12.50 Gross per Hour | £18.75 Gross per Hour Bank Holidays
Driver required? Not required
Use of a car? Not applicable
Essential: Previous experience supporting a young client with complex care and medical needs
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Monday to Friday 3.00pm to 8.00pm | Saturdays: 10.00am to 8.00pm | School Holidays: 10.00am to 8.00pm. We are looking to recruit a number of support workers to cover the rota, please get in touch with your availability.
Family/Client Pets: None
About this client/child:
Jim is 16 years old; he loves to spend time with his family, watching YouTube, hydrotherapy sessions and getting out and about. Jim has complex care and medical needs, he has cerebral palsy, epilepsy and receives his food via a PEG. Jim communicates using sounds, facial expressions and body language. He requires support to meet all his care needs including personal care, hoisting and medicine administration.
Overview of role:
Jim requires support with his afterschool and weekend routine, you’ll assist Jim with all aspects of his care plan, enable him to take part in activities and implement his therapy programmes as instructed by his treating therapist. You’ll liaise with Jim’s family, case manager and MDT, ensure he is receiving the highest standard of care and continually promote his independence.
Who this job would suit:
This position will suit a female* support worker who has previous experience working with children or young people with similar needs, is dedicated, professional and committed to helping a young man reach his potential.
What’s great about this job:
You’ll receive excellent training, learn new skills and be supported by a fantastic hands-on case manager.
We are delighted to be 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.
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*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 a female or male worker to work with our client.