Title: Support Worker
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: 2 or 3 shifts per available per week. Due to covid-19 Jim is not currently attending school so shifts are 12 hours. 8.30am - 8.30pm when attending school: 3.00pm - 8.30pm. Saturday and Sunday 8.30am - 8.30pm.
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 will 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 will liaise with Jim’s family, case manager and multidisciplinary team (MDT), to 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, someone who is dedicated, professional and committed to helping a young man reach his potential.
What’s great about this job:
This is a permanent position with contracted hours, you will have the opportunity to build up a relationship with Jim and make a real difference to his life. Excellent training available and ongoing support from Jim’s case manager.
Client/Family met by Snap?
No. 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.
Jade is recruiting for this role
or 020 7729 2200
Snap Care is committed to safeguarding children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We are committed to equality of opportunity and recruitment/selection decisions are based only on individuals' ability to best do the job. *Where a specific gender is stated as essential, gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance to paragraph 1, schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.