Title: EX5| Part Time Support Worker
Nearest Train Station: Silverton
Wage: £11.50 gross per hour
Driver required? Essential
Use of Car: No, will need own car
Essential: Common sense, genuine interest in supporting young people with additional needs
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Up to 24 hours per week
Family Pets:A small dog
About this client:
Thomas, 17 is a smart and curious young man with great sense of humour and variety of interests. He attends a local collage, loves music of any kind, writing stories, exploring everything new and different and riding his bike. Thomas has cerebral palsy and is dependent on others for all his needs. Thomas is a wheelchair user, is non-verbal but uses a communication aid with a great efficiency.
Overview of role:
Your role will be to support Thomas with his afternoon and weekend routine, providing personal care, enable him to pursue his interests and exploring new activities.Working hours are: Week 1:Monday and Thursday 3:45pm to 9:30pm, Week 2:Monday and Friday 3.45pm – 9.30pm,Sunday 8am - 5.30pm. There is an opportunity to work additional hours in school holiday by mutual agreement. The hourly rate is £11.50 and can increase once the training has been completed.
Who this job would suit:
This job will suit a lively, fun and proactive candidate with plenty of common sense who understands the importance of promoting independence. Thomas is currently experiencing some challenges in life and you need to be patient and understanding. We are looking for a personable candidate who will bring new skills/ interests to Thomas’s team. If you play an instrument, speak a foreign language, are sporty or have any other great hobby or skills we would like to hear from you! Previous experience is not essential, we are looking for the right personality fit.
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. You will be joining a small, dedicated team and full training will be provided. You will be working with a fantastic young man and his family and learn new skills such as physiotherapy and Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC).
Client/Family met by Snap?
Yes, previously met; Snap have worked with this family for several years and are well-known to us.
Kamila is recruiting for this role
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