Up to £15.00 gross per hour. Alternate Weekend Support Worker required for Louise, 16 who has cerebral palsy.
Title: *Female Alternate Weekend Support Worker | Crawley, RH10
Location: Crawley, RH10
Nearest Train: Crawley
Wage: up to £15.00 gross per hour
Driver required? Essential
Use of a car? On duty
Essential: experience of PEG, power chairs and must be a non-smoker
Desirable: experience of working with young people with physical disabilities
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Saturday 11.00am to 11.00pm and Sunday 10.30am to 2.00pm OR 2.00pm to 10.30pm, Friday shift available from 4.00pm - 10.30pm
Family Pets: Friendly cat
We are delighted to be working in association with a case management company on this vacancy; they will be carrying 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.
Louise 16, is a smart, outgoing and fun girl who loves gaming, social media and art. Louise has cerebral palsy, she is a wheelchair user and requires 2:1 support with all personal care tasks, such as dressing, washing, toileting, managing gastrostomy etc. Louise is non-verbal but communicates with an Eye Gaze device and it is essential that you are computer literate and able to learn to use new gaming and communication software packages..
We require a team of bubbly and friendly support workers who can support Louise with each aspect of her care from getting up to going to bed, including assist with homework and studies, access to the community and church and exploring new interests and having fun!
This position would suit an energetic and outgoing candidate with a great sense of humour who understands the importance of promoting independence. You’ll need to be confident liaising with professionals, working alongside other team members and Louise’s parents and being sensitive to their needs.
Louise is a fantastic young lady, this is a truly rewarding role. If you wish to be considered for this post, please apply today stating your availability.
Saturday 11.00am to 11.00pm
Sunday 10.30am to 2.00pm OR 2.00pm to 10.30pm
*Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for a female worker to work with our client.
Please note, whilst Snap endeavour to reply to all applications, some of our positions are so popular this is not possible and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.