Female Buddy / Support Worker | Sittingbourne, ME10 - Kent

£15.00 Gross Per Hour - Support Worker
Ref: 1565 Date Posted: Tuesday 14 Jan 2020
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£15.00 gross per hour. Engaging and proactive part-time female Buddy / Support Worker for Rose, a young teenager, who has disabilities.




Title: Female Buddy / Support Worker | Sittingbourne, ME10
Location: Sittingbourne, ME10
Nearest Station: Sittingbourne
Wage: £15.00 gross per hour
Driver required? Essential
Use of a car? Must have own car, mileage paid when used on duty
Essential: Supporting children or young adults with physical disabilities, must like horses and dogs, non-smoker
Desirable: Paediatric first aid, swimmer, safeguarding training
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: One weekday after school 4.00pm – 8.00pm, alternate Saturday or Sunday 4 / 6 hours, flexible times for the right candidate, more hours available during school holidays 

Family/Client Pets: A friendly dog

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.

About this client/child:
Rose, is a charming and engaging young lady with great sense of humour who enjoys horse riding, socialising with friends and family, going to the gym and shopping. Rose has disabilities, she is a powerchair user but also uses a walker to mobilise. She is independent with toileting but might need additional support when having a shower or washing and styling her hair. She lives at home with her supportive family.

Overview of role:
We are looking for a friendly and motivated female* Buddy / Support Worker to assist Rose with building her independence and confidence. You will encourage and accompany Rose on a variety of activities. You might go shopping, visit her friends or family, go to the gym and horse riding on the alternative weekends.


Who this job would suit:
This position is suitable for a kind, caring and enthusiastic Buddy / Support Worker with a passion for supporting children with additional needs and promoting independence.

What’s great about this job:
This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a great team, working with this fantastic young lady and focus on enabling her to reach her full potential. 

To apply, send your CV and a short supporting statement to: kamila@snapcare.co.uk

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

“We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships." 
*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.



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Email: kamila@snapcare.co.uk or call on 020 7729 2200 for more information about this position or other opportunities.

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