£9.50 - £16.00 gross per hour. Kind, calm and supportive Morning and / or Bank Support Workers required to support fantastic 17 year old who suffered a brain injury at birth
Title: Female* Morning and / or Bank Support Workers | Essex, SS12
Location: Wickford, SS12
Nearest Train Station: Wickford
Wage / Salary: £9.50 - £16.00 gross per hour
Use of car: Use of wheelchair accessible vehicle while on duty
Essential Experience: Working with a young person with a brain injury (or significant learning difficulties)
Start Date: ASAP – closing date for applications 21st August 2018
Days & Hours: Monday to Friday 6.45am to 8.00am and / or Bank position. There is the possibility of further contracted hours
We are delighted to be working in association with a case management company on this position. They will be carrying out all recruitment once candidate CVs have been forwarded for their consideration. Click here for more info on how Snap works with associated companies/clients.
Emily is a happy and outgoing 16 year old, who has a wonderful sense of humour and is a joy to be around. She enjoys a range of activities including shopping and eating out, yoga, swimming, bowling and assisted bike riding which she likes to attend when she is not at school. Emily lives at home with her parents, younger sibling and the family dog.
Emily experienced a brain injury at birth which resulted in her having quadriplegic cerebral palsy, epilepsy and significant learning difficulties. She is a full time wheelchair user and attends a Special Needs School in the local area. Emily uses a communication aid at school and eye pointing, sounds and expressions at home to relay her needs, wishes and feelings.
The role will involve providing care and assistance to Emily, including personal care, at home and in the community, to enable Emily to live as independently as possible. You will work under the guidance of the Team Leader and must be comfortable providing 1:1 support basis in a home and community setting.
This job will suit caring and approachable Support Workers either looking for morning or bank shifts. For Bank, you must be able to commit to one shift per four week rota. You will have an understanding of acquired brain injuries and possible associated medical conditions.
Fantastic opportunity to work with Emily and continue in the development of her independence. Ongoing training and regular support will be provided in this role.
*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.
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