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Female* Support Worker | Rochester ME3 - Kent

£12.00 - £24.00 gross per hour - Support Worker
Ref: 941 Date Posted: Monday 16 Apr 2018
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Urgent! Positive, pro-active and experienced support worker to work with Jake, 17, in Rochester

Title: Female* Support Worker | Rochester, ME3
Location: Rochester, ME3
Nearest Train Station: Higham
Wage / Salary: £12.00 - £24.00 gross per hour, depending on shift**
Driver required? Essential
Use of a car? On duty, automatic vehicle
Essential Experience: Caring for children with complex physical disabilities within a family home, recognised care qualification, DBS check
Desired Experience: PEG feeding, driving an adapted vehicle
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Term time 24 hours / Holidays 37 hours per week. Flexible shift patterns, please see below
Family Pets: 3 dogs

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.

Jake, 17, lives at home with his parents, three siblings and 3 family dogs! Jake has complex physical and neurological needs and requires constant assistance with all aspects of personal and medical care.

This job will involve taking Jake out for different activities and trips, always with another support worker. When at home you will support Jake with his personal care and administer his medication via PEG. Experience with this is an advantage, but training and support will be given. The position will require the support worker to use a hoist.

This job will suit a caring, experienced and pro-active support worker who has previously supported a client with complex physical needs within a family home. You must be a team player, as Jake has a small but established team working with him already. A sense of humour is vital and you must also be considerate to the family’s needs and privacy when working in their home.

Great opportunity for a flexible support worker to join an experienced team and help maximise Jake’s independence. Training can be provided in this role. 5.6 weeks annual leave per year and £20 per week food allowance offered. To be considered for this wonderful role please apply today!

Flexible shift patterns to cover 24 hours term time:
Weekdays: 15:45 – 20:45
Weekends: 8:30 – 20:30
Nights: 20:30 – 08:30
School holidays 37 hours: 12 hours day and night shifts

**Hourly rate:
£12.00 gross weekdays
£14 gross weekends / waking nights
£24 gross Bank Holidays
Sleeping nights – minimum wage

*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.


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