Full care team| Bournemouth, BH6 - Dorset

£13.00 - Support Worker
Ref: 1414 Date Posted: Monday 12 Aug 2019
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£13.00 gross per hour. Full care team needed for Daniel, 10, who has cerebral palsy and epilepsy

 

 

 

 

Title: Full care team| Bournemouth, BH6
Location: Bournemouth, BH6
Nearest Train Station:Bournemouth
Wage:£13.00 gross per hour 
Driver required? Not required
Essential: Working with children with complex medical needs, including epilepsy
Preferable: LIthuanian speaker, but not essential
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours:  Various shifts are available both weekdays and weekends. Term-time hours are 3.00pm to 8.15pm, weekends, 8.00am to 8.00pm, holiday full-time, flexible hours. We are also seeking waking night support worker for this family (waking night carer)

Daniel, aged 10, and his family are looking for wonderful new support workers to join their home care team. Daniel is a very happy and sociable child who responds well to sociable and engaging people who provide gentle and creative interaction. Daniel enjoys messy and sensory play and loves music; especially sound books. He loves being read to, spoken to and being part of whatever is going on.  Daniel has Cerebral Palsy, Epilepsy and Dystonic Spasms.  He is non-verbal and is fully dependent on others for all of his personal care, transfers and mobilisation in his wheelchair. Daniel is fed and has his medication administered via a gastrostomy.

This job will suit support workers with excellent experience of manual handling, hoisting and pressure area care. Daniel’s seizures are short, but it is essential that you have good epilepsy and medical experience to best support his needs. You will collect Daniel from school and support him with his after school routine and help get him ready for bed.

The family are Lithuanian and it would be beneficial if the Support Worker spoke Lithuanian too, though this is not essential. 

If you have good experience caring for a child with complex needs, please contact Kamila at Snap Care to confirm your availability and for more information about this great opportunity to work with the lovely Daniel and his great family who are well known to Snap. 

 

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
 

 

kamila@snapcare.co.uk

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