Full Time Support Worker | KT2 - Kingston Upon Thames

£14.00 - £16.00 Gross per Hour - Support Worker
Ref: 1548 Date Posted: Monday 17 Feb 2020
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Up to £16.00 Gross per Hour. Multiple full and part-time support worker positions available on a new care team providing 2:1 24/7 supporting to a young man who sustained an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI). KT2





Title: Support Worker / Care Team | KT2
Location: Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT2
Nearest Train Station: Norbiton or New Malden
Wage: £14.00 Weekdays | £16.00 Weekends (Days / Waking Nights) £9.33 on-call nights weekdays | £10.66 on-call nights weekends | Gross per Hour
Driver required? Yes, essential
Use of a car? Yes, adapted vehicle on duty, automatic drive
Essential: Previous experience supporting a young adult client with complex care and medical needs
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Shifts are either 8.00am to 8.15pm, or 8.00pm to 8.15am. Full-time and part-time contracts, day and night shifts. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer set shifts, the rota is provided 4 weeks in advance.  

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:
Our client Charbel is 23 year old, he sustained a severe brain injury (ABI) following a road traffic accident 2 years ago. He is currently at a rehabilitation centre, soon to be discharged home to a house he will share with his family. Charbel has made a remarkable recovery thanks to his determination and strength, he has been wholly supported on his truly amazing recovery journey by his very loving and faithful family. Charbel communicates using his letter board, voice and phone. He is completely committed to engaging in his therapy and continues to exceed expectations in relation to his recovery. He is now brushing his teeth without assistance, can help dress himself and is completing standing transfers with some assistance. Charbel is very keen to get back to his academic studies and he is hopeful that with the support of his therapy team he will be able to enroll on a suitable course as and when the time is right.

Charbel is currently reliant on his wheelchair and continues to improve his strength and physical abilities with regular physio and hydrotherapy. He also has Occupational and Speech Therapy. Charbel will require 2:1, 24-hour support in his new home, he does have a PEG but is now mainly eating all of his meals, so it is hoped that this will be removed at some point in the future.  

Overview of role:
In this role you’ll provide hands on support for Charbel, working alongside one of his team members at all times. In this position you’ll work a mixture of day and night shifts (waking and on-call) so flexibility is essential. Charbel has an intensive therapy and rehabilitation program in place so you’ll actively work on this with him daily, and assist with all manual handling, personal care and all met all of his care needs. 

Who this job would suit:
You’ll be a team player who is proactive, compassionate, understanding and an excellent communicator, experience supporting a client with similar support needs is essential. 

What’s great about this job:
​It will be a great privilege to work alongside Charbel and his family to be alongside them as Charbel continues to recover

To apply, send your CV to: jade@snapcare.co.uk                

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