Gerrards Cross, SL9 | Waking Night Support Worker - Buckinghamshire

£13.00 gross per hour - Support Worker
Ref: 1570 Date Posted: Monday 17 Feb 2020
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£13.00 gross per hour. Waking Night Support Worker needed to Support Kevin aged 13 who has cerebral palsy, two nights a week. Travel opportunities to Spain!





Title: *Female Waking Night Support Worker
Location: Gerrard Cross, SL9
Nearest Tube/Station: Gerrard Cross
Wage: £13.00 gross per hour
Driver required? Preferable
Use of a car? On Duty, automatic
Essential: Experienced in caring for, and working with children with disabilities and non-smoker
Desirable: Confident swimmer
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Two nights per week, preference is for Wednesday & Thursday 8.00pm to 7.00am but the family can offer flexibility with the days. There is always an opportunity for Bank members of staff / additional hours
Family/Client Pets: Dog & Fish

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About this client/child:
Kevin aged 13, loves swimming, walking and being around people. Kevin has cerebral palsy, epilepsy and requires 24-hour care. He is tube fed and experiences severe reflux so can be quite sick at night.

Overview of role:
Kevin has an established bedtime routine. The night support worker will make sure that he is sleeping comfortably and safely. This will involve ensuring he has the appropriate medication and milk feed via his Gastrostomy and that any occasional seizures are closely monitored. You will be required to carry out Kevin’s personal care His temperature and the quality of his sleep needs to be logged regularly.

Who this job would suit:
The family is looking for someone trustworthy, reliable and caring, someone who has a willingness to learn and receive any necessary training. The family have a gorgeous holiday home in Spain so are ideally looking for someone who has the flexibility to travel with then during the school holidays.

What’s great about this job:
This is a very rewarding position working closely with Kevin’s family and their small team. This is a role where you are sure to feel really valued and in turn make a valuable difference to Kevin and his family.

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