Title: Part Time Support Worker
Location: Guildford, GU1
Nearest Train: Guildford
Salary: Up to £25,766.00 gross per annum
Driver required? yes
Essential Experience: Supporting young clients with cerebral palsy, epilepsy
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 30 hours term time and 40 hours holidays
Family Pets: cat
About this client/child:
Mark, 14, is an active and engaging young man who has great sense of humour, loves all sports and music. His favourite sport is football and he is a Portugal and Liverpool supporter! He plays wheelchair tennis, enjoys swimming and has a huge passion for life. Mark has cerebral palsy and epilepsy which is well controlled with daily medication. Mark can walk independently for short distances but uses a walker and wheelchair at times.
Overview of role:
As his Support Worker, you will support Mark during his morning and afterschool routine. In the afternoons you will pick up Mark from the school, assisting with his personal care, homework and therapy programmes. Mark is taking part in Duke of Edinburgh award and you will have the opportunity to support him to achieve this. Mark has a younger brother aged 9, and you will build a trusting and engaging relations with both children. The working hours are: Term time: Monday – Friday 7.30am to 9.30am then 3.00pm to 7pm, Alternate Saturdays . School holidays:9.00am to 5.00pm. When the schools are closed due to lockdown the hours are similar to school holidays. Certain flexibility is possible for the right candidate. The hourly rate is £15.00 gross per hour weekdays, £17.00 gross per hour weekends.
Who this job would suit:
This fantastic opportunity will suit a sporty, active and kind Support Worker who has an interest in music and previous experience supporting young people with cerebral palsy. You will have a genuine interest in supporting young people and promoting their independence.
What’s great about this job:
This is a permanent position with a competitive pay rate. Mark and his family are a pleasure to work with and you will receive training and support from his Case Manager.
Who is recruiting for this role?
Snap Care will be carrying out all recruitment including shortlisting and recruiter interviews and arranging employer interviews.
Kamila is recruiting for this role
or 020 7729 2200
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